Youth Emergency Services (YES, recently received a $20,000 grant from the Lincoln Financial Foundation. YES plans to use the grant to fund its continuum of services programming. All financial focus remains on providing food, shelter, and programming for youth experiencing homelessness and near-homelessness in the Omaha community.

“We are incredibly grateful for the Lincoln Financial Foundation’s continued support of YES and the youth that we serve,” said YES Director of Development Barb Farho. “We are proud to call them a community partner that we know we can depend upon to help YES fulfill its mission of working toward ending youth homelessness.”

Lincoln Financial Foundation awards grants to hundreds of nonprofits each year that empower and improve the lives of people in their communities. They work with nonprofit organizations that adhere to the best practices and can point to proven outcomes in human services (including safe emergency housing and services to prevent homelessness), education, and financial wellness. To learn more about the Lincoln Financial Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Lincoln Financial Group, visit

Youth Emergency Services offers a full continuum of care to ensure all youth receive the support they need, no matter their situation. This includes a Street Outreach Center, Emergency Shelter, Transitional Living Program, Prevention, Rapid Rehousing, Transition in Place (TIP), and Maternity Group Home. Learn more about YES at