Youk’s Kids was founded in 2007 by New York Yankees third and first baseman Kevin Youkilis to support the health and well-being of children. Initially, Youk’s Kids supported children by aligning with small, grassroots charities who needed both financial assistance and increased public support. The following organizations were chosen as partners between the years of 2007 and 2010 because, like Youk’s Kids, they are concerned with the health and well being of children. The following outlines our past successes with our previous partners:
Joslin Pediatric Center was able to publish Managing Childhood Diabetes: A Family Teamwork Approach as a resource to educate the families of those dealing with pediatric diabetes.
With a $50,000 match challenge from Youk’s Kids, Lovelane Special Needs Horseback Riding Program was able to more than triple the number of participants in their annual spring 5K roadrace and more than quadruple the dollars raised to support their Susan McDaniel Tuition Assistance Fund. A second match challenge of $25,000 was provided in 2010.
Youk’s Kids hosted a shower for Christopher’s Haven and furnished two apartments for families of children undergoing cancer treatment. These apartments are critical to the comfort and care of these children and their families, as many re-locate to receive the highest quality treatment.
Working with corporate partner, Bain Capital, Youk’s Kid coordinated a brand new state of the art computer lab for the students at Nativity Preparatory School.
As we stride forward with our Athletes for Heroes program, we thank and recognize these organizations, and applaud their efforts to improve the lives of children.
Youk’s Kids mission is to create a community of support, increase awareness and advocate for the health and well-being of children.
New Balance is a top-performance athletic gear company and is the official sports wear of Kevin Youkilis. New Balance is a major corporate supporter of...Learn More
Sarah has been a long time supporter and friend of Youk's Kids. She has generously donated her time and design work to help us create our brand and revamp...Learn More
Spectrum Marketing Companies specializes in Direct Mail, Printing, Publishing, Large Format Sign Printing, Graphic Design, Web Design and Email Marketing. ...Learn More
Liberty Bay Credit Union serves the Greater Boston area, and with over 27,000 members it is one of the oldest and most established credit unions in New...Learn More
Qdoba believes that perfection is achieved through skilled cooks, an open grill, and a friendly environment. Qdoba created the Youk Burrito for the 2010...Learn More
Since the inception of Youk's Kids, Mark's Movers has donated storage and moving services, as well as supported many community events including the 2009...Learn More
Phillips Candy House has been creating home made treats since 1925 and is Boston's oldest chocolatier. Phillips Candy House has supported Youk's Kids...Learn More
Harpoon Brewery showcases some of the best craft beer in New England. Harpoon Brewery has hosted two events for Youk's Kids, providing an intimate atmosphere...Learn More
Callanan & Klein Communications partners with a wide variety of organizations to create innovative communications and public relations programs. From...Learn More
Nantucket Nectars makes fresh products from all real ingredients. Nantuck Nectars has generously doanted product to many of Youk's Kids events including...Learn More
Growth Spark is a Boston-based web design, WordPress development and web marketing agency that helps small businesses and non-profits grow their online...Learn More
Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse is a delicious restaurant with two Massachuestts locations in Boston and Foxborough. Davio's also has a sister restaurant,...Learn More
Manganaro Northeast is a subcontracting firm that has specialized in quality drywall and acoustical ceiling work in schools, health care occupancies and...Learn More