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Youth Villages offers a number of fundraising events in the following states/regions:

Memphis and the Mid-South

Soup Sunday
Feb 25th 2018 | FedExForum, Memphis, Tenn.
A wonderful annual tasting event that's great for the whole family.
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YV5K & 10Miler
April 21st, 2018 | Memphis, Tenn.
The annual YV5K is held every spring to benefit the children of Youth Villages.
Learn more.


Bartlett Pickleball Tourney
April 6-7, 2018 | Bartlett, Tenn.
The annual pickleball tournament is held every spring to benefit the children of Youth Villages. Learn more.

Dodge This! Tournament
August 4, 2018 | Memphis Metro Volleyball, Memphis, Tenn.
Amateur and professional teams compete in a double elimination dodgeball tournament.
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Stanky Creek Half & Full Marathon
Sept 16th. 2018 | Bartlett, Tenn.
Join us for an exciting "trail run" event.
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IREM Golf Tournament
September 13th 2018 | Cherokee Valley Golf Club, Olive Branch, Miss.
Contact Peggy Schrecker at (901) 275-5237 to play in or sponsor the event.
Learn more.


Tiger Tickets for Kids
Fall 2018 | Memphis, Tenn.
Go Tigers Go! Purchase Memphis Tigers football tickets for children in Youth Villages' programs. Learn more.

Memphis Euro Auto Fest
September 29th 2018 Youth Villages Bartlett Campus, Bartlett, Tenn.
See classic examples of Jaguar, Mercedes, MG, Porsche, Triumph and more.
Learn more.

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Nashville and Middle Tennessee

Ultimate Trivia Contest
March 6, 2018
Everything raised will benefit Youth Villages of Middle Tennessee’s Friend In Need program which provides basic needs to local children and families in emergency situations. Register.

Preds GOLD Party
Feb 20, 2018
Grab your Preds GOLD and come out to the Corner Pub in The Nations (Nashville’s newest hot neighborhood) to catch the Preds Game on Tuesday, Feb. 20th as they take on Detroit. Register.


The 7th Annual Vanderbilt MBA Golf ClassicThe 7th Annual Vanderbilt MBA Golf Classic
May 3, 2018
Please join us as The Owen Golf Club hosts a fun-filled day at Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin, Tennessee, to benefit Youth Villages’ YVLifeSet program. More Info.

The CrossFit Forte Force For FamiliesCrossFit Forte FORCE for FAMILIES Partner Competition
April 14th, 2018 | 9AM
Crossfit Forte • Nashville, TN
Don't miss the BEST competition in Nashville!
CrossFit Forte and Youth Villages will host a community-wide partner competition on Saturday, April 14th at 9 am benefiting Youth Villages. More Info.

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Jackson and West Tennessee


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T.O.U.G.H. Run
Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018
9:00 A.M.
Inner Harbour Campus

Join us for a 3.1 mile trail race through a natural, wooded setting on the 1200 acres of Youth Villages Inner Harbour Campus. This course is designed to challenge you physically and allow you to enjoy the outdoors as a form of experiential education. Learn more.


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New England

Spring Celebration
April 26, 2018 | Boston Massachusetts
Join Youth Villages and Boston’s philanthropic leaders for an inspirational night to benefit the expansion of the YVLifeSet TM program in Massachusetts. Learn more

Spring Party
April 26, 2018 | Boston, Massachusetts
Join Boston’s top change-makers and young professionals for a night of networking, raffle prizes, drinks and dancing to the music of DJ Chris Roxx. All event proceeds will benefit Youth Villages YVLifeSet™ program, which helps former foster youth and other vulnerable young adults ages 17-22 to make a successful transition into independent adulthood.Learn More


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North Carolina

KiteTales: An Evening of Stories that Soar
May 17, 2018 | Charlotte
The evening includes cocktails, stories and auction to benefit the YVLifeSet program. For more information contact John Horton at 704-510-5642.

Join us for Kite Night!
May 10, 2018 | Durham
Youth Villages North Carolina Triangle Kite Society invites you to an evening of good music, great beer, and even better community. Learn about Youth Villages’ mission, hear from a former foster youth and find ways to get involved. For more information contact Jason West at 919-474-6375 or click here to purchase tickets and make donations.

Kitetales Oregon Event

KITETALES: An evening of music, storetelling, and community support
May 24 2018 | Wieden + Kennedy
224 NW 13th Ave.
Portland, Oregon 97209

The annual Oregon KiteTales Event is an opportunity for those who are passionate about being a force for Oregon families to come together. The evening will be comprised of a music, storytelling, great food, and the honoring of the Pat Ritz Award recipient. Learn more.


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- 2016 Holiday Heroes gift drive, Dec. 2016 (Boston, Massachusetts)

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- Holiday Heroes gift drive, Dec. 2016 (North Carolina)

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- Back to School Drive, Aug. 4, 2016 (Boston, Massachusetts)

Photo Gallery - Video - KiteTales: Stories that Soar, June 2016 (Charlotte, North Carolina)

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- 2016 Cornhole for a Cause, May 15, 2016 (Boston, Massachusetts)

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- 2016 Mississippi Tribute to Excellence Gala, April 2016

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- 2016 YV5K & 10Miler, April 16, 2016 (Memphis, Tennessee)

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- 2016 Spring Celebration (Boston, Massachusetts)

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- 2016 Soup Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016 (Memphis, Tennessee)

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- 2015 Cornhole for a Cause - Massachusetts, May 31, 2015 (Somerville, Massachusetts)

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- 2015 Cornhole Tournament - Charlotte, N.C.

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- 2015 Youth Villages Massachusetts Spring Celebration, April 28, 2015 (Boston, Massachusetts)

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- 2015 YV5K & 10Miler, April 18, 2015 (Memphis, Tennessee)

Photo Gallery - 2014 Holiday Heroes Gift Drive, Dec. 3, 2014 (Boston, Mass.)

Photo Gallery - 2014 Women of Excellence Breakfast, Oct. 9, 2014 (Boston, Mass.)

Photo Gallery - 2014 YV Cornhole Tournament, Sept. 25, 2014 (Durham, N.C.)

Dodge This! 2014

Photo Gallery - 2014 Dodge This! Tournament, August 2, 2014 (Memphis, Tenn.)

Photo Gallery - 2014 School Supply Shindig, July 30, 2014 (Boston, Mass.)


Photo Gallery - 2014 Ultimate 10k & 5k, June 28, 2014 (Bartlett, Tenn.)

About Us
Youth Villages is a national leader in children’s mental and behavioral health bringing help and hope to more than 25,000 children, families and young people across the United States this year. The organization offers a continuum of evidence- and research-based programs, including its two national models: YVIntercept, which offers intensive in-home services, and YVLifeSet, which gives former foster youth a good start on a successful adulthood.
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