In From The Cold raises more than $16,000 for YES Shelter for Youth and Families

Total includes $5,243 raised by Wild Rock Outfitters at special event in November

Including the 2017 concert proceeds and a donation from Wild Rock Outfitters, the annual In From The Cold Christmas concert has now raised over $126,000 for youth and families since 2000. (Photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW.com)
Including the 2017 concert proceeds and a donation from Wild Rock Outfitters, the annual In From The Cold Christmas concert has now raised over $126,000 for youth and families since 2000. (Photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW.com)

Organizer John Hoffman reports that In From The Cold raised a total of $16,183.36 for YES Shelter for Youth and Families in 2017.

The proceeds include $10,985.36 from two sold-out concert performances at Market Hall Performing Arts Centre in Peterborough on December 8th and 9th.

As part of its celebrations of 25 years in business, Wild Rock Outfitters raised another $5,243 at a special event on November 29th that featured Olympic cyclist Emily Batty. Wild Rock donated the proceeds to In From The Cold for YES Shelter for Youth and Families.

With the 2017 proceeds, In From The Cold has now raised over $126,000 for youth and families since 2000.

The funds will go to support services and programs at YES Shelter for Youth and Families, including temporary housing for homeless youth and families, educational and employment programs, and a food cupboard.

Wild Rock Outfitters will also be supporting YES Shelter for Youth and Families with a special VIP screening of the 2018 Best of Banff Mountain Film Festival on Monday, January 15th at Market Hall Performing Arts Centre. All proceed from the screening will be going to YES.

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