Support the YYSO and YES!

Student tuition pays for approximately 50% of our annual expenses. Fundraising, donations and grants make up the balance. All fundraising is done by volunteers — mostly parents! Our philosophy is to have just a few key fundraisers that generate revenue to meet the other 50% of our expenses. In this way, we can keep our primary focus on the student musicians and the music.

Contributors: Please click here for a list of our generous sponsors and donors.


Fall Fundraiser: The YYSO and YES! are selling Butter Braid® Frozen Pastry Dough. Please contact us if you would like to participate! Click here for more information about our Fall fundraiser

Click here to read Ode to a Butter Braid®


Spring Fundraiser: In 2010 we held our first Waltzing with the Youth Symphony fundraiser. Please join us this year for an elegant, fun-fulled evening of music, dancing and desserts! Click here for more information about our Spring fundraiser


Donations any time! It’s easy to support the YYSO and YES! Soon, you will be able to use a DONATE button on any page of our website to donate online securely. For the time being, you are welcome to send a donation to our P.O. Box address using the General Donation Form. If A Little Youth Symphony in Your Past or The Ripest Peach tickle your heart, just follow the instructions in each of those links. Thank you so very much!

A Little Youth Symphony in Your Past? Please click here to read this story

The YYSO and YES! are subsidiaries of the Yakima Symphony Orchestra (YSO), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Donations for the YYSO and YES! through the YSO are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.

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