Big Bang 2019 Prep Featured

June 2019 Newsletter

Highlights This month, we’ve been busily prepping for Big B.A.N.G. Weekend 2019, ensuring that everything’s set to run smoothly on the big days (July 12 and 13). That includes printing flyers, sharing videos, pitching to our partners, registering kids, connecting with NFL and college football players … it’s a LOT OF WORK, but we ARE…

KYJO May 2019 Newsletter Featured

May 2019 Newsletter

Highlights May is Mental Health Awareness Month and, as you can imagine, that means something special to us at KYJO. As an organization that works with kids from all walks of life, helping those kids achieve better mental health is a BIG DEAL to us, which is why we worked to become an accredited Mental…

April 2019 Newsletter

Highlights It’s April, which means it’s time to gear up for Big B.A.N.G. weekend! This year’s Big B.A.N.G. (our 7th!) will take place July 12 – 13, with a pre-game celebration at Fresno’s Dave & Buster’s on Friday night, and the FREE “Believe and Achieve” football clinic once again taking place at Fresno State’s Bulldog…

KYJO Youth Leadership March 2019 Newsletter Featured

March 2019 Newsletter

Highlights As we roll through March, mental health care is foremost on our minds. Our journey toward converting into a Short-Term Residential Treatment Program has taught us that we need to look at some aspects of our program through a different lens, and be open-minded enough to think differently. But also, we need to encourage…

KYJO CA Executive Alliance 2

February 2019 Newsletter

Highlights Last week, the KYJO team was blessed to attend the 2019 CA Alliance Executive’s Winter Conference. With the state mandating many changes regarding Continuum of Care Reform (CCR) and the Integration of Mental Health Services, it’s truly a blessing to be a part of the Alliance family. They help us make sense of all…

KYJO Angel Tree 2018 Featured

January 2019 Newsletter

Highlights: Angel Tree Thank You … Thanks to our many wonderful Angel Tree sponsors and hosts, over sixty (60!) underprivileged youth received Christmas gifts this year – making 2018 a great KYJO Christmas. All our KYJO kids’ wishes were fulfilled, and we received some amazing presents, including Kindles, Beats headphones, a guitar, a Nintendo Switch,…

Nixon KYJO Success Story

KYJO Success Story: Nixon

Last month, Nixon (pictured above) showed what consistent hard work and dedication can do, by becoming one of the most successful residents in KYJO history!  Nixon moved up to the fourth and final stage (Test) of our residential group home program, a testament to his perseverance and straightforward attitude. Nixon faces down his fears and struggles each day because he’s dedicated to…