Posted on: 03/26/2015

Johnston, IA — Youth Homes of Mid-America is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 “Friend of Youth” award which annually recognizes those individuals and organizations that exemplify the mission and spirit of Youth Homes of Mid-America.  The “Friend of Youth” award is the highest level of recognition that Youth Homes can bestow on any one person or organization and represents the values and character we wish to instill in the kids and families Youth Homes serves.

O’Donnell Family
Polk County Board of Supervisors
Sammons Financial Group

The “Friend of Youth” awards will be presented on April 17th at Youth Homes 71st Annual Meeting to be held at the Izaak Walton League where Youth Homes will also celebrate the leadership of our Directors and Trustees, the dedication of our staff and the generosity of our friends.

About Youth Homes of Mid-America

Youth Homes of Mid-America is a non-profit social service agency serving both young men and young women that offers individualized programs and services for children and families with behavioral, emotional, and educational difficulties. YHMA maintains a focus on strengthening family life, re-establishing the self-worth of the individual, and teaching basic skills for living in the community.  YHMA has been providing services to Iowa youth and families since 1943.

For additional information, contact Wendy Ingham at 515-276-3473, ext 205 or