Recent Projects

  • YVC June 21 Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

    Mark your calendars! Youth Volunteer Corps is holding a Pizza Ranch fundraiser on June 21! WHEN: Wednesday, June 21 (5:00pm-9:00pm) WHERE: Pizza Ranch (2505 King Avenue W) WHAT: YVC Members! Invite friends and family to come to Pizza Ranch for dinner on June 21. Pizza Ranch will donate 20% of customers’ orders if customers let Pizza Ranch […] Read More ›

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    Global Youth Service Day at Wild Words

    As part of Global Youth Service Day, on Friday, April 21 Youth Volunteer Corps members helped encourage Wild Words youth to read by participating in the reading of Montana ghost stories. We then played board games while talking with Wild Words kids! Thanks to Wild Words for inviting us to participate in their event! Read More ›

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    Read Across America Day

    As part of #readacrossamerica, Youth Volunteer Corps of Yellowstone County members sorted & packed book bins for area youth with limited access to books. Thanks to the YVC members who participated in this event! For more information about local Read Across America efforts go to Read More ›

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    Pumpkin Painting for St. John’s

    Youth Volunteer Corps members had a great time painting pumpkins yesterday evening! These pumpkins, generously donated by our friends at Albertsons (3137 Grand Ave), will be enjoyed by St. John’s Lutheran Ministries residents during a grand pumpkin display on Halloween!  Read More ›

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    YVC Animal Shelter Project

    It’s been a great month of YVC summer projects! Starting with the most recent, YVC members participated in a project at the Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter. We painted a storage shed (it’s looks great!), made animal toys, put together adoption packets, learned about animal behavior, and got to meet some animal friends during a tour […] Read More ›


    YVC Ready or Not Disaster Response Project

    Thanks to the Youth Volunteer Corps members who participated in last week’s Ready or Not YVC project! On June 15, 16, & 17 we learned about disaster preparedness, met with a number of Yellowstone County’s disaster response leaders, and helped register over 200 community volunteers for the COYOTE ’16 disaster exercise! The COYOTE ’16 exercise […] Read More ›

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    Global Youth Service Day at Family Service, Inc.

    On Saturday, April 18 Youth Volunteer Corps members participated in a Global Youth Service Day event at Family Service, Inc. Partnering with the Montana State University Billings Student United Way group, YVC members learned about how Family Service benefits the Billings Community and then participated in a number of project activities. Activities included sorting and […] Read More ›

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    YVC Day 2016

    The first YVC Day was held on March 5. YVC Yellowstone County participated in the nationwide event by making handmade “Wishing You a Happy Day” cards for senior recipients of Meals on Wheels dinners. YVC members also sorted and donated gently used books and made book marks for Head Start students in order to encourage […] Read More ›

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    Read Across the Globe

    We had so much fun being a part of Read Across the Globe, a global effort to encourage students to read! Read More ›

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    Summer 2015

    This summer we had a lot of fun and collectively served 1212 hours! We volunteered at the Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter, Family Service Inc., Friendship House, ZooMontana, Parks and Rec Amend Park Community Garden, Pictograph Cave State Park, Moss Mansion, and St. John’s.   Read More ›