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Serving DeKalb County, IL Since 1993

We are Philanthropists!

YEP members benefit from multiple opportunities to build leadership, communication, social, and analytical skills. High school youth from all across DeKalb County join to learn more about philanthropy in the community where they live. In the 2016/2017 year, YEP granted $11,588 to benefit youth programs and organizations in our community.

2017-18 Executive Committee

  • Stephen Poorten, Co-Chair, Sycamore High School
  • Tyler Hull, Co-Chair, Sycamore High School
  • Danniela Estrada, Grants Chair, Sandwich High School
  • Cameron Carani, Outreach Chair, Sycamore High School
  • Libby Swedberg, Secretary, Sycamore High School

2017-18 Members

  • Megan Baker, Sycamore High School
  • Katie Banasiak, Sycamore High School
  • Kaylin Beinarauskas, Sycamore High School
  • Clara Biletzky, Sycamore High School
  • Will Biletzky, Sycamore High School
  • Kristina Biundo, Sycamore High School
  • Anthony Biundo, Sycamore High School
  • Owen Bockman, Sycamore High School
  • Ellie Bowers, Sycamore High School
  • Timothy Braun, Sycamore High School
  • Ben Briscoe, Sycamore High School
  • Joshua Burns, Sycamore High School
  • Cameron Carani, Sycamore High School
  • Jake Carani, Sycamore High School
  • Brayden Crome, Sycamore High School
  • Drew Donahoe, Sycamore High School
  • Mason Dukes, Sycamore High School
  • Ben Gehant, Sycamore High School
  • Teresa Gramer, Sycamore High School
  • Donny Gramer, Sycamore High School
  • Jared Grubbs, Sycamore High School
  • Grace Gruner, Sycamore High School
  • Cole Heinisch, Sycamore High School
  • Morgan Heinisch, Sycamore High School
  • Tyler Hull, Sycamore High School
  • Jake Hull, Sycamore High School
  • Emma Keicher , Sycamore High School
  • Bennett Keierleber, Sycamore High School
  • Tom Kruis, Sycamore High School
  • Kyle Kruskol, Sycamore High School
  • Kate Majerus, Sycamore High School
  • Sophie McComb, Sycamore High School
  • Madeline McCormick, Sycamore High School
  • Kaiylee Mecklenburg , Sycamore High School
  • Riley Melton, Sycamore High School
  • Sophie Melton, Sycamore High School
  • Carsten Menzer, Sycamore High School
  • Grant Minnihan, Sycamore High school
  • Hannah Mizgalski, Sycamore High School
  • Courtney Mulligan, Sycamore High School
  • Kelsey Mulligan, Sycamore High School
  • Trinity Nordbrock, Sycamore High School
  • Ashley Parks, Sycamore High School
  • Jaden Peck, Sycamore High School
  • Joslin Peck, Sycamore High School
  • Samatha Perri, Sycamore High School
  • Emalyn Polz, Sycamore High School
  • Stephen Poorten, Sycamore High School
  • Jason Pottorff, Sycamore High School
  • Megan Sapita, Sycamore High School
  • Jakob Siegal, Sycamore High School
  • George Stice, Sycamore High School
  • Wyatt Strohacker, Sycamore High School
  • Libby Swedberg, Sycamore High School
  • Alex Taylor, Sycamore High School
  • Erin Templin, Sycamore High School
  • Haley Thomas, Sycamore High School
  • Alaina Thompson, Sycamore High School
  • Tess Thompson, Sycamore High School
  • Madeleine Vinz, Sycamore High School
  • Zach Wilkinson, Sycamore High School
  • Ariyana Williams, Sycamore High School
  • Maria Wright, Sycamore High School