We empower & invest in YEScarolina High School Teachers & our youth to provide opportunity through entrepreneurship education. Our goal is to produce workforce ready youth throughout the state who are able to create business, grow wealth and impact South Carolina’s economic development!
This inspiring and enchanting gala was held on Friday, October 11th, 2019 at the beautiful Galliard in downtown Charleston “Celebrating 15 years of Opportunity & Empowerment through Entrepreneurship!” This is our annual fundraiser and is held each year to celebrate and support youth entrepreneurship education. South Carolina student entrepreneurs, teachers, scholarship recipients & award winners are honored at the gala. Around 500 guests enjoyed this black tie optional affair with a student business showcase, silent & live auction, awards dinner with decadent desserts provided by Butcher & Bee, live entertainment provided by alumni Illusionist Caleb Alexander, music by The Paul Quattlebaum Party Band , a ” Winners Choice” Exclusive Travel Raffle for 2 sponsored by Gwynn’s of Mount Pleasant & a very special Send a Child to YES StartUp Camp Diamond Raffle sponsored by Diamonds Direct!
YEScarolina Raised $281,000!
The proceeds from our successful gala will help us to expand our curriculum reach into more high poverty – low performing high schools in South Carolina, with a goal too implement our curriculum into 1/3 of all Public High schools by 2021! Assistance from members of the community, help us to provide the resources we need to improve student achievement in our community.
We thank all of our gala guests, volunteers, sponsors & donors again for their generous support of this event and YEScarolina’s mission to give young people in South Carolina a brighter future through entrepreneurship!
VIP LUXURY EXPERIENCE SPONSOR
WINE SPONSOR & DONOR
|Kitchen Family Charitable Fund|
|The Heinauer |
|University Capital Partners|
RON MOTLEY AWARD SPONSOR
|Will Jamieson||Kathy Salmanowitz|
WINNERS CHOICE TRAVEL RAFFLE SPONSOR
SEND A STUDENT TO YES STARTUP CAMP DIAMOND RAFFLE SPONSOR