YG Institute Blog & Updates


We are thankful

It is Christmas week and we are thankful for your support, today we thanks Yrwil Guanipa and his fiance Laura Lantigua for being the first toy donor this year.

Christmas Toy Drive

Everybody get ready for the Christmas Toy Drive we are hosting this year!

Here are some of the donations that have been made already! We are so excited to give these away this year!

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Thank you for all of your donations!

Give Miami day was a success, thanks to all of you! Thanks to all of you who support #yginstitute on "GIVE MIAMI DAY" yesterday. Your kindness helps us to continue our mission and our work of community inclusion as well as the integration of families and communities...

Today is Give Miami Day!

TODAY IS GIVE MIAMI DAY. Show your love for Miami and open your heart to donate to us to continue our work of community inclusion and the integration of families and communities in the Reentry Process. Click the link and type YG Institute at "Find your Cause" then...

Back to School event was a success!

Back to School event at Riverside Half Way House yesterday was special. The reentry process is difficult, special events like the one yesterday brings joy and enhance self confidence for those in reentry. Thanks to our sponsors Lawyer Leonardo Valdes, an anonymous...

You Make YG

William Rodriguez

Meet our new volunteer Williams Rodriguez from Coral Reef High School. He is volunteering for his future college life. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyaouAbRYUc

Maya Lalita, our youngest donor

Gratitude and love to our youngest donor Maya Lalita and her organization GIFTS-Goods for Inmates Families to Share for the donations of toys for children with a parent at #RiversideHouse in the pictures Maya Lalita and Diana Rodriguez.


Summer 2020 intern: Lorena

Meet Lorena, an integral part of our organization during our summer of 2020. She helped us with her exceptional organizational skills and excel expertise. Lorena was part of our Youth Summer Intern 2020 program. She did a great job in our organization, working as a...

Our summer 2020 Interns: Alquisha

Meet Alquisha, one of our summer 2020 interns, whom we valued deeply for her help in our organization. Alquisha was one of our Youth Summer Interns in 2020. She was in charge of doing our office inventory and Criminal Justice research. As an intern in our program, she...

Our summer 2020 interns: Angelina

Meet Angelina, one of our interns! Angelina was in charge of preparing #yginstitute newsletter. She is a talented, organized, and bright high school student. We are thankful for the excellent work that you did in our organization helping us serve our community. We...

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