Yukon groups get more than $68K for programs supporting marginalized youth


Sixteen organizations across Yukon are sharing more than $68,000 in funding to go toward supporting Yukon’s marginalized youth.

The money comes from the Youth Investment Fund, which is administered by the youth directorate, a branch of the territorial government’s executive council office.

The Youth Investment Fund provides financial support twice a year, to short-term projects aimed at youth under 19 years old with limited opportunities.

Each of the organizations were notified earlier this month, letting them know that they would be receiving amounts between $501 and $5,000. 

Therapeutic horseback riding

The Freedom Trails Therapeutic Riding Association has been offering therapeutic horseback riding for 25 years.

When the program was first created the association only had

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