Our mission is to assist, serve, and support those who are in need in our community, develop leadership skills among our membership, and promote mother-son relationships. 

Paige Singh

Paige Singh with her son

Starting a YMSL chapter has been one of the most rewarding nonprofit service projects I have ever undertaken.  Looking back to the beginning, less than two years ago, it is hard to imagine that it all started during a casual lunch in a restaurant in our small town, when I asked three of my friends if they would help me help our boys make a difference by starting a new YMSL chapter.  We formed as a board of four, which then quickly grew to nine, and off we went.  After countless hours planning, organizing and preparing, we were crossing our fingers that there would be enough interest to fill two classes, with 9th and 10th grade young men.  Little did we know.  Today, we are a thriving chapter, with three full classes of young men and their mothers and a robust prospective membership list for next year’s incoming class.

At a recent moms’ meeting, we went around the room and shared our favorite YMSL memories.  Many of the stories shared were centered around the strong mother/son bonds created while performing YMSL-related community service together.  As important, however, there were several comments about the joy it has been to have the opportunity to work alongside other moms and sons, feeling a sense of connection and community. And others commented on the pleasure it has been to watch the boys grow together, both with their classes and as individual young men.  Several moms came up to me after that moms’ meeting, with tears in their eyes, thanking me for giving them the opportunity to participate in such a wonderful organization.  It was in that moment that I realized this had worked - we had done it, together! 

Paige Singh
President, Redwood Chapter of YMSL
Redwood City, CA
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At a recent moms’ meeting, we went around the room and shared our favorite YMSL memories.  Many of the stories shared were centered around the strong mother/son bonds created while performing YMSL-related community service together.  As important, however, there were several comments about the joy it has been to have the opportunity to work alongside other moms and sons, feeling a sense of connection and community. And others commented on the pleasure it has been to watch the boys grow together, both with their classes and as individual young men.  Several moms came up to me after that moms’ meeting, with tears in their eyes, thanking me for giving them the opportunity to participate in such a wonderful organization.  It was in that moment that I realized this had worked - we had done it, together! 

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At a recent moms’ meeting, we went around the room and shared our favorite YMSL memories.  Many of the stories shared were centered around the strong mother/son bonds created while performing YMSL-related community service together.  As important, however, there were several comments about the joy it has been to have the opportunity to work alongside other moms and sons, feeling a sense of connection and community. And others commented on the pleasure it has been to watch the boys grow together, both with their classes and as individual young men.  Several moms came up to me after that moms’ meeting, with tears in their eyes, thanking me for giving them the opportunity to participate in such a wonderful organization.  It was in that moment that I realized this had worked - we had done it, together! 

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At a recent moms’ meeting, we went around the room and shared our favorite YMSL memories.  Many of the stories shared were centered around the strong mother/son bonds created while performing YMSL-related community service together.  As important, however, there were several comments about the joy it has been to have the opportunity to work alongside other moms and sons, feeling a sense of connection and community. And others commented on the pleasure it has been to watch the boys grow together, both with their classes and as individual young men.  Several moms came up to me after that moms’ meeting, with tears in their eyes, thanking me for giving them the opportunity to participate in such a wonderful organization.  It was in that moment that I realized this had worked - we had done it, together! 

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Starting a YMSL chapter has been one of the most rewarding nonprofit service projects I have ever undertaken.  Looking back to the beginning, less than two years ago, it is hard to imagine that it all started during a casual lunch in a restaurant in our small town, when I asked three of my friends if they would help me help our boys make a difference by starting a new YMSL chapter.  We formed as a board of four, which then quickly grew to nine, and off we went.  After countless hours planning, organizing and preparing, we were crossing our fingers that there would be enough interest to fill two classes, with 9th and 10th grade young men.  Little did we know.  Today, we are a thriving chapter, with three full classes of young men and their mothers and a robust prospective membership list for next year’s incoming class.

At a recent moms’ meeting, we went around the room and shared our favorite YMSL memories.  Many of the stories shared were centered around the strong mother/son bonds created while performing YMSL-related community service together.  As important, however, there were several comments about the joy it has been to have the opportunity to work alongside other moms and sons, feeling a sense of connection and community. And others commented on the pleasure it has been to watch the boys grow together, both with their classes and as individual young men.  Several moms came up to me after that moms’ meeting, with tears in their eyes, thanking me for giving them the opportunity to participate in such a wonderful organization.  It was in that moment that I realized this had worked - we had done it, together! 

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At a recent moms’ meeting, we went around the room and shared our favorite YMSL memories.  Many of the stories shared were centered around the strong mother/son bonds created while performing YMSL-related community service together.  As important, however, there were several comments about the joy it has been to have the opportunity to work alongside other moms and sons, feeling a sense of connection and community. And others commented on the pleasure it has been to watch the boys grow together, both with their classes and as individual young men.  Several moms came up to me after that moms’ meeting, with tears in their eyes, thanking me for giving them the opportunity to participate in such a wonderful organization.  It was in that moment that I realized this had worked - we had done it, together! 

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Starting a YMSL chapter has been one of the most rewarding nonprofit service projects I have ever undertaken.  Looking back to the beginning, less than two years ago, it is hard to imagine that it all started during a casual lunch in a restaurant in our small town, when I asked three of my friends if they would help me help our boys make a difference by starting a new YMSL chapter.  We formed as a board of four, which then quickly grew to nine, and off we went.  After countless hours planning, organizing and preparing, we were crossing our fingers that there would be enough interest to fill two classes, with 9th and 10th grade young men.  Little did we know.  Today, we are a thriving chapter, with three full classes of young men and their mothers and a robust prospective membership list for next year’s incoming class.

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At a recent moms’ meeting, we went around the room and shared our favorite YMSL memories.  Many of the stories shared were centered around the strong mother/son bonds created while performing YMSL-related community service together.  As important, however, there were several comments about the joy it has been to have the opportunity to work alongside other moms and sons, feeling a sense of connection and community. And others commented on the pleasure it has been to watch the boys grow together, both with their classes and as individual young men.  Several moms came up to me after that moms’ meeting, with tears in their eyes, thanking me for giving them the opportunity to participate in such a wonderful organization.  It was in that moment that I realized this had worked - we had done it, together! 

Paige Singh
President, Redwood Chapter of YMSL
Redwood City, CA
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