The Jorgen Yde (JY6) Foundation

is a non-profit 501(c)(3) public charity that raises awareness and funding for pediatric cancer research and leukemia research. Our vision is to support pediatric cancer research that provides better treatments and leads to cures for leukemia and all pediatric cancers.


Provide funding to recognized nonprofit organizations committed to finding a cure for pediatric cancers, furthering the education of leukemia and pediatric cancer, fund those 501(c)(3) entities that care for leukemia and children cancer patients, and furthering the understanding of the disease.

JY6 Events

Our four primary fundraising and awareness building events:


To provide individualized reading, writing and life skills tutoring that empowers adults in the Sioux Empire to reach their potential.


For all adults to have the literacy skills they desire.

No Fees

We do not charge for our services.  REACH is a community-based agency funded by Sioux Empire United Way, grants, events and private donations.

One to One Tutoring

Volunteer tutors provide a critical link that adult learners with limited literacy skills need.  They receive training, ongoing support, and work to ensure each learner meets their goals.


REACH provides program materials, training, online information and successful community partnerships that allow both the tutor and learner to thrive and learn.

Adults with strong literacy skills will

  • raise children who are good readers
  • be good employees
  • keep themselves and their families healthy
  • be active in their communities
  • advocate for themselves
  • avoid crime.

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