S23 Calendar

WS23 Calendar Updates

SOLD OUT | Brats, Beer & Brackets, presented by Charles Schwab @ Youth Challenge
Mar 14 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We can’t wait to celebrate another NCAA Basketball season! Save the date for this annual event for basketball-lovers! Tickets are sold out! Click here to view and purchase 50/50 sideboards! Want to learn about remote bidding options? Contact Carolyn Palmer at [email protected] or 440-892-1001 x 13.

Join us at YC on March 14, 2023 for
Brats, Beer & Brackets, presented by Charles Schwab!

You can’t beat this for a Tuesday night: juicy brats, cold beer, and an exciting auction experience. Brats, Beer, & Brackets, presented by Charles Schwab, is an exciting Calcutta-style auction for NCAA Tournament basketball teams presented by Young Professionals for Youth Challenge. Bidding for teams will take place in a live auction event. Auction conducted by: Bob Hale of Benefit Auction Services, LLC.

Tickets are $40 each or you can score two tickets for just $70. A catered bratwurst dinner will be provided by Italian Creations and lots of beer and other drinks will be on hand!

NEW FOR 2023: 

  • Reserved tables are available! Tables for 6 guests are just $210 each. Tables for 8 guests are $275.
  • You could win just for participating in the event! When you enter the event, purchase a 50/50 sideboard, purchase an auction package, or donate to the Fund-a-Need, you’ll receive a raffle ticket. At the end of the night, we’ll select one winner of $400!
  • Grab your friends, neighbors, and family and create a betting syndicate. A syndicate is created where everyone in your group pools their money for increased buying power. New this year, we will be offering a syndicate concierge to manage group payments, payouts, and provide other needed support. Contact Carolyn Palmer at [email protected] for more information.

Anchors Aweigh with YC, Annual Benefit & Auction @ Music Box Supper Club
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Save the date for YC’s Annual Benefit & Auction at Music Box Supper Club on April 22, 2023. Click here to purchase your tickets! 

YC’s Annual Benefit & Auction is our largest fundraiser of the year, typically raising more than $200,000 in vital funding for YC programming. The event includes delicious food, an open bar, live entertainment, an exciting fund-a-need program.

Before and during the event, there are lots of great ways to support this YC:

  1. Grab your tickets by clicking the link above. If you’re having trouble purchasing your tickets online or would like to purchase over the phone, please give us a call at 440.892.1001 x 13.
  2. Purchase a $10,000+ Cash Raffle ticket!  Tickets are just $100 each and can be purchased at Winners will be drawn at the event on April 22 and do not need to be present to win.
  3. Donate to our fund-a-need! Your donation provides vital programming for young people with physical disabilities and their teen volunteers. No gift is too small to make adventures happen at YC!
  4. Bid on exciting silent auction packages. The auction goes live on Monday, April 17, 2023. Stay tuned!

Thank you to our generous event sponsors!

Platinum Plus Sponsors:

Platinum Sponsor:

Gold Sponsors:

Stacy & Steve Nock

Silver Sponsors:

Bar Sponsors:

Entertainment Sponsor:

Parking Sponsor:

Technology Sponsor:

Corporate Supporters:


Thank you to all the small businesses supporting our 2023 Auction! The auction will be live on Monday, April 17.

Where Will Color Take You? 5K Race / 1-Mile Walk & Roll @ Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Jun 17 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am

Join the Sherwin-Williams Women’s Club in supporting Youth Challenge at Where Will Color Take You?, a 5k race and 1-mile walk & roll at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo on June 17, 2023. We can’t wait to see you at the Zoo! Color can, however, take you anywhere, and virtual options are available.

Registration is now open!


Where Will Color Take You? raises vital funds for Youth Challenge. YC brings together young people with physical disabilities and teen volunteers who inspire each other through adapted sports, recreation and social growth activities.

Sherwin-Williams will be generously matching all donations to Youth Challenge, up to $5,000, doubling your impact!

Visit to donate today. You can also sponsor a Youth Challenge participant and/or family on race day. Thank you for supporting children with disabilities and their teen volunteers!

Interested in volunteering for the race? Sign up today at!

Special Recognition: In the 1980’s, Dave Hardman, President of the Board of Trustees, had the vision to support Youth Challenge through an annual Race Day. More than 35 years later, Youth Challenge is excited to partner with Sherwin-Williams and expand Dave’s vision! We are so grateful to the Hardman Family for their support spanning more than three decades.

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

Champion Sponsor:

Color Sponsor:

Friend Sponsors:

Corporate Supporters:

Interested in sponsoring the event? Contact Carolyn Palmer at [email protected].


Battle of the Bartenders @ Edgewater Beach House, Cleveland @ Edgewater Beach House
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Battle of the Bartenders @ Edgewater Beach House, Cleveland @ Edgewater Beach House | Cleveland | Ohio | United States

The battle rages on! Join Young Professionals for Youth Challenge (YP4YC) for this fun bartending event at the Edgewater Beach House on Lake Erie. Team Board, Team Staff, and Team YP4YC will be competing for your tips once again.


  • This event is ages 21+.
  • Free admission ($5 suggested donation if you can)
  • Food and drink available for purchase.
  • 50/50 Raffle
  • Outdoor event, rain or shine (don’t worry, the Beach House has a roof!)
  • Bring cash for tips!

The team that collects the most tips for Youth Challenge will be crowned the winner! Click here to learn more about the Edgewater Beach House.

Can’t make it but want to support your favorite team? Make a donation below. Donations must be received by 7:45 pm on Friday, July 28 to count for your team!

Team Board: DONATE

Team Staff: DONATE