Privacy Policy

Thank you for choosing to partner with us in a society that treasures the safety, well-being and self-worth of every child. Your trust and confidence is important to us. The following privacy policy is to protect and secure the personal information you provide to our organization. This policy covers information you provide online as well as information you may provide to us via other offline means.


Youth Outreach Services provides this policy so that you can be aware of our security practices and the way your personal information is collected and used. Changes to this privacy policy will be sent to the email in your account. You also are provided with an opportunity to remove your name from our mailing lists, if you so choose.


Instances in which your information may be collected:

  • If you e-mail us or fill out an online form requesting information or materials from our organization
  • If you subscribe to an online subscription such as an email newsletter or email network.
  • If you make a donation via online, mail, telephone or at an event.

The online information we collect from you may include your name, address, city, state, zip, telephone number(s), email address, and when making a donation, a credit card number and expiration date.

In order to improve and enhance our online services, we may also periodically ask you to provide voluntary information such as testimonials, contact preferences, online suggestions, or information regarding your demographical information.

To unsubscribe from the YOS mailing list, send an email with “UNSUBSCRIBE” in the subject line to


Your information is used to benefit your involvement in our effort:

  • Enabling you to complete a transaction online
  • Issuing you an income tax receipt for your donation
  • Updating you on giving and volunteer opportunities

Credit card numbers are only used for processing payments of your donation and/or sponsorship pledges. We also provide you the opportunity to remove your name from our mailing list (please review the corresponding section of this privacy policy below).


The first protection we ensure is that Youth Outreach Services never sells, rents, leases or exchanges your personal information with other organizations. The identity of all who contact us through our website will be kept confidential. Use of your information is restricted to persons employed or contracted by Youth Outreach Services who agree to abide by our pledge of confidentiality.

Youth Outreach Services makes every effort to ensure the security of your information. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the proper use of information, we have established and implemented appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Youth Outreach Services uses Internet Encryption Software, Transport Layer Security (TLS) Protocol when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as credit card information. Any information you enter is encrypted at your browser, sent over the public Internet in encrypted form, then tokenized to permanently remove access to your credit card information in our database. Youth Outreach Services adheres to the PCI Security Standards.


You can be removed from any future communications  or simply reduce the amount of communication you are receiving by contacting us at or calling us at 773.777.7112.

If you determine that information in our database is inaccurate or it has changed, you can modify your personal information by calling us at 773.777.7112.


Youth Outreach Services
2411 W. Congress Pkwy.
Chicago, IL 60612




When Youth Outreach Services requests confidential information (such as credit card numbers) on Youth Outreach Services website, we use a certified and encrypted technology called Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). This technology has proven itself over the years to be safe. It’s actually proven to be safer than using your credit card at stores. You will know you’re on a secure page, because the web address will begin with “https://” rather than “https://” You may also receive a message and/or see a lock symbol to let you know you are on a secure page. If you’re not on a secure page, you’ll be notified with an error message.

When you give information on a secure page:

  1. Your information is encrypted at your browser on these safe pages.
  2. It is then sent over the public Internet in encrypted form.
  3. Then tokenized to permanently remove access to your credit card in our database.
  4. Youth Outreach adheres to the PCI Security Standards.


You agree that your use of the Web site is subject to the following Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions may be modified at any time and from time to time; the date of the most recent changes or revisions will appear on this page. Continued access to the Web site by you will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to the Agreement. If you do not agree with the Terms and Conditions, please do not use this web site.

The materials contained on the web site are provided by the Non-Profit Name as a service to you for your use on an “as is, as available” basis. You acknowledge that you are using the web site at your own risk. Non-Profit Name assumes no responsibility for error or omissions in these materials. Non-Profit Name makes no commitment to update the information contained herein. Non-Profit Name makes no, and expressly disclaims any and all, representations or warranties, express or implied, regarding the web site, including without limitation the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of text, graphics, links, products and services, and other items accessed from or via the Web site, or that the Web site will be uninterrupted, error-free, or free of viruses or other harmful components. No advice or information given by Non-Profit Name or any other party on the web site shall create any warranty or liability.


 All gifts are final and no refunds are provided.