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2nd Annual Shoe Giveaway

Local McDonald’s owner/operators, John and Carmen De Carrier and the Golden State Foods (GSF) Foundation partnered with Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council (BYNC) to provide more than 150 pairs of shoes for children in Back of the Yards through GSF Foundation’s Best Foot Forward program. The GSF foundation is a non-profit organization that helps […]

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A Back of the Yards West Point Story

Sitting upright with perfect posture in his living room sofa chair, Back of the Yards College Prep (BOYCP) Senior Zorian Flowers described how, like many before him, a book helped shape and inspire his future.  Flowers, 17, was recently accepted into the prestigious United States Military Academy known as West Point.  He credits Battle Dress, […]