News & Events

This section of the Fishers Youth Assistance Program (FYAP) website provides the latest information on FYAP's activities what is happening with our organization.

FYAP Issues 2018 Annual Review

Fishers Youth Assistance Program has issued its 2018 Annual Review. Readers can learn more about the organization’s activities and those who supported them in 2018.

BoomBozz Pizza & Taphouse to Help Raise Funds for FYAP in June

June 5, 2018 - BoomBozz Pizza & Taphouse in Fishers will give a percentage of its proceeds on Wednesdays in June to Fishers Youth Assistance Program. Bring the following flyer and present it to your server on the dates mentioned. 

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Community Partners Step Up to Support FYAP Programs

April 26, 2018 - Community partners from across Fishers contributed more than $30,000 to support this year's Fishers Youth Assistance Programs, including its upcoming Summer Lunch Program. The fundraising drive was highlighted at the April 25 Vibenomics open house to introduce community and business leaders to their new space in downtown Fishers. See our sponsors list below.

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BRONZE SPONSORS: BLASTMedia, Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, Citizens State Bank, ClearObject, Delv Design, Duke Energy, Hagerman Group, Iconic Digital, Knowledge Services, Magnolia Bank, Meyer Najem, OfficeWorks, OurHealth, Paragon, and Rebar. 

IN-KIND SPONSORS: Brown Forman Beverages, Four Day Ray, Hot Box, Mathoos Egg Rolls, Riviera Maya, Sprint, and Taylor's Bakery.

FYAP Proud to be a Community Partner for The Peyton Riekhof Foundation's Night of Hope Event

March 4, 2018 - Parents and teens (6th to 12th grades) are invited to attend The Peyton Riekhof Foundation's Night of Hope Event on March 20, 2018 at Fishers High School. The event takes place from 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. in the auditorium. Dinner will be provided. The Fishers Youth Assistance Program (FYAP) has been a community partner to the Foundation for several years. We will be on site to answer any questions about resources available to families who need support for any number of issues. Go to the RSVP page to register for this important event. 

FYAP to Co-host Feb 22nd Presentation of SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in the Digital Age

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Jan. 30, 2018 - Several local community organizations, including Fishers Youth Assistance Program, are hosting a special screening of the movie, SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in the Digital Age, on Feb. 22, 2018 at Fishers High School.

A self-professed documentary about the biggest parenting issue of our time, SCREENAGERS addresses this most pervasive issue head on by depicting teen struggles over social media, video games and internet addiction. The film helps kids and parents find the best ways to navigate the digital world provides families with resources. 

This FREE event is presented by: FYAP, YMI, Parents in Partnership and Peyton Riekhof Foundation. Make sure to RSVP for seats.

Youth Assistance Takes Part in March 6th Hamilton County Career Hiring Fair



Fishers Youth Assistance Program Names 2018 Board of Directors

Jan. 30, 2018 - The Fishers Youth Assistance Program (FYAP) recently approved new leadership for its Board of Directors, including Deputy Mayor Leah McGrath, president; Jessica Billingsley, secretary; and Paul Count, treasurer. Additionally, the organization welcomed its 2018 Board of Directors. They include:


  • Lisa Allen, Independent Non-Profit Organization Management Professional

  • Brad Battin, RQAW

  • Jessica Billingsley, Church Church Hittle & Antrim

  • Steve Burzynski, Imavex

  • Lynda Carlino, Former S.P.O.R.T.S. Executive Director

  • David Compton, Pulte Homes

  • Paul Count, The National Bank of Indianapolis

  • Amy DeLucia, St. Louis de Montfort

  • Nick Duvall, Little Red Door Cancer Agency

  • Ty Gerig, Sease, Gerig & Associates Public Relations

  • Dr. Bijender Kumar, Hancock Regional Hospital

  • Camishe Nunley, Independent Mental Health Counselor

  • Deb Polise, Berkshire Realty

  • Troy Robertson, Marketing Cloud at Salesforce

  • Anderson Schoenrock, Memory Ventures

  • Sneha Shah, Midwest Ear Institute

  • Cathy Worrall, HSE Schools Teacher


  • Deputy Mayor Leah McGrath, City of Fishers

  • Lieutenant Dave Dunbar, Fishers Police Department

  • Lieutenant Mike Johnson, Fishers Police Department

  • The Honorable Steven Nation, Hamilton County Superior Court

  • The Honorable Paul Felix Judge, Hamilton County Circuit Court

  • Dr. Mike Beresford, Hamilton Southeastern Schools Assistant Superintendent

  • Tricia Akers, Hamilton County Youth Assistance Program Director

Fishers Youth Assistance Program Issues Inaugural End-of-Year Review

Jan. 29, 2018 - Fishers Youth Assistance Program (FYAP) has issued its Inaugural End-of-Year Review about the organization's activities since its inception in the Fishers community.