Debbie Nelson & Associates, LLC (DNA) is proud to announce its sponsorship of The Mentoring Group’s upcoming Youth Economic Summit (YES). DNA is supporting YES by providing brand, logo and design services for the new event.

On October 24-26, the inaugural YES event will target youth, ages 14 to 18 years old and from diverse backgrounds, to participate in character-building forums and workshops. The numerous workshops and speakers are designed to discuss pertinent topics relating to youth today. Topic areas include volunteerism, leadership & diversity, economics & education, health & science, politics & law enforcement, and career & entrepreneurship here in Greenville. The YES Summit will commence at the Greenville Hyatt and then venture to several places throughout the community, including a tour of downtown Greenville on Sunday. If you’re interested in becoming a mentor or if you would like more information please visit

The Mentoring Group:

The Mentoring Group is a nonprofit 501(c)3 full-service mentoring agency, providing one-on-one and group mentoring opportunities for in-school youth between the ages of 12 to 21 years old. The goal is to pair each child in the program in a one-on-one mentoring friendship and engage them in innovated group activities with trained, caring adults who will promote change, foster individual responsibility and respect, while building confidence. The Mentoring Group also provides technical support to community and faith-based mentoring organizations.

DNA Creative Communications

DNA is the leading communications expert in South Carolina for nonprofit and government organizations that enhance quality of life in their communities. We build relationships with key audiences through branding, public relations, event management and online strategies. Our partners are organizations within the education, human services and sustainability sectors.

Founded in 1997, DNA has worked with more than 230 organizations and is the proud recipient of numerous awards from the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals, the South Carolina Public Relations Society of America and the American Advertising Federation. Annually, DNA offers our Live Here Give Here program and Shine the Light on Your Nonprofit educational series, featuring training and workshops for nonprofit organizations. For more information, call 864.235.0959 x2 or visit