Official Sponsors of the Tyler Elite Quarter Back Academy

The Yam in the Community

The Candied Yam is committed to making a difference by partnering with the community. We are proud to sponsor the young men of Tyler Elite QB Academy. 

The Candied Yam has also proudly supported the following organizations: 

  • The Pantry
  • Young Life of East Kentwood High
  • Taste of Kentwood
  • Grand Rapids Public Library - Taste of Soul Sunday
  • Grand Rapids Legacy Luncheon
  • Blue Gym
  • Job Corp
  • Lansing S.T.E.M. Camp
  • AARP Foundation
  • Valleywood Middle School
  • Uplight Omega Psi Phi
  • Kent County Black Caucus

and a magnitude of church groups and other non-profit organizations in and around Michigan. 

Donation Request

We receive a great deal of requests for product donation and sponsorship all year. We do our best to fulfill requests in a timely manner. For consideration and to make an adequate decision please submit your request at least 90 days in advance. Send an email with contact information and any collateral on your event to