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ELESAIR and NAWC Programs, West Side YMCA (New York, NY) Quote by NYC Commissioner of Immigrant Affairs Nisha Agarwal (Photo by Arthur Ram)

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Celebrating Lights On Afterschool, Oct. 23

The Meeting Waters YMCA is joining over 10,000 organizations nationwide in raising awareness of the impact afterschool programs have on kids and communities. 
Reformer.com

YMCA of the USA Names New President and CEO

YMCA of the USA, the national office of the 2,700 YMCAs in the U.S., has named Kevin Washington as its new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective Feb. 1, 2015. 
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Missoula Y Supports Sister Y in Sierra Leone during Ebola Outbreak

In response to the Ebola outbreak, Missoula YMCA partners with Sierra Leone YMCA in raising awareness and distributing basic, life-saving sanitation supplies.
NPR

YMCA Collects Uniforms, Shoes for Families in Need

As part of a commuity initiative to give back, the Weston YMCA organized a clothing drive, bringing more than 300 school uniforms and shoes to families in need.
Sun-Sentinel.com

YMCA Hands Out 1,200 Boxes of School Supplies

The Kishwaukee Family YMCA recently distributed 1,200 boxes of school supplies to provide the tools children need to succeed in the classroom. 
MidweekNews.com

YMCA Garden Feeds Bodies and Souls

One YMCA garden is making an impact in residents' lives, providing nutritious produce in an area where it's scarce.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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New York Marathon's Men's Field is Loaded

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The 2014 TCS New York City Marathon is the last major marathon of the fall. Despite Berlin boasting a world record performance from Dennis Kimetto and his training partner Eliud Kipchoge brilliantly winning Chicago, New York has the deepest field of them all, featuring Wilson Kipsang, Geoffrey Mutai, Stephen Kiprotich and Meb! more

What You Must Know If You Have Baby Fever

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Have you been sucked in by all of the adorable babies in your Facebook feed? Do you coo at every infant you see in the grocery store? You may not be able to contain your throbbing ovaries much longer, the baby fever is coming for you!  more

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