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News From the Y

TODAY’s #ShareKindness campaign aims to inspire 1 million acts of generosity

TODAY

This is the second holiday season that TODAY is celebrating stories of empathy and generosity, with the goal of inspiring 1 million acts of kindness. Share yours with TODAY using the hashtag #ShareKindness. (By TODAY with our sponsor YMCA)
TODAY

Saints, YMCA team up to help needy families with meals for Thanksgiving

WGNO-TV

More than 1,000 families in New Orleans will have a nice Thanksgiving meal thanks to the New Orleans Saints and the Dryades YMCA.
WGNO-TV

YMCA offers Nov. 8 child care so you can vote

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YMCA of the USA is trying to make sure you can get to the polls. On Friday, the Y announced they’d be offering child care so parents can vote on Nov. 8.
USA Today

Art Show Tells Stories of Refugees Through Their Own Creations

"Triumph of the Human Spirit," an art show put together by Houston's YMCA is helping refugees tell their stories through artwork. 
KTRK-TV Houston

Amid Political Tensions, a Bid to Bring Together Immigrants, Americans

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Newsweek

Newsweek visits a Welcoming Week event hosted by the Staten Island YMCA's New Americans Welcome Center and finds a community seeking to build bridges. 
Newsweek

7 Smart Tips for First-Generation College Students

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Y-USA's Frederick Riley has some great tips for first generation college students. 
Money.com

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