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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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News From the Y

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

YMCA Distributes 8,000 Back-to-School Backpacks in Lexington

The YMCA of Central Kentucky sponsored 18 Back to School Rallies around Lexington simultaneously, distributing an estimated 8,000 backpacks with paper, notebooks and other materials needed for the school year.
Kentucky.com

Y Readers Wins National Summer Learning Award

A YMCA Charlotte program that helps Charlotte-Mecklenburg students with reading skills has been recognized as one of the most effective summer education programs in the country.
CharlotteObserver.com

Summer Program For Hungry Kids Gets Creative With Food Delivery

In rural Hopkins County in western Kentucky, where children are widely dispersed, the Y is taking a creative approach to bring healthy meals to kids in harder-to-reach areas.
NPR

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My Son the Youth Governor

Riley: Youth and Goverment™ Governor in the making. 

Denise knows her son, Riley, may not grow up to be a star basketball player, but she's pretty proud of him as a great debater. In fact, she loves the Youth and Goverment™ program so much that she has these glowing words to say, even if she's not looking forward to every aspect of raising a teen. more

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