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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


YMCA Expands Summer Meal Program for Local Students

It's tough to work and play on an empty stomach, but a lot of local children have problems getting enough food. Seven years ago the YMCA decided to do something about it; this year they've taken it even further with special programs at two San Jose elementary schools. mercurynews.com


Keeping Kids From Going Hungry Over Summer Break

While summer should be a fun time for kids, it can be a hungry time for those who relied on school lunch programs for filling, healthy meals. If you’re a parent struggling to fill the summer hunger gap, there are resources available to help feed your kids. usnews.com


At a YMCA Near You, a Course for a Diabetic Nation

After being diagnosed with pre-diabetes, a 37-year-old woman in New York seeks out help from the YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program. nytimes.com


Local Y Joins Efforts to Break World Record for Largest Swim Lesson

Nearly 38 people, ages 4-74, participated in a swim lesson at the Livonia Family YMCA in an attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson. HometownLife.com


Young Readers Program Helps Students Stay Active

More than 500 students from Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Mooresville and Lincoln County are hitting the books, back in school for several weeks this summer as part of the YMCA's "Y" Readers program.  WCNC.com


Free Summer Activities for Kids

The Wilkes-Barre YMCA is offering free fun and healthy food to kids through Food-N-Fun @ The Park. Eyewitness News


The Y to Serve 5 Million Healthy Meals this Summer to Combat Child Hunger

In an effort to combat childhood hunger, the Y will offer its free Summer Food Program at more than 1,100 sites nationwide to keep youth healthy, active and well-nourished all summer long. Read more.


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