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Aug
Rep. Mark Walker visited the Randolph-Asheboro YMCA June 30th. He is pictured here talking with volunteers in the garden. August is a great time to invite your Congressional leaders and your state elected officials to visit outreach programs. Lawmakers, like...

31

Jul
Did you know that there are only 940 Saturdays between the day your child or grandchild is born, and the time he or she graduates high school? As a father of two daughters who are preparing to enter into their...

25

Jul
As parents prepare to send their children back to school this month, many will also be deciding where to send their children after the bell rings. According to the Afterschool Alliance, healthy eating and physical activity are important considerations among...

13

Jul
North Carolina Every Student Succeeds Act and Child Care Development Block Grant Updates The NC Alliance of YMCAs has been actively involved in supporting physical education requirements for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) at the state level in coalition...

15

Jun
TWO NC YMCAs WIN NATIONAL TURNIP THE BEET AWARD Thirteen organizations were nominated by the Summer Nutrition Team at the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) for a...

14

Jun
Y-USA's Character Development Learning Institute (CDLI) - Scaling Now! As you may know, five Ys in North Carolina (YMCA of Greater Charlotte, YMCA of Western NC, YMCA of Northwest NC, YMCA of Alamance County and YMCA of the Triangle) have...

14

Jun
NC OUT-OF-SCHOOL TIME MAPPING DATABASE YMCAs have an opportunity to register their afterschool programs in a new statewide database that will help families find care that is right for them. The NC Center for Afterschool Programs developed a statewide, searchable...

14

Jun
Talking with Donors About Tax Law Changes Due to the extent of changes in federal tax law and the degree of confusion and misinformation those changes have generated, charities should already have begun to communicate several basic messages to their...

28

May
Healthcare and Community Partners Come Together to Build New Tool for a Healthier North Carolina Access to high quality medical services is crucial to being healthy, but a large part of a person’s overall health and well-being, as well as...

04

May
Every day in each of our YMCAs, community members enter our facilities seeking information and assistance in meeting a goal or desire, many for the first time. We have one chance to make a great first impression. A well-led cause-driven...