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Camp Sokokis a family favorite in Biddeford
Published: 07.14.17 -

The YMCA of Southern Maine - Northern York County Branch campus in Biddeford is hosting Camp Sokokis for children throughout the summer and it's an event that families wait all year for.


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Portland YMCA Opens Day Center for Homeless Families
Published: 06.09.17 -

A Maine YMCA is helping homeless families by opening a day center to provide shelter and community support. U.S. News & World Report reports.

 


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YMCA opens day center to help homeless families
Published: 06.08.17 -

Families experiencing homelessness in the Greater Portland area will soon have a safe and dependable place to spend the day thanks to a partnership between the YMCA of Southern Maine and Greater Portland Family Promise. The Family Promise Day Center at the YMCA will welcome four families through its doors when it opens on July 9th. WMTW reports.


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Families facing homelessness will soon have safe place to spend day
Published: 06.08.17 -

PORTLAND (WGME) -- Families facing homelessness will soon have a safe place to spend their day. Two organizations are teaming up to make it happen. The YMCA of Southern Maine and the Greater Portland Family Promise are creating the Family Promise Day Center, which will welcome four families through its doors. Those families can do things like shower and do laundry. And the children can take advantage of the Y's programs, including swim lessons and summer camp. The day center is scheduled to open up on July 9. 

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YMCA aims to unite community through healthy programs
Published: 12.28.16 - There are lots of things happening at the YMCA of Southern Maine everyday, but our mission is always our number one focus. Learn about our cause, our programs, and more in the Journal Tribune's interview with our Northern York County Branch's Executive Director, Kate Noonan!
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Society Notebook: Spotlight on the wide impact of the Y
Published: 11.21.16 - The Portland Press Herald joined us at our Annual Celebration! Learn more about this event and our cause in their Society Notebook piece released on November 20, 2016.
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Maine Public: Southern Maine YMCA Offering Free Child Care to Voters
Published: 11.08.16 - The YMCA of Southern Maine is offering free childcare for parents while they vote on November 8, 2016. As part of the Y's focus on Social Responsibility, CEO Helen Breña says the Y wants “To help parents be able to have a safe place for their kids so they can go and exercise their right to vote, which is important for everybody to do.”
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Portland Press Herald: YMCA of Southern Maine will offer free child care on Election Day
Published: 11.08.16 - Join the YMCA of Southern Maine on election day for free childcare while you vote! From 7am-1pm and 4-8pm your kids can be safe and have fun at the Y while you exercise your right to vote. Learn more in the Press Herald here.
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