YMCA of Southern Maine

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The Forecaster on the Y's Adaptive Services Program Auction
Published: 03.23.16 - In a March 22, 2016 article, The Forecaster's Kate Gardner took a closer look at our Adaptive Services Program and our Annual Adaptive Services Auction, an event which funds this free community program. Read the article here. By your tickets to the auction here and join us on April 7th, 6-9pm, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Freeport.
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WMTW News 8 Highlights LiveSTRONG at the YMCA
Published: 03.22.16 - WMTW News 8's Kyle Jones took a look at our LiveSTRONG at the YMCA program, highlighting the Y's mind, body, spirit, approach to well-being. Learn more about how the YMCA of Southern Maine is helping cancer patients become cancer survivors here.
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WCSH6 207 Shares Adaptive Services Participant Story
Published: 03.15.16 - On March 14th Reporter Rob Nesbitt of WCSH6’s 207 shared the determination story of our Adaptive Services participant Gretchen and her determination in fighting MS. As Rob reported: “The YMCA of Southern Maine will be holding an auction next month in Freeport to raise money to help keep one of its free programs going. Around 80 members of the
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United Way of York County Awards the Y Two Grants
Published: 02.26.16 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 2016 CONTACT: Sarah Leighton sleighton@ymcaofsouthernmaine.org YMCA OF SOUTHERN MAINE RECEIVES UNITED WAY OF YORK COUNTY 2016 COMMUNITY INVESTMENT (Biddeford, Maine) – The YMCA of Southern Maine announced that it has been awarded two one year grants from United Way of York County totaling $16,625. This
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'Inside Philanthropy' Highlights the Y's National Campaign
Published: 02.11.16 - Inside Philanthropy takes a look at the Y's history and new national campaign, pointing out our mission to serve all members of every community: http://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2016/2/11/seizing-the-moment-the-ymca-spotlights-its-equity-mission-wi.html
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The New York Times covers The Y's First Ever National Advertising Campaign
Published: 01.26.16 - For the first time in the YMCA's 160-plus year long history, we have created and launched a national advertising campaign. This campaign speaks to our cause and we are proud of the hard work that was put into its creation. The New York Times wrote a wonderful article for the launch of this national campaign. You can find the article and links to the
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WGME CBS 13 News, Portland Features Amazing Casco Bay High School Swim Program
Published: 01.12.16 - Thank you to WGME CBS 13 News, Portland for covering the wonderful work of Casco Bay High School students who developed a swim program for their classmates who are new to America! This program not only teaches students how to swim, but helps the students find confidence and friendship. Watch the story here:
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WCSH6 207 Features Remarkable Uniting Story at the Y
Published: 12.09.15 - Thank you, WCSH 6's 207 and Journalist Rob Nesbitt for telling the amazing story of our very own Theo and Bernard who grew up together in Burundi and reunited at the Y 25 years later! Watch the story here.
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