YMCA of Southern Maine

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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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L.L. Bean joins Casco Bay for Forest Friday
Published: 11.04.15 - Every Friday, the preschoolers at our Casco Bay Branch have Forest Friday. Rain or shine, the students take the classroom outdoors and learn amongst the beautiful landscape that surrounds the branch. Recently, we invited L.L. Bean to join us for Forest Friday and thank them for their support. Every year we are the beneficiary of the L.L. Bean 4th of July
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World Service Acts at Northern York County's Childcare Center
Published: 10.20.15 - Every month, the YMCA of Southern Maine’s Northern York County’s Childcare Center gives their time and support to a nonprofit that serves our community. The children learn about these organizations, help create displays for donation locations, and take part in social responsibility - one of our areas of focus here at the Y. This month, our
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Halloween 2015 at the Y!
Published: 10.08.15 - Are you ready for ghoulish, ghostly, spooky fun? Join us with your friends, family, or as a volunteer at one of our four branches for our annual Halloween parties! Greater Portland Branch: Friday, October 30, 10:00am-11:00am during Prime Time. Meet us in the lobby to join our spooky costume parade and go trick-or-(healthy) treating to various offices and
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