Tuesday, November 29th marks the annual day of giving. It is held the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, and following cyber Monday, it marks the beginning to the season of giving and generosity. "#GivingTuesday harnesses the potential of social media and the generosity of people around the world to bring about real change in their communities; it provides a platform for them to encourage the donation of time, resources and talents to address local challenges. It also brings togethe
The AYC is so thankful for our community: wonderful kids who run the halls daily and remind us why we are here, doting parents watching their young ones reach new heights, exercisers young and old, devoted staff, engaged Board, and amazing donors! We are nothing without all of you - THANK YOU! What are you thankful for? Please share your stories here: firstname.lastname@example.org
The AYC annual Thanksgiving Dinner this year was another success. The dinner served 757 meal, 330 of which were to children. thank you to the Volunteer Servers from New Balance and local Community Members. AND A BIG "WOW! Thank you!" to Kitchen Staff Lydia Butler, Tara Nadeau, and Ms. Shirley. We received so many generous donations from this community that we able to cover all food expenses for the dinner. Thank you for serving our community. Check out the event.
Teaching your kids the importance of giving thanks and learning how to do that during the holidays is the most important part of the season. There are a variety of ways to teach kids how to show someone you are thankful, what being thankful truly means, and what to be thankful for. Below are some cute crafts and projects to introduce the topic of thanks that encourage creativity and spending quality time together. Postcards of Thanks: Sending post cards in the words of what y
Every Year we serve Thanksgiving Dinner to hundreds of folks in our community for free. Last year we served 692 meals and are hoping to reach 750 this year! Community residents who enjoy this meal include folks from: - Sacred Heart Soup Kitchen - Families Matter - Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter - Reach & Rise Therapeutic Mentoring Program - AYC After School Program As you can imagine we spend almost 2 months preparing for this event. We will cook over 25 turkeys and utilize o
All month long, Boys & Girls Clubs of America will celebrate brave soldiers and their families during Military Family Appreciation Month. On Friday, Nov. 11 at 5pm our staff and Club members will gather and take a moment to honor our nation’s veterans. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE!
Happy Halloween Everyone! On this festive Monday the AYC held our annual parade for trick-or-treater's to get an early start and grab some snacks from the AYC staff! Early Childcare kids dressed up in as princesses, Minions, cowboys and unicorns and paraded down the halls collecting goodies.