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YMCA’s Rowe Scholars Program enriches education at Port Richmond High School

There is an educational enrichment program on Staten Island that's really making a difference in the lives of young people. Since 2010, Port Richmond High School students have been offered the opportunity to participate in the Y Rowe Scholars Program, an elite enrichment program, funded by the YMCA of Greater New York. Read more…

COJO Continues Outstanding Work For Children

Children Of Jamaica Outreach (COJO) has dedicated its resources to help make a difference in the lives of under served children in Jamaica as well as the United States. COJO also contributes to a number of programmes in New York, including Project Helping Hands - an after-school homework assistance programme at the YMCA in Queens, the YMCA summer internship programme, and the Leaf of Life organisation, which transports critically ill children from various countries around the globe to the United States for life-saving surgery. Read more…

Holiday Helpers

Christmas came early as Randy Foye and Isaiah Whitehead joined 30 local kids for a shopping spree at Modell’s, right across the street from Barclays Center. The rookie point guard is a Brooklyn native who starred at Coney Island’s Lincoln High School before going on to Seton Hall and the NBA. Ten of the kids in attendance came from the Coney Island YMCA. Read more…