February 27, 2024

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Family Y extends meals program through holiday seasons for children in will need

The Family YMCA of Greater Augusta will have free shelf-stable meals and snacks available at area YMCA locations throughout the holiday season.

Family Y extends foods method via vacations

To assistance people amid faculty closures and the upcoming winter season split, the Y is ramping up efforts to supply additional food to small children in require. Meal bags with 3 breakfasts, three lunches and 7 treats will be accessible although supplies previous at the Augusta South Relatives YMCA, Wilson Family YMCA, Thomson Family YMCA and Loved ones YMCA Crew Headquarters.

The Y also has Blessing Containers with shelf-stable groceries for 7 days of foods (breakfasts, lunches and snacks) for little ones. Bins are 1 for each child and ought to be reserved in advance on the Y’s website for pickup on the following times:

  • Dec. 22 at location YMCA branches
  • Dec. 26 at YMCA Crew Headquarters
  • Dec. 29 at region YMCA branches
  • Jan. 2 at YMCA Group Headquarters
  • Jan. 5 at region YMCA branches

Reserve a Blessing Box and see addresses at www.thefamilyy.org.

The Y’s Meals Program is component of a 12 months-round energy to tackle baby starvation. They have presented seize-and-go meals through the COVID-19 pandemic at all region branches. By the conclude of 2020, the Y will have served more than 900,000 meals and snacks to youngsters and teens throughout the area.

Companies give absent holiday break toys

Augusta Regional Airport, the Richmond County Marshal’s Office environment, the Augusta Partnership for Kids and a number of area corporations recently partnered to supply 89 youngsters with  toys for the holidays.