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Children’s Aid AmeriCorps Team Completes 24-Hour Service Challenge!

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Recently five members of our AmeriCorps program completed a 24-Hours of Service Challenge. The team consisted of Nicole Vanterpool, Samanatha Pena, Yatnery Almonte, and Marielle Rodriguez, all of whom serve as trainers with the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). The day started at 8 a.m. at the TGIM Bronx Impact Community Giveback event, where our volunteers helped set up and then keep the booths running smoothly.

Equipped to Succeed

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Having access to technology is becoming increasingly important to success at school. But technology doesn’t come cheap. Many of the youth we serve are at a disadvantage because computer gear is often out of reach.

Hope Students Win National Schwab Scholarship

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Jana Partners' Volunteers Lend Green-Thumb to Go!Healthy Program

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JANA Partners did it again! This is the third year the firm’s employees have volunteered to work on the Go!Healthy initiative that educates kids and adolescents about wellness and nutrition.

Citi Volunteers Keeping Wagon Road in Top Shape

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On June 7, The Children’s Aid Society was thrilled to welcome nearly 60 Citi volunteers to our Wagon Road Camp in Chappaqua, NY, for Citi’s 2014 Global Community Day. Volunteers from many areas of Citi, including bankers, branch managers, and technology, rolled up their sleeves to help prepare our camp for its summer season.

Celebrating Our AmeriCorps Graduates

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On Tuesday, June 24, The Children’s Aid Society celebrated the AmeriCorps members who have completed their terms at various schools throughout NY. These graduates have been essential with their work as assistant facilitators, outreach coordinators, and student success mentors helping both parents and students better navigate the school year.

In Memoriam - Herman Bagley

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Weeks ago, on May 16, our dear friend and colleague Herman Bagley passed away. Herman retired from Children’s Aid in 2005 after an exceptional 50-year career, during which he worked his way up from a counselor at Camp Wallkill to ultimately serving as the assistant executive director for community, a position that made him one of the most prominent faces of our organization. During his tenure, he helped change the lives of literally thousands of children.

Making College a Reality

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The Stern Memorial Scholarship Luncheon is truly a rite of early summer. Like so many traditions, certain pieces and circumstances will vary from year to year but the end result is reassuringly consistent.

Parents Making the Right Choice

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For 28 years, The Children's Aid Society’s Carrera Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program (CAS-Carrera) has been helping parents navigate the talks they have with their children about their sexuality, through the Parent Family Life & Sexuality Education program (PFLSE). On Friday, June 6, CAS-Carrera held its most recent graduation ceremony, at Hunter College, for dozens of parents who hoped to, and will do, a better job at guiding their children.

2014 Iron Go!Chefs Competition

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For the young chefs in The Children’s Aid Society’s Go!Healthy cooking and nutrition programs, the Iron Go!Chefs competition, modeled after the Food Network's TV show Iron Chef America,

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