Category: Books, Supplies & Gear

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Wonder: The Book Every Kid Should Read

By Rachel Hoeing “I know I’m not an ordinary ten-year-old kid. I mean, sure, I do ordinary things. I eat ice cream. I ride my bike. I play ball. I have an...

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The YMCA Kicks off the Annual Backpack Campaign

By Chelsea Joslyn Join the Y for $1 with New Backpack Donation! Branches of the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina are working with local nonprofits and schools to gather...

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Help a Child Start School Ready for Success: Donate a Backpack at the Y

By Guest Blogger Chelsea Cullen, Communications Director, YMCA of Northwest North Carolina Many parents will start back-to-school shopping in just a few short weeks –...

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Educational Toys for All Ages

By Rachel Hoeing and Allison Tobey Although children usually do not want more work after surviving a long day at school, completing homework, and playing sports, we have...

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Back to School: Useful and Trendy School Supplies

By Katie Moosbrugger Ok, it’s been a loooong time since I’ve been in school, and wow have things changed! So in an effort to find out what’s cool in...