St. Paul, MN– The YMCA of the North, a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, and the Ramsey County Office of Safety and Justice will host a free back to school family event and youth opportunity fair from 9:00 - Noon on Saturday, September 9 at the St. Paul YMCA Eastside.
The YMCA is partnering with LEAP High School which is dedicated to serving students who are new to the United States and who are learning English while earning a high school diploma. The event will showcase youth and family opportunities and services available within the YMCA and Ramsey County. Participants will also receive free back packs with supplies, free frozen custard from Culver’s and learn more about after school programs, health services, job opportunities and much more.
“We are excited to collaborate with Ramsey County Office of Safety and Justice and community leaders to offer events benefitting youth and families in our St. Paul neighborhood,” said Glen Gunderson, president of the YMCA of the North. “Our hope is to provide educational and enrichment opportunities for all youth to learn, grow and thrive.”
Back to School Community Event and Youth Opportunity Fair Hosted by St. Paul YMCA Eastside and Ramsey County Office of Safety and Justice
St. Paul YMCA Eastside 875 on Arcade Street in Saint Paul, MN 55106
Saturday, September 9 at 9:00 a.m. – Noon
About the YMCA of the North
The YMCA of the North is a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Established 167 years ago, the Ys provide life-strengthening services across the greater Twin Cities metro region, southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin communities. The 29 Y locations and program sites, eight overnight camps, 10-day camps, and more than 90 child care sites engage more than 370,000 men, women and children of all ages, incomes and backgrounds. To learn more about the Y’s mission and work, visit www.ymcanorth.org.