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Letters from Lynn: Fall 2021

August 26, 2021

Welcome to the new and improved eNews.  In this edition I hope you will enjoy some new additions to this newsletter: Mental Wellness tips, what’s happening at AYN and our volunteer opportunities corner. Just like many of you, everyone involved with Alexander Youth Network this past year has been riding a roller coaster.  We’ve been […]

Celebrating Our Kids 2021: Building Hope for Years to Come

August 26, 2021

HOPE… a feeling of trust or a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen.  Building hope is exactly what the theme for Celebrating Our Kids was all about this year. It continues to be the driving force behind everything we do here at Alexander Youth Network.             […]

Volunteer Corner: Impacting the Lives of Others and Our Own

August 26, 2021

Webster’s dictionary defines volunteerism as “the principle of donating time and energy for the benefit of other people in the community as a social responsibility rather than for any financial reward”.  This definition, however, doesn’t begin to define the profound impact a volunteer can have on the lives of others.  Rebecca McLaughlin is a former […]

Volunteer Spotlight

Giving On and Off the Court

July 25, 2019

Rachel Rodriguez has been a loyal volunteer at Alexander Youth Network for more than 20 years. Rachel found Alexander during a difficult time in her life and she decided to turn her frustrations into helping others. Initially, she served as a mentor but eventually became a Lunch Buddy. In her time with Alexander, she has […]

Generations of Support – A Legacy of Impact

July 24, 2019

Al Winget and his family have been involved with Alexander Youth Network for generations. As a child, he frequently visited campus where his mother was a volunteer. During this time he would help with small projects on campus or deliver in-kind gifts for his mom. When Al graduated college, he worked for Alexander briefly before […]

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Realizing Impact

July 24, 2019

Alexander Youth Network hosts Cocktails & Conversation to share impact with donors and volunteers. On Wednesday, June 5, Board Member Andy Young and his wife, Court, hosted Alexander Children’s Foundation’s Annual Cocktails & Conversation event. The evening gives donors and Board Members an opportunity to learn first-hand from Alexander staff about our 12 programs and […]

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Building a Bridge for Families and Children to Heal

May 28, 2019

Alexander Youth Network Supports Children & Families With The Beth Jones Family Cottages. Alexander Youth Network encourages parents and family members to be committed and involved throughout the treatment process of their children while in our programs. We believe that in order to promote healing, our kids need the support of their entire family.  We […]

Volunteer Spotlight – Virginia Molan

April 8, 2019

Virgina Molan – Junior League  Virgina has been a volunteer at Alexander Youth Network for more than five years as a member of the Junior League of Charlotte AYN Committee Chair. This past year she joined the Alexander Children’s Foundation Board of Directors. Virginia is a local to Charlotte, NC and is a Campus Recruiting Consultant […]

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Thank You For Celebrating Our Kids

April 4, 2019

Alexander Youth Network Impact Video 2018 On Thursday, March 7th, over 500 guests gathered at the Westin Ballroom in Uptown Charlotte to celebrate the kids of Alexander Youth Network and life-changing work of our staff. Craig Bass, our CEO, spoke about the status of children’s mental health in North Carolina. He shared how Alexander is […]

What “The Red Shirts” Mean To Alexander

April 4, 2019

Thanks to the generosity of more than 50 colleagues from Wells Fargo, the children in Psychiatric Residential Treatment and Charlotte Day Treatment have been able to participate in over seven different group activities over the course of three weeks. During their visits, volunteers hosted cookie baking, arts and crafts, and games including a kickball challenge […]

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