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Mental Health Minute: Venus Williams on Mental Health: Being Tough Means Taking Care of My Whole Self

September 13, 2021

How do we fight the stigma surrounding mental health?  In a blog post, NAMI leads with the importance of talking openly about mental health. With this in mind, it has been encouraging to see some of our “strongest” athletes talk about their mental health journey, the importance of reaching out for support, and the fact […]

Mental Health Minute: Take Care of Yourself and Others

August 26, 2021

Since early 2020, it seems like the world around us has been in chaos. If economic hardship, political protests and recurring natural disasters weren’t already enough to cause distress, add a global health crisis to the mix. We end up with a well-documented increase in stress levels and feelings of depression for people across the […]

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 […]

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Celebrating Our Kids – 2020 A Virtual Event

August 17, 2020

Celebrating Our Kids 2020 looked a bit different this year but the reason and the purpose did not change. Celebrating Our Kids (COK) is Alexander Youth Network’s largest fundraiser. The funds raised at this event support the programs and services of Alexander Youth Network. Because of Covid-19, a virtual event became the new normal instead […]

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Fall Letter from the CEO

August 17, 2020

Since Alexander Youth Network’s inception in 1988, we have remained steadfast though times of national upheaval. And during all of those times, Alexander has looked for ways to enhance its services to better respond to the needs of children and their families. Today is no different! As our country faces a world-wide pandemic, as well […]

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Virtual Volunteering

August 17, 2020

As we continue to navigate through the new normal of virtual volunteerism, we have been grateful to have our volunteers adapt to the changes. Our friends at Bright Blessings continue to make each of our kids feel special and loved on their birthday by providing birthday gifts, treats, and an activity or craft to help […]

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Helping More Than Kids, Helping Families

August 17, 2020

Alexander Youth Network believes that in order for healing to begin for our kids, we have to care for the whole child. This means not only providing treatment and services to the children in our care but assisting their families as well. The COVID-19 pandemic has had disastrous impacts on many in our community, including […]

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Building A Community – Building Resilience

May 6, 2020

Over the past few weeks, the mindset of the world has changed. Uncertainty has become a word used to describe almost every facet of life. Yet, during this time we cannot forget about those who are most vulnerable to unpredictable change. The biggest risks are for the kids at Alexander Youth Network, who may have […]

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