May 19th: Alpha Community Services YMCA 11th
Annual ‘Walk to End Homelessness’
On Saturday, May 19th - 11th Annual ‘Walk to End Homelessness’ sponsored by the Alpha Community Services YMCA at Captain’s Cove in Bridgeport. Proceeds from the walk directly benefit the residents in the Alpha Community Services YMCA’s emergency shelter and supportive housing programs in Bridgeport, CT.
Registration begins at 8:30 am with the walk starting at 9:30 am, ending at noon. Celebrating its eleventh year, the 4-mile walk along the St. Mary’s by the Sea shoreline in the historic Black Rock neighborhood will be followed by community oriented activities: face painting, a raffle, auction, live entertainment and light snacks and refreshments.
To volunteer and/or participate in Alpha Community Services YMCA ‘Walk to End Homelessness’ please contact Erin Russell at (203) 366-2809 ext.114 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Free parking, pets welcome, walk- ins welcome.
Alpha Community Services YMCA, a branch of the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA and the largest provider of permanent supportive housing in the state, is relied upon by Bridgeport to provide a sense of community, hope and a safe place to belong.
About Us: The Central Connecticut Coast YMCA is a community service agency dedicated to addressing community needs that enrich families, promote health and wellness, develop youth and build self-esteem for all. YMCA membership and participation is open to everyone regardless of race or ethnic background, religious preference or ability to pay. In 2011, the CCC YMCA served 3,000 families daily in childcare programs; 16,000 kids participated in youth sports programs; 11,876 children took advantage of the Y’s instructional swimming lessons; 4,693 kids attended one of our day camps, 776 youth experienced the magic of resident camp; 1,685 people were served through one of our housing programs. The CCC YMCA also provided $3.37 million in direct financial assistance to more than 6,000 children, individuals and families. The Central Connecticut Coast YMCA is based in downtown New Haven with eleven YMCA branches in Greater New Haven and Greater Bridgeport while also operating YMCA Camp Hi-Rock, a 1,000 acre residential and day camp in Mt. Washington, Massachusetts. W cccymca.org P 203 777 9622