Thank you, Fenton Uniforms!

LAYC’s Teen Health Promoters (THP) program was thrilled to receive a donation of 13 sets of scrubs from Fenton Uniforms in Silver Spring, Maryland. The fall-spring THP program aims to expose high school students to health care careers. During the year, participants learn about a variety of health topics, receive CPR and First Aid training,…

CapitalOne Volunteers Paint the Community Room

  A big THANK YOU to the CapitalOne volunteers who took a day out of the office to paint LAYC’s Community Room. The  roughly 20 volunteers arrived early in the morning and stayed most of the day until the job was done. The once blue walls are now a bright red-orange to match the second floor…

LAYC Children Receive shoes from Payless Shoes

Students at Harriet Tubman Elementary School received an early holiday gift from Payless ShoeSource: a new pair of shoes! This year LAYC became a Payless Gives Shoes 4 Kids partner. As a community partner LAYC distributed shoe vouchers to families with children in need, including 20 vouchers that went to these smiling faces. Harriet Tubman…

DPR Foundation Supports MMYC For Third Year in a Row

The DPR Construction Company Foundation presented the Maryland Multicultural Youth Centers (MMYC) with a generous donation to support the after-school and summer programs at our Riverdale site. This is the third year MMYC has received support from the DPR Foundation, which is committed to helping disadvantaged children within the communities they operate in by building lasting relationships with…

LAYC Americorps Thanks M&T Bank For Support

AmeriCorps members with M&T Bank’s Derek Harps. M&T Bank recently honored members of the Latin American Youth Center and Maryland Multicultural Youth Centers AmeriCorps programs at a ceremony held at the Center’s anchor site. Special jackets and hats were presented to the young people who completed AmeriCorps training and now serve as educational aides. LAYC’s…

Target’s Continued Support of the Art + Media House

LAYC would like to thank corporate partner Target for its continued support of the Art + Media House (AMH). Target’s Senior Community Relations Specialist Donovan Charles dropped by the house recently to take a tour and learn more about the great programs that AMH offers. “What has been so great about support from Target is…