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Dance like no one is watching.” – Unknown “Everybody move your hair and feel united!” A group of our students were caught in action while learning a new combination of dance steps for this year’s #Summer #Showcase. #Dance #OYCMiami #Enrichment #JustDane #CatchTheBeat #MoveYourFeet #Nonprofit #Youth #Summertime #SummerFun BehindTheScence #CaughtInTheAction #ShowTime #Enrichment #Trolls #DreamWorks #Performance

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Thank you to our community partner @hopeformiami for participating this year as a job site for the @summerjobconnectmiami summer experience. This is the 1st year @Hopeformiami join us and employs a group of youth workers to assist at their site. A total of 3 youth are working all throughout Miami-Dade County, at their partner sites, providing direct support services to youth and families participating in their programs. #OYCMiami #SummerJobsConnectMiami #OYCImpact #Summer #Jobs #Exposure #Work #NonProfit #Youth #WorkExperience #HopeforMiami #MiamiDade

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Thank you to our community partner @FunDimension for participating this year as a job site for the @summerjobconnectmiami summer experience. This is the 1st year that Fun Dimension joins us and employs a group of youth workers to assist at their site. A total of 2 youth are working as crew members, one of their responsibilities is assisting families who are visiting the “indoor playground” during their summer vacation. #OYCMiami #SummerJobsConnectMiami #OYCImpact #Summer #Jobs #Exposure #Work #NonProfit #Youth #Fun #Vacation #Summer #YouthWorker #WorkExperience #Playground

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Today we celebrate Independence Day, which is the federal holiday that commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. As many communities hold spectacular fireworks displays and re-enact moments of victory, we encourage you all to be safe! #FouthOfJuly #DeclarationofIndependence #Fireworks #Victory #Safety #SafetyFirst #HappyIndependenceDay #Holiday #OYCMiami #OYCImpact #Nonprofit #Youth #AllOvertown

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Last Saturday, OYC hosted its Board of Directors for the annual meeting which included year-end review, sharing ideas and suggestions, strategic planning and projections for the 2020 program year. We thank our engaged and committed board members for their participation and a special thank you to Board Chair, Stephen Marino, Esq. from @Ver Ploeg & Marino for opening his office space on a Saturday morning to accommodate the group and Vice Chair, Michelle Febres for her input and guidance. #BoardofDirectors #OYCBoard #AnnualMeeting #AnnualRetreat #StrategicPlanning #Review #Data #Meeting #Projections #ProgramOperations #Chairman #OYCMiami #OYCImpact #NonProfit #Youth

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"No one can whistle a symphony it takes a whole orchestra to play it" -Halford Luccock We would like to thank our visitors from the South @southwestfloridasymphony Orchestra for stopping by and spending time with the staff and students. During their time here with us, they played a few selections and educated the students about all the key components of the orchestra. #Nonprofit #symphony #OYCMiami #OYCImpact #Music @Education #Summer

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Hey @LILGREENHOUSEGRILL @WILLIAMS PARK @TWOGUYRESTAURANT Looking for a way to get involved in our capital campaign efforts? GET YOUR CUSTOMIZED BRICK and be a part in laying the foundation for a new state-of-the art building to serve over 5,000 youth and families in our community…. Supplies are LIMITED, so ACT NOW!!!! Click Here To Purchase: https://bricksrus.com/donorsite/oyccapital #OYCCapitalCampaign #OYCCapitalBrickCampaign #KobiKarp #CapitalCampaign #OYC #MFF

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Happy #SocialMediaDay In its short life, social media has redefined how people interact, communicate and share with family, friends and the world. Today we will like to show love to some of our favorite followers, partners and supports. Do the same by tagging some of you favorite social media followers below. #SocialMediaDay #Support #PartnershipsAreKey #TogetherWeMakeADifference #YouRock #OYCMiami #OYCImpact #Youth #NonProfit

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The Census data collected determines how hundreds of billions of federal dollars are allocated to states and localities for key programs, many of which are administered through nonprofits. The National Council of Nonprofits is concerned that without an accurate count, billions of dollars will not flow to where resources are most needed to help communities. OYC needs your support, please be sure to complete your 2020 household #Census #OYCMiami #Nonprofit #JobSearch #OYC #Miami #Census2020 #MakeItCount #PowerInNumbers #OYCImpact#Community #Responsibility #Census2020 #Youth

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Special thank you to @pizzoforsenate Senator Pizzo for stopping by today to support our Save Our Sons Summit event. #SaveOurSons2019 #DreamBig#Believe #OYCMiami #OYCImpact #DreamBig#Believe #OYCMiami #OYCImpact#NonProfit #Youth #Mentor #Goals#Empowerment #Music #Achieve

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Today our panelists encouraged our young men to never stop pursuing their dreams! To motivate our youth, they each shared personal stories about the challenges and obstacles they had to overcome to achieve success and emphasized that no matter what comes your way, to never let that dim their light to strive through it. #SaveOurSons2019 #DreamBig#Believe #OYCMiami #oycimpact #DreamBig#Believe #OYCMiami #OYCImpact#NonProfit #Youth #Mentor #Goals#Empowerment #Music #Achieve

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Still going strong #saveoursons2019 #DreamBig#Believe #OYCMiami #oycimpact #DreamBig#Believe #OYCMiami #OYCImpact#NonProfit #Youth #Mentor #Goals#Empowerment #Music #Achieve

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Congratulations to all of our Jose de Diego Middle School graduates. We are extremely proud of your accomplishments and can’t wait to continue to work with each of you when you begin high school! #2019Grad #Congratulations #OYCMiami #OYCImpact #Nonprofit #Youth #MiddleSchoolGrad #HighSchoolHereWeCome

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Quinten C. is an Overtown native and has been an OYC student since 4th grade. In June Quinten will be graduating from @BookerTWashington. Quinten is scheduled to attend @FIU this fall with a major in psychology. OYC will continue to support his academic endeavors and follow his progress through age 25. We are extremely proud of you Quentin! To support our 2019 Graduating Class click https://overtownyouth.org/donate/ and select Scholarship Fund to donate NOW! Collaborations Matter! We appreciate our partners in this work: @takestockpbc,, @wellsfargo, @collegeboard, @fedex, @miamifoundation, @pncbank, @capitalbank, @bankunited, @cityofmiami, @MDCPS@MiamiSup@BBBSMiami @MourningFamily@BankofAmerica @UnitedWayMiami@childrenstrust @CarnivalCruise #OYCImpact, #OYCMiami, #NonProfit#Students#Seniors#Success#GraduationSeason#Classof2019#Senior2019

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The Overtown Youth Center and Mourning Family Foundation would like to take this time to extend our appreciation to The Soffer Family Foundation for their continuous support of our programs and their recent commitment to our Capital Campaign efforts! #OYCCapitalCampaign #OYCCapitalBrickCampaign #KobiKarp #CapitalCampaign #OYC #MourningFamilyFoundation #MFF #OYCImpact #OYCMiami #NonProfit #Youth #Growth&Expansion

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Douana C. has been an OYC student since the 8th grade. This June she will be graduating from @MiamiEdisonSenior. Douana’s passion for helping and serving others will lead her to @FMU where she will major in Pre- Med this upcoming fall. OYC will support Douana’s academic endeavors by awarding her an OYC scholarship and a trunk filled with the necessary items for her first year in college. To support our 2019 Graduating Class click https://overtownyouth.org/donate/ and select Scholarship Fund to donate NOW! Collaborations Matter! We appreciate our partners in this work: @takestockpbc,, @wellsfargo, @collegeboard, @fedex, @miamifoundation, @pncbank, @capitalbank, @bankunited, @cityofmiami, @MDCPS@MiamiSup@BBBSMiami @MourningFamily@BankofAmerica @UnitedWayMiami@childrenstrust @CarnivalCruise #OYCImpact, #OYCMiami, #NonProfit#Students#Seniors#Success#GraduationSeason#Classof2019#Senior2019

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BRICK CAMPAIGN KICK- OFF!!!!! Looking for a way to get involved in our capital campaign efforts? GET YOUR CUSTOMIZED BRICK and be a part in laying the foundation for a new state-of-the art building to serve over 5,000 youth and families in our community…. Supplies are LIMITED, so ACT NOW!!!! Click Here To Purchase: https://bricksrus.com/donorsite/oyccapital #OYCCapitalCampaign #OYCCapitalBrickCampaign #KobiKarp #CapitalCampaign #OYC #MFF

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Thank you!!@giveaball_spreadthelove Yesterday they made a surprise visit to our center during our Super Saturday session and provided each child with a brand new basketball and a smile on their faces. #thankyou #spreadthelove #communitypartners #OYCMiami #OYCImapct #Nonprofit #Youth #SuperSaturday #Basketball #SaturdayFun

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“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.” – John F. Kennedy We would like to congratulate Mitzhar D. for being an recipient of the @BookerTWashingon Alumni scholarship. Mitzhar has been awarded a $1,500 to assist with her higher education endeavors. We are proud of you Mitzhar, we know that through your hard work, commitment and dedication you will continue to excel. Congrats!!! #OYCImpact, #OYCMiami,#NonProfit#Students#Seniors #Success#GraduationSeason#Classof2019#Senior2019

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Jean C. has been an OYC student since 7th grade. This June Jean will be graduating from @MiamiEdison. Jean is scheduled to attend @FAMU this fall to pursue a major in Construction Management. OYC will continue to support his academic endeavors and follow his progress through age 25. We are extremely proud of you Jean! To support our 2019 Graduating Class click https://overtownyouth.org/donate/ and select Scholarship Fund to donate NOW! Collaborations Matter! We appreciate our partners in this work: @takestockpbc,, @wellsfargo, @collegeboard, @fedex, @miamifoundation, @pncbank, @capitalbank, @bankunited, @cityofmiami, @MDCPS@MiamiSup@BBBSMiami @MourningFamily@BankofAmerica @UnitedWayMiami@childrenstrust @CarnivalCruise #OYCImpact, #OYCMiami, #NonProfit#Students#Seniors#Success#GraduationSeason#Classof2019#Senior2019

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Dieudanie D. has been an OYC student since the 9th grade. This June she will be graduating from @MiamiEdison. Dieudianie passion for helping and serving others will lead her to @MiamiDadeCollege where she will major in Social Work this upcoming fall. OYC will support Dieudanie’s academic endeavors by awarding her an OYC scholarship and a trunk filled with the necessary items for her first year in college. To support our 2019 Graduating Class click https://overtownyouth.org/donate/ and select Scholarship Fund to donate NOW! Collaborations Matter! We appreciate our partners in this work: @takestockpbc,, @wellsfargo, @collegeboard, @fedex, @miamifoundation, @pncbank, @capitalbank, @bankunited, @cityofmiami, @MDCPS@MiamiSup@BBBSMiami @MourningFamily@BankofAmerica @UnitedWayMiami@childrenstrust @CarnivalCruise #OYCImpact, #OYCMiami, #NonProfit#Students#Seniors#Success#GraduationSeason#Classof2019#Senior2019

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“Think Big, Dream Big, Believe Big and the results will be big.” – Unknown Mark you calendars as the 9th Annual Save Our Sons Youth Summit. Join us on June 28th at OYC from 9am - 3pm. #SaveOurSons2019 #DreamBig #OYCMiami #MaleEmpowerment #OYCImpact #Mentoring #EncourageOurBoys #Nonprofit #Power #Youth

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Johnathan J. is an Overtown native and has been an OYC student since 5th grade. This June Johnathan will be graduating from @BookerTWashington. Johnathan is scheduled to attend @TCC this fall to pursue a degree in Engineering. OYC will continue to support his academic endeavors and follow his progress through age 25. We are extremely proud of you Johnathan! To support our 2019 Graduating Class click https://overtownyouth.org/donate/ and select Scholarship Fund to donate NOW! Collaborations Matter! We appreciate our partners in this work: @takestockpbc,, @wellsfargo, @collegeboard, @fedex, @miamifoundation, @pncbank, @capitalbank, @bankunited, @cityofmiami, @MDCPS@MiamiSup@BBBSMiami @MourningFamily@BankofAmerica @UnitedWayMiami@childrenstrust @CarnivalCruise #OYCImpact, #OYCMiami, #NonProfit#Students#Seniors#Success#GraduationSeason#Classof2019#Senior2019

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On #MemorialDay we remember and honor the men and women of the U.S. Military who have given their lives in service of their country! #ThankYou #MemorialDay2019 #ProtectAndServe #Military #OYCMiami #OYCCares

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Thanks to the @MiamiHEAT, Coach Miles is repping #Miami as a semifinalist for the @jrnba Coach of the Year. Head over to Twitter now to cast your votes now. Retweets count as votes too, so retweet the hashtag #JrNBACOYMIA, and make sure to tweet a few yourself! Voting closes April 17. #JrNBACOY #CoachOfTheYear #CoachAppreciation #JrNBACOYMIA #OYCCoach #OYCMiami

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There’s nothing stronger than the heart of a volunteer.” – James D. We would like to take this time to thank each and every one of our volunteers, all of whom have entered our doors and left an everlasting imprint on our hearts. Your commitment, hard-work and dedication to our students will never go unnoticed. Swipe left to check out our amazing volunteers! @artists_coming_through_ @publix @bestbuy @bankofamerica @thebigserve @fmu_univ #NationalVolunteerWeek #HelpingHands #OYCVolunteers #YouRock #Education #Youth #HealthyEats #Lifestyle #Nutriton #Tutors

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What a pleasure it was to spend the past two days with our friends from Self Enhancement, Inc. (SEI) who traveled all the way from Portland, Oregon. During our time together we attended joint training and shared insights on policies, procedures and common practices. The collaborative learning event allowed us to explore ways to take both of our organizations to the next level and we gained new knowledge and insight about the important work we all do. Thank you SEI for your partnership and support. #Training #Collaborations #TogetherWeCan #TakeSpaceShareSpace #Leadership #NextLevel #NonProfit #SEI #OYCMiami

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Do you or someone you may know have an interest in getting involved with OYC as a volunteer? Do you have a trade or skill that could be used for tutoring, gardening, administrative staff assistance, program assistance etc.? If so, we would love for you to join our team! Just click the link below to get involved today: http://overtownyouth.org/volunteer-corner/ #NationalVolunteerWeek #HelpingHands #OYCVolunteers #YouRock #Education #Youth #HealthyEats #Lifestyle #Nutriton #Tutors

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Team work makes the dream work! We are very thankful to have the “Just Do It” @nike apart of our team here at OYC, Nike has been a long time committed partner with us for more than 5 years Teaching our students the importance of physical education, nutrition and living a healthier lifestyle. #NationalVolunteerWeek #HelpingHands #OYCVolunteers #YouRock #Education #Youth #HealthyEats #Lifestyle #Nutriton #Tutors

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Coach Miles is a semifinalist for the @jrnba Coach of the Year and you can help him become a finalist! Vote for Miles by tweeting the hashtag #JrNBACOYMIA. There is NO limit on the amount of times you can vote per day, so start tweeting! Voting is open April 8-17. #JrNBACOY Head over to twitter and vote now! #CoachOfTheYear #CoachAppreciation #JrNBACOYMIA #OYCCoach #OYCMiami

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Congrats to OYC’s very own Coach Miles @chinnmiles for being selected as 1 of the 8 @JrNBA Coach of the Year Semifinalists! Help Coach Miles become a finalist by Tweeting #JrNBACOY #JrNBACOYMIA. Each tweet or retweet counts as 1 vote. Let’s do this! #CoachAppreciationWeek. Head over to Twitter now to cast your vote

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Changing the world often relies on great volunteers like Andre Andre has been a devoted OYC volunteer for the past 5 years. From tutoring, to physical fitness, to just lending a helping hand whenever we may need him he is always willing to be there. Andre, we can’t Thank You enough for your dedication to our youth! #NationalVolunteerWeek #HelpingHands #OYCVolunteers #YouRock #Education #Youth #HealthyEats #Lifestyle #Nutrition #Tutors

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One Last Dance! Thank you @dwaynewade for allowing OYC to be a part of your farewell tour, our students were definitely surprised as you entered the gym to provide them with encouraging words and a final goodbye. We wish you the best on your retirement you will truly be missed on the court @dwyanewade #miamilife🌴 #FairwellTour #OneLastDance #education #nonprofit #OYCMiami #OYC

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“Volunteers don’t get paid, not because they’re worthless, but because they’re priceless.” – Sherry Anderson Today starts #NationalVolunteerWeek Stay tuned all throughout the week as we highlight those special individuals that take time out their busy schedules to give of their talents, time and energy; expecting nothing in return, to make this world a better place. #NationalVolunteerAppreciationWeek #Volunteers #VolunteerWeek #OYCVolunteers #TheyHaveAHeartOfGold #Education #Youth #Miami #Nonprofit #OYCImpact #OYCMiami

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Student first! Being a student athlete isn't always easy but we make sure to provide support to those who balance athletics and academics. We help our students understand that books are important and play a role in their participation in sports. We would like to shine light and recognize our student-athletes who have excelled in academics and athletics, and who have contributed to their communities and schools in a significant way. #NationalStudentAthleteDay #WeAreProudOfYou #AllAboutBalance #AthleticExcellence #AcademicExcellence #OYCImpact #OYCMiami #Youth #Students #Sports #Nonprofit

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From our family to yours; we are wishing you a very Happy New Year! May your year be filled with love, peace and happiness and may you achieve all your goals for 2019! #2019 #HappyNewYear #NewBeginnings #OYCMiami

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What’s your New Year’s resolution? When the clock strikes 12:00 a.m., you have another year to make it count. Tell us about your new goals. Happy New Year’s Eve! #OYCMiami #Resolution #NewYear

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“There is no such thing as a child who hates to read; there are only children who have not found the right book.” – Frank Serafini Do not forget to encourage your children to read this winter break (before or after they play with their new toys 😀) #nonprofit #reading #winterbreak #oycmiami

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From our family to yours we will like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas. #HolidayCheer #TistheSeason #OYCHoliday #NonProfit

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A warm THANK YOU to all our caring donors and supporters for contributing to our holiday drive. Thanks to your generosity and caring hearts our children will be enjoying tomorrow the magic of Christmas morning and opening their new toys! Merry Christmas Eve! #HolidayCheer #TistheSeason #OYCImpact #NonProfit

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'Tis the season for gifts that will have a lasting impact for many years to come.... Thanks to @bankofamerica ; OYC is $1 MILLION closer to reaching its Capital Campaign goal. Investments like these will allow OYC to expand physically and programmatically in an effort to create systemic change. Thanks to Miami Market President, Gene Schaefer and Senior Vice President, Erin Sutherland; OYC's expansion will provide greater opportunities to close educational, social, emotional and economic gaps. Read More at: https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.miamiherald.com/site-services/new-newsletters/business-news/article223086380.html

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Human Resource Director, Nicole McMillan recognized by United Way for her commitment to building a stronger Miami by exceeding her campaign goal. #OYCGives #StrongerMiami #PartnershipsareKey

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OYC sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of one of Miami's greatest singers, musician and entertainer; @LeoCasino. Leo touched the lives of many people and served as an entertainer for many nonprofit events. Today we remember you and the LIFE you brought to the party....

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“Making Spirits Bright” Our staff had the opportunity to sit back, laugh, dance and enjoy OYC’s annual holiday staff party. This year’s theme? “Murder Mystery Party” wearing Ugly Christmas Sweaters! Each staff was assigned a character and instructed to carry out a role. Swipe to see some of the fun we had… we are still talking about it this morning! Great way to interact with the team and use problem solving skills!!! #Holiday #HolidaySpirit #OYCTeam #MurderMystery

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Making Seasons Bright! Our students enjoyed an evening of laughter, fun, dancing and treats during our annual holiday party, hosted by @Gulfstreampark. We would like to thank everyone who made this event possible. @target, @gulfstreampark, @mourningfamilyfoundation, @nike @honeshine @ni__artists_coming_through, @bankofamerica, @vouschurch, @ohmysweetness, @warrenhenryauto #MakingSpiritsBright #HolidayMagic #GulfstreamMeetsOvertown #ThankYou #HolidayDonors

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Thank you @hmshost Miami International Airport and @cushygigs Crew for the awesome Holiday Art Installation in our gym lobby! The mural was created with the help of travelers at the Miami International Airport as a public interactive art project and was designed by mural artist Miami Quake of Cushy Gigs. We’re proud to be part of creative community activities and grateful for the opportunity to display this beautiful art. #nonprofit #youth #ThankYou #MiamiArt #Overtown

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Tis the Season! In the spirit of the season of giving, we are once again hosting our annual toy drive. To assist us, we are asking for your support in the form of new, unwrapped toys for children ages 8 - 12 or a monetary donation which allow us to purchase gifts for our teenagers. Thank you all in advance for your kindness and generosity! #Giving #NonProfit #Overtown #Youth #HolidaySeason

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Our goal this year is to reach $50,000. We can only do this with YOUR support! Please mark your calendars to make your donation to OYC on #GiveMiamiDay and share with your friends, family and colleagues! We THANK YOU in advance for your ongoing support! #GiveMiamiDay #Supporters

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Want to be part of a dedicated team working to impact and change the lives of youth and families in our community? Well, you might just be exactly who we’re looking for! #OYCHire #Job #Nonprofits #WorkingForYouth

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Thank you to our amazing supporters! Your votes and ongoing support allowed us to win 2nd Place in the @Aetna - #VoicesofHealth competition. OYC will be the recipient of the $10,000 award. We couldn’t have done it without you!!! A big congratulations to all the winners!!!