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EO Students Get Fresh Start for School Courtesy of Khalfani Alleyne, Force Foundation and the YMCA

Credits: Royston Allman
Credits: Royston Allman
Credits: Royston Allman
Credits: Royston Allman
Credits: Royston Allman
Credits: Royston Allman
Credits: Royston Allman

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Khalfani Alleyne and Force Foundation in conjunction with the East Orange YMCA and other community partners provided free haircuts and manicures to East Orange school age children Tuesday in preparation for the first day of school today. 

The event is in keeping with the mission of the organization to strengthen and energize the community, by promoting and organizing activism and movement that ensures positive change for the culture.

East Orange YMCA

The East Orange YMCA has something for everyone in the community, from toddlers to seniors. The facility features an indoor pool with aquatic programs and swim lessons for youth and adults, a full size gymnasium, and a preschool classroom. In addition, it offers before and after care at area schools and during the summer, children can enjoy the experience of a lifetime at our day camps. 

 

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