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Join the YMCA Partnership with Broome County’s Homeless Coalition “No Freeze” Policy

  The recent stretch of bitter cold has taken a toll on Broome County residents. The group most seriously impacted by the frigid temperatures is the homeless population. According to the National Weather Service, frostbite can occur in 30 minutes at 0 degrees with a wind speed of 15 mph. (wind chill temperature -19 degrees).

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Mohamed’s Journey From “No-Freeze” Homelessness to Full-time Employment

I was homeless and you gave me a room, I was shivering and you gave me clothes…Whenever you did one of these things to someone overlooked or ignored, that was me—you did it to me.’, Matthew 25: 35-36, 40 (The Message) Mohamed left his suburban Maryland home located in the DMV (D-Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia)

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