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Since 2002, Mary Nelson's Youth Day Foundation c/o Youth Day BBQ has been making a difference in the lives of youth through it annual Youth Day BBQ. Over the years, we have grown to be recognized as the leading Youth Center in the greater Syracuse area. Our programs have been featured in the media, and we’re proud to share all of our latest news with you. Check out what the press has to say about our achievements.

THE MARY NELSON YOUTH CENTER PARTNERS WITH POWER HEALTH KIDS

APRIL 22, 2017

Power Health Kids will once again inspire parents and kids to stay physically and intellectually active all summer long, in an effort to address critical needs in health and fitness. Power Health Kids took place on April 22nd at The Mary Nelson Youth Center on Saturday, April 22nd from 2pm until 4:30pm.

MARY NELSON BBQ SENDS STUDENTS HOME WITH SCHOOL SUPPLIES

AUGUST 20, 2016

The summer is winding down, and children and teens are getting ready to go back to school. On Saturday, Mary Nelson's 15th Annual Youth Day Barbecue helped Syracuse students gear up for the New Year.  Erin Bischoff tells us, it was a day full of fun for kids and a blessing for their parents.

FOOD, FUN AND FREE SCHOOL SUPPLIES AT MARY NELSON'S YOUTH DAY BARBECUE

 AUGUST 15, 2015

Children march in the parade at the 14th Annual Youth Day Barbecue in Syracuse on Saturday, August 15, 2015. Organized by Mary Nelson's Youth Center, the event draws hundreds of children, who each receive a free backpack filled with school supplies. Kate Collins | syracuse.com

MARY NELSON'S YOUTH DAY BARBECUE GIVES AWAY 26,000 BACKPACKS

AUGUST 18, 2012

William Hunter of Syracuse holds his daughter Raziel, 3, while waiting in line for the start of the back-to-school supplies giveway organized by Mary Nelson to begin during the 11th annual Youth Day Barbecue. John Berry / The Post-Standard

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