Central Lincoln County (CLC) YMCA recently received a 2019 Quimby Foundation Nourishment Grant in the amount of $15,000 to support food programs and collaborative work with local food systems.

Funding from the foundation will support food accessibility for youth and families in the community, including the provision of a nutritious snack every day after school at the Y. The funding will also enable representatives of the program FARMS at the Y to visit local food pantries to provide ongoing nutrition education.

CLC YMCA food programs collaborate with local organizations that include Twin Village Foodbank Farm, Damariscotta Farmers’ Market, LincolnHealth, Rotary Club of Damariscotta-Newcastle, Healthy Kids, Lincoln County Gleaners, food pantries, schools, local farms and more.

For more information, phone 563-9622 or visit clcymca.org.