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5 Tips for Beating the Holiday Blues

The holiday season is here and for some of us, it can trigger symptoms of depression and anxiety. There are many different factors that can contribute to the holiday blues, especially decreased sunlight during the winter months, overscheduling, exhaustion, and unrealistic holiday expectations. Here are a few tips for beating those holiday blues!

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Yorktown Police Department Is Looking For Drunk Drivers

This holiday season, the Yorktown Police Department will be out looking for drunk drivers as part of a special year-end Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement mobilization. “Beginning December 16 and continuing into the New Year, you will see stepped up enforcement watching closely for anyone who is driving impaired,” said Chief Robert Noble. […]

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Randy Zapakin Community Service Award

Alliance for Safe Kids Honored to Receive The Randy Zapakin Yorktown Community Service Award On December 3rd at the Holiday Electric Lights Parade in Yorktown, the Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) was the recipient of the fifth annual Randy Zapakin Yorktown Community Service Award. This community service award honors outstanding individuals and community groups who […]

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Alliance for Safe Kids Spreads Holiday Cheer

Teen volunteers with the Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) have created and decorated ornaments to spread holiday cheer to residents at Field Home, an inpatient rehabilitation and skilled nursing center in Cortlandt Manor, NY. ASK volunteers spent Tuesday, November 29th and Tuesday, December 6th, creating snowflake and snowman ornaments during In House Community Service (IHCS) at […]

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10 Quick Text Messages to Show You Care

When your friend is stressed about an exam or just having a rough day, one friendly text can remind them that they are not alone and that someone cares. “Just wanted to let you know I am here if you need to talk.” “Believe in yourself. You will get through this.” “I love you and I am […]

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It’s the Holiday Season…

At the Alliance for Safe Kids, we depend on devoted volunteers and donors to fulfill our mission and make possible our work in preventing destructive behaviors for our youth. Every member of ASK is important and we will work hard to tell you just how meaningful your support is to our community. We invite you to […]

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Vote Daily in December!

The Volz Auto Group has decided to extend their giving back season throughout the year. And Great News is YOU get to choose from local charities… and for the month of December, the Alliance for Safe Kids is in the running for the grand prize of $1,500! Vote daily, through the month of December and […]

104 Middle School Students Attend Teen Night

On Friday, November 18th, the Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) hosted a Teen Night Music and Sports Party for 6th-8th grade students. 104 middle school students came together to celebrate in a fun, safe and substance-free environment at Club Fit Jefferson Valley. Activities included basketball contests, dancing, games, and de-stress workshops taught by students from […]