When school ends, many children from low-income families lose access to resources important for positive development such as nutritious meals, adult supervision and activities that keep them engaged mentally.
How The YMCA Helped Shape America
By: LINTON WEEKS
A story about perseverance and overcoming one’s surrounding and one’s self.
Fully Integrated Wellness – Healthy Mind, Healthy Body, Healthy Community: Helen Young
January – June 2014 Because of your generosity supporting our 2014 YMCA Annual Campaign we are able to serve those in need. The information below shows the impact of your generosity during the first six months of 2014.Together we can do so much more. Thank you. Youth Development 1865 children in Preschool, School Age Care, and Day Camp received Financial Assistance. Healthy Living 37 cancer survivors graduated from the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program. $18,500 in donations made this possible. Social Responsibility 21,844 individuals and families had a place at the YMCA thanks to $483,356 given in membership financial... Read More
A Small Art & Humanities Program Making a Huge Impact in the Lives of Teens On Friday, September 19th, teens from the Y Teen Friday Film Club and Y Summer Film Camps attended a night of short films and recognition of the work they did this past summer and school year. Participant Hunter Walker opened the evening with a welcoming speech, and then Max Delsid introduced the first film. A highlight of the evening was seeing Isaiah Wellington stand in front of an audience and introduce films while showing great leadership qualities. This was an intimidating process for some of the teens, but they showed amazing courage and enthusiasm.... Read More