YMCA Stories

February 07, 2018

For A Better Us - 2018 Annual Campaign

Every day, the Y supports kids, adults, seniors and families with programs that protect, teach, connect, heal, nourish and encourage. Everything we do helps empower communities and the “us” who live in them to thrive.“The only concern I had about joining the Y was what the price would be.” Samantha Bergeron shares, ...more

Filed under General
Tags: giving

September 01, 2016

From Camp to Disney

Summer is ending and many of our campers are reflecting on their experiences, not only from the past summer, but also about growing up as a Y camp kid. Celia DiRenzo (pictured in yellow, at right) attended Camp Y-Noah for the first time when she was just five years old. She attended the camp at our North Area Family Y for e ...more

Filed under Camping

September 24, 2015

Quick Action Restarts Man's Heart

Charles “Chuck” Prutzman all but died Aug. 26. His heart and breathing had stopped. His cheeks had gone white. His body had begun to cool. Just eight days later, he walked into the East Area Family YMCA to thank the many people who helped restart his heart, giving him a new chapter in his life. “There is h ...more

Filed under Active Adults
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