YMCA Stories
Archive for December, 2014

December 09, 2014

Safe Haven: Hugh's Y story

Hugh Pettiford came to the Downtown Y Men’s Residence 10 years ago out of desperation. “I was struggling,” he said. “I had lost my job and I was hopeless.” He had two young children, who had been abandoned by their mother. He knew he couldn’t care for them himself. He placed them with their grandmother and moved ...more

Filed under Social Services
All opinions expressed here are those of their authors and/or contributors and not of their employer. Any questions or concerns regarding the content found here may be sent to civen@syracuseymca.org.