YMCA Garden Feeds Bodies and Souls
August 25, 2014
One YMCA garden is making an impact in residents' lives, providing nutritious produce in an area where it's scarce.
YMCA Distributes 8,000 Back-to-School Backpacks in Lexington
August 5, 2014
The YMCA of Central Kentucky sponsored 18 Back to School Rallies around Lexington simultaneously, distributing an estimated 8,000 backpacks with paper, notebooks and other materials needed for the school year.
Y Readers Wins National Summer Learning Award
August 4, 2014
A YMCA Charlotte program that helps Charlotte-Mecklenburg students with reading skills has been recognized as one of the most effective summer education programs in the country.
Summer Program For Hungry Kids Gets Creative With Food Delivery
July 24, 2014
In rural Hopkins County in western Kentucky, where children are widely dispersed, the Y is taking a creative approach to bring healthy meals to kids in harder-to-reach areas.
YMCA Expands Summer Meal Program for Local Students
July 21, 2014
It's tough to work and play on an empty stomach, but a lot of local children have problems getting enough food. Seven years ago the YMCA decided to do something about it; this year they've taken it even further with special programs at two San Jose elementary schools.
Keeping Kids From Going Hungry Over Summer Break
July 10, 2014
While summer should be a fun time for kids, it can be a hungry time for those who relied on school lunch programs for filling, healthy meals. If you’re a parent struggling to fill the summer hunger gap, there are resources available to help feed your kids.