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Campaign Buzz

We’re spreading the word about how the Y is working for a better us. Get inspired about how the Y can change lives: Take a peek at what we are sharing this month!
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Campaign Film: "Places"


Some communities lack the opportunity and resources they need to thrive. While the world only pays attention to these places when they make national news headlines, the Y is on the ground every day helping people break out of a cycle of poverty with safe spaces, mentorship programs, healthy meals, education and more.
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Campaign Film: "Idle Hands"


All kids need a safe and productive place to both release their energy and discover their potential. The Y is America’s community space—providing recreation, education, nutrition, a place to belong, camp and outdoor exploration, character development and more.
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The Y Community

The "Connecting Community" event began with a plan to offer free showers at the ...
Combining academics and nutrition, the Y is offering an Afterschool Meal Program...
February is American Heart Health Month! #healthyliving (sn)...
Volunteering can improve your health and change your life. Find out more info he...
The Y has always been more than a gym and a place to swim. Here, an ESL class at...
"It’s a very personal act to have someone cook you a meal and bring it to you....
#Togetherhood invites Y members to lead in volunteer projects that benefit their...
Opportunity shouldn’t be a privilege. The Y makes sure it’s a right. #YMCA #...
The Y just launched our first-ever national ad campaign and The New York Times t...
Proud to announce launch of our new #Forabetterus campaign! Watch CBS 60 Minute...
Is there a magic number? Well...maybe. #youthdevelopment #reading (sn)...
Q: My kids tend to "graze" all day long rather than eating three substantial mea...
At the #ymca we believe that a strong community can only be achieved when we inv...
Remember, tomorrow is a Free Day at our National Parks! #outdoors (sn)...
#Swimming lessons in winter are a great way to get ready for #summer. If your #Y...
"Children and adults who regularly include canned fruits and vegetables in their...
#tbt Members of the Harlem branch #ymca Youth Enrichment program at a block part...
Sometimes we all hit snags in our work productivity, but these tips should help ...
Mentoring changes the lives of others and yours. Have you ever been involved in ...
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Partners

Our partners share a commitment to helping kids and families reach their greatest potential. With their invaluable support, the Y can reach more people and communities with high impact programs and services that change lives. Together, we are building a better us.
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