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.
At a YMCA Near You, a Course for a Diabetic Nation
July 8, 2014
After being diagnosed with pre-diabetes, a 37-year-old woman in New York seeks out help from the YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program.
Local Y Joins Efforts to Break World Record for Largest Swim Lesson
June 26, 2014
Nearly 38 people, ages 4-74, participated in a swim lesson at the Livonia Family YMCA in an attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson.
Young Readers Program Helps Students Stay Active
June 25, 2014
More than 500 students from Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Mooresville and Lincoln County are hitting the books, back in school for several weeks this summer as part of the YMCA's "Y" Readers program.