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YMCA CEO Says They Will Approach Reopening 'Safely and Responsibly'

YMCA of the USA President and CEO Kevin Washington discusses what child care, summer camps could looks like as the pandemic continues.

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May 18, 2020


New Summer Camp Guidelines Released

Paul McEntire, YMCA of the USA's chief operating officer, joins TODAY with information for the millions of Americans are wondering if they’ll be able to send their kids to camp this summer, and whether they’ll be safe if they can.

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May 18, 2020


YMCA CEO Seeks $60 Billion for Nonprofits and Aid for Youth Sports

Kevin Washington, CEO of YMCA of USA, discusses the congressional support needed to aid nonprofit organizations affected by Covid-19, including support for youth sports offerings that could be impacted this summer if Ys are closed. 

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May 11, 2020

Three kids in red Y jerseys talking on a grassy soccerfield.


YMCAs Consider Reopening Facilities While Continuing Emergency Services

YMCA of the USA President and CEO Kevin Washington discusses how Ys will reopen facilities safely and responsibly, and also the emergency services being provided by Ys to hundreds of communities across the U.S.

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April 27, 2020

YMCA of the USA CEO Kevin Washington speaking on CNN.


YMCA Presses Forward With Emergency Operations Amid Calamitous Layoffs

Amidst the continuing coronavirus pandemic, emergency operations are the top priority for the Y from coast to coast — but they are coming at a huge cost.

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April 14, 2020


How the YMCA is rallying to the challenge of coronavirus infections, even as its finances take a hit

As confirmed cases in the United States of Coronavirus or COVID-19 rises above 500,000, emergency, essential and nonprofit workers like those at the YMCA of the USA are working on the ground to help.

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April 13, 2020


Nonprofit Organizations Ask for Stimulus Money as Resources Dry Up During Pandemic

While COVID-19 continues to spread, nonprofit organizations like the Y continue to operate some of their most important programs, while calling for a federal stimulus package directed toward nonprofits. 

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April 03, 2020


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