Media Coverage

Nonprofits Struggle with Challenges of Rising Hunger, COVID-19 Restrictions During Holidays

Nonprofits like the Y have been working hard to ensure no family goes hungry this year—this is especially true as the holidays approach.

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November 23, 2020

Three Y staff in blue shirts filling bags with food outside a red brick building.

How the YMCA is Fostering an Interest in STEM and Introducing Youth to Possible Careers as IT Pros and Server Network Administrators

The Y is working to spark interest in STEM, through youth STEM programs at more than 1,000 locations nationwide.

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October 27, 2020

Kids with teacher doing a science experiment in front of a jungle gym outside

Creating Impactful Service-Learning Programs for College Students Through YMCA Partnerships

Service learning is a key way for students to learn more about diversity, inclusion and racial justice and the Y serves as a partner for many college campuses to help provide this experiences for college students.

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October 16, 2020

Nonprofits Step in to Help Working Parents Making "Impossible Choices"

As many schools opened virtually this fall, the Y and other organizations have worked to provide child care so parents can return to work and children can stay safe.

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October 01, 2020

How the YMCA is Helping Families Avoid Debt During the COVID-19 Pandemic by Providing Healthy Meals and Community Support

Prior to COVID-19, 1 in 7 children faced hunger but today, 1 in 4 children are at risk. YMCAs around the country are working hard to ensure these children have a dependable source of nutrition.

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September 04, 2020

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'Learning Hubs' Offer Free Child Care And Learning — But Only For A Lucky Few

NPR reports on the Y's efforts to set up virtual learning academies in 45 states across the country.

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September 01, 2020

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The Most Popular Flotation Device for Kids May Be the Most Dangerous, According to Aquatics Experts

Puddle jumpers are popular, but are they safe? POPSUGAR spoke with Y-USA's Lindsay Mondick to learn more.

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August 08, 2020

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Here's How to Stay Safe in the Water, According to a Former Lifeguard

Yahoo!Life spoke with Y-USA's Lindsay Mondick about staying safe in the water, whether you're at the pool, lake or ocean.

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August 03, 2020

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