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Discovering potential every day At the Y we believe that every kid is full of potential just waiting to be unleashed! We also believe that summer camp is one of the greatest places to discover this. Here’s just a few of the reasons why: Personal Development – Camp helps kids physically, socially and emotionally. Exploration […]
Posted by Liz on September 22nd, 2016 in Social Responsibility, Youth Development.
Kylie Ryan is a courageous girl that participated in Girls on the Run during the Spring 2016 season. Kylie exemplified what it is to be a “Girl on the Run” over the summer as she raised $225 for the program by creating fun chalk drawings for her neighbors. “My mom suggested that I put my […]
Posted by Liz on September 16th, 2016 in Carls Family YMCA, Social Responsibility, Youth Development.
“It’s amazing to see something that is intended to bring joy,” she says of the Detroit Creativity Project. “A lot of these kids we serve have a lot of challenges in their daily life. A class (that has a) by-product of (making) you laugh can be kind of a godsend.” -Margaret Edwartowski, Y Arts Executive […]
Posted by Liz on August 9th, 2016 in News, Press, Y Arts, Youth Development.
By Liz on July 25th, 2016 in Healthy Living.
This back-to-school season JCPenney and the YMCA of the USA are partnering to help kids reach their potential by supporting afterschool and summer learning programs as part of the Y’s overall efforts to address the academic achievement gap in communities across the country. The Y’s Academic Achievement Initiative aims to support the cognitive, social-emotional and […]
Posted by Liz on July 15th, 2016 in Social Responsibility.
By Liz on July 7th, 2016 in Healthy Living.
By marketing on June 17th, 2016 in Uncategorized.
Check out this great article in Model D about Y Media Works!
Posted by marketing on June 6th, 2016 in News, Press, Y Arts, Youth Development.
By Meagan Scaringe on May 25th, 2016 in Uncategorized.
By marketing on May 22nd, 2016 via Twitter