Posted on November 3rd, 2016 in Healthy Living, Press, Social Responsibility, Youth Development

Y HEPA Team celebrates first year of positive outcomes

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It’s been about a year our HEPA team implemented the CATCH curriculum into Afterschool and Camp programs, and we have seen some great preliminary results! Our preliminary results show that: 74% of students showed improvement in nutrition or physical activity knowledge 71% of students reported improvement in physical activity, nutritional, or screen time habits 97% […]

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 Posted on November 6th, 2015 in Boll Family YMCA, Healthy Living

Meet a CATCH Champion: Kim Duchene

Featured on catchinfo.org The YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit is collaborating with the CATCH Global Foundation to bring evidence-based CATCH (Coordinated Approach To Child Health) programming to all 35 YMCA Afterschool sites in Metro Detroit. The project is part of a Michigan statewide effort involving the State Alliance of Michigan YMCAs and the Michigan Department of […]

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 Posted on October 14th, 2015 in Healthy Living, Youth Development

The Y collaborates with CATCH to combat obesity and improve child health

The YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit today announced that it will collaborate with the CATCH Global Foundation to bring evidence-based CATCH (Coordinated Approach To Child Health) programming to all 35 YMCA Afterschool sites in Metro Detroit. The project is part of a Michigan statewide effort involving the State Alliance of Michigan YMCAs and the Michigan Department […]

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 Posted on August 16th, 2015 in Livonia Family YMCA, News, Press, Social Responsibility, Youth Development

News: Livonia YMCA gives kids place to go after summer school

Featured on Hometownlife.com With the help of funds donated by the Livonia Kids and Families Foundation, 65 children attended summer camp at the Livonia Family YMCA after summer school let out each day for four weeks, from July 6 to July 30. The Livonia Kids and Families Foundation provided $11,000 to kick off this program […]

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 Posted on October 29th, 2014 in Healthy Living, Social Responsibility, Youth Development

MDCH and the Y partner to encourage healthy kids in Michigan

We are thrilled to announce the YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit will be doing even bigger and better things for kids in our community as a result of a recent partnership with Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH). As part of its initiative to improve the health of children in Michigan, MDCH has awarded the State Alliance of […]

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