Posted on March 21st, 2014 in Boll Family YMCA, Farmington Family YMCA, Lakeshore Family YMCA, Metro Youth YMCA, Social Responsibility

I-Rise Families Walk for Warmth

Families who participate in the I-Rise family empowerment program at the Boll, Farmington, Lakeshore and Downriver branches joined forces to raise money for families who are struggling. A team of 12 walkers participated in the Wayne Metro Community Action Agency’s annual “Walk for Warmth” at Ford Field. They raised more than $125 to help families pay their heating bills this winter.

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 Posted on October 12th, 2013 in Boll Family YMCA, Downriver Family YMCA, Farmington Family YMCA, Lakeshore Family YMCA, Social Responsibility

Familes Plant Trees, Give Back

Thanks to a group of families from the I Rise-Family Empowerment Program, a Detroit neighborhood now has several new trees to enjoy, and the families themselves have the satisfaction of making the community a more pleasant place to be. The tree planting happened through a community service even with the Greening of Detroit.

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