Posted on May 17th, 2016 in Metro Youth YMCA, Social Responsibility, Youth Development

Tux and Tens event set for June 17

Tux & Tens: Detroit Achievers Awards June 17, 2016 | 7:30 pm at the Detroit Historical Museum 5401 Woodward, Detroit, MI 48202 Y Detroit Achievers are professionals who volunteer as role models for Detroit youth. Throughout the service year, Achievers demonstrate the benefits of hard work, service, professionalism, integrity, educational achievement and community involvement in […]

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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 May 28th, 2015 in Metro Youth YMCA

Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes event set for July 11

Tuxedo & Tennis Shoes: Detroit Achievers Awards July 11, 2015 | 5:30 pm at the Boll Family YMCA theatre 1401 Broadway, Detroit, MI 48226 Y Detroit Achievers are professionals who volunteer as role models for Detroit youth. Throughout the service year, Achievers demonstrate the benefits of hard work, service, professionalism, integrity, educational achievement and community […]

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 Posted on April 22nd, 2015 in Metro Youth YMCA, Social Responsibility, Youth Development

Metro Youth YMCA program takes on Chicago

Written by Joy Mohammed, iCan Program Coordinator The iCan Achieve Program, a division of the Metro Youth YMCA (MY Y), works to build the entire student through effective experiential programming. Exposure is one of the most important tools MY Y and iCan utilizes. The iCan Achieve program, a flagship in MY Y programming, organizes various educational […]

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 Posted on March 29th, 2014 in Metro Youth YMCA, Youth Development

College Tour Seeks Sponsors

Every year, MY-Y staff take a busload of 45 students on a tour of Southern colleges and universities. They visit both historically black colleges and universities such as Spelman and Morehouse, as well as mainstream universities such as Vanderbilt and Clemson. They are seeking sponsorships to defray the $725 fee for the tour for students who can’t afford the full cost, and students are selling candy to raise funds as well.

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