Posted on November 17th, 2016 in News, Press, Y Arts

Y Arts Rockin’ Art Bash Featured in Detroit News

Y Arts, the arts and humanities branch of the YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit, is hosting the Rockin’ Art Bash on Nov. 26. The benefit will include a screening of “Louder Than Love — The Grande Ballroom Story,” an Emmy-winning documentary produced by Detroit native Tony D’Annunzio. The film focuses on the 1960s Detroit rock scene […]

 Posted on November 16th, 2016 in Press, Press Releases, Social Responsibility, Youth Development

Sam Bernstein Law Firm Supports Detroit Swims Program for Second Year

a student in Detroit Swims

To support Detroit youth, The Sam Bernstein Law Firm has provided funding for a second year to the “Detroit Swims” program run by YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit. Support from The Sam Bernstein Law Firm is helping the YMCA reach its goal of teaching 1,500 children to swim each year that would not otherwise have the […]

 Posted on November 15th, 2016 in News, Press, Y Arts

Y Arts Rockin’ Art Bash Featured in Model D

louder than love

There’s lots of good reasons to attend a fundraiser for Y Arts, the arts and humanities branch of the YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit. Of course, it’s an opportunity to support an important arts organization. But if that’s not enough of an incentive, this year’s theme, “Y Arts’ Rockin’ Art Bash,” promises to be a thrill […]

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

Y HEPA Team celebrates first year of positive outcomes

happy healthy snacking

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% […]

 Posted on March 1st, 2016 in News, Social Responsibility

The YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit Earns 4-Star Rating on Charity Navigator

Scott Landry celebrating our 4 star rating

On February 1st The YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit was awarded the highly sought after 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for sound fiscal management and a commitment to accountability and transparency. As Michigan’s recovery continues and the nonprofit sector continues to grow, gracious donors like you, continue to demand transparency and accountability from the organizations you […]

 Posted on December 12th, 2015 in News, Press

Our CFO, Michelle Kotas, wins Crain’s 40 Under 40 Award!

Our very own Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Corporate Services was named one of Crain’s 40 Under 40 for 2015! Michelle Kotas continues to strengthen the financial standing of the YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit in her role as CFO. She takes on important projects that are critical to the well-being of the […]