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 September 22nd, 2016 in Social Responsibility, Youth Development

Summer Camp Impact Report

summer camp impact photo

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 on July 15th, 2016 in Social Responsibility

JCPenney partners with the Y to support afterschool programs

JCPenney and the Y

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 […]