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28

Jul
We're so proud of the impact NC YMCAs are having in their communities across the state. From child care to feeding programs, from virtual evidence-based health program delivery to outreach for seniors and others at risk, our Ys have continued...

22

Jul
With a significant need statewide for remote online learning for the 2020-2021 school year due to the Coronavirus pandemic, North Carolina YMCAs are working to provide innovative solutions to safe, socially distanced child care and learning opportunities for working families...

02

Jun
At the YMCA, we work to create a community in which every person feels valued, emboldened and loved. Like you, we struggle to make sense of the recent events in Minneapolis and all over our country. We recognize the pain,...

02

Jun
Several NC YMCA overnight camps are welcoming children this summer for a fun, enriching summer experience, while following all guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), NC Dept. of Health and Human Services, and their local health...

29

May
When the Alliance sent its last newsletter on March 2, the Coronavirus pandemic had not yet begun. We didn’t know what was to come. We didn’t know that we would face months of YMCA closures, and what that would mean...

29

May
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. (Albert Einstein) During this first two and a half months of the Coronavirus pandemic, we have come together as an Alliance of YMCAs like no other time in our history. Never have we...

29

May
On May 21, Y-USA hosted a virtual briefing for Congressional staff with several other youth-serving organizations. Y-USA’s Heidi Brasher and YMCA of the Triangle ’s Kim Keith, VP of Youth Development, shared the Y’s work and the impact of out-of-school-time...

29

May
Our YMCAs are transitioning many of the evidence-based health initiatives (EBHI) to a virtual platform during a COVID-19 era. And our communities appreciate that support. A Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) participant at the Twin Rivers YMCA was worried about how...

29

May
While our YMCAs have been closed to members and our programs suspended due to COVID-19, we continue to serve community, because that’s who we are at the Y. While facing extremely difficult furloughs and reductions in staff, our Ys have...

28

May
For more than 150 years, North Carolina YMCAs have been there when our neighbors need us most. During times of war, economic depression, catastrophic storms and now this pandemic, our Ys stepped up to fill the gap in service to...