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14

Dec
NC Alliance of YMCAs Tests Efficacy of Health Protocols, Identifies Bright Spots [December 14, 2020 – Raleigh, NC] North Carolina’s YMCAs are dedicated to ensuring the safety of employees and members by meeting or exceeding the guidelines and recommendations of...

21

Sep
Together, we are six months into the Coronavirus pandemic. To say this has been a challenging time is a drastic understatement. Our YMCAs have collectively lost $4.5 million per month since March and cut 65% of full-time equivalent staff due...

18

Sep
Upon suspending normal operations in March due to COVID-19, YMCAs quickly pivoted their staff and facility resources to provide critical support for our community and those most heavily impacted by COVID-19. From providing emergency child care to coordinating feeding programs,...

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...