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Jun 08, 2015, 09:00 ET The Y to Serve nearly 5 Million Healthy Meals this Summer to 200,000 Kids

The Y (www.ymca.net) announced today it will extend its Summer Food Program to approximately 200,000 kids this summer, thanks to a $5.3 million grant ...


Apr 23, 2015, 04:00 ET National Survey: Kids' Healthy Habits Decline During Summer

Although most parents consider their children's habits related to exercise and healthy eating to be high priorities, most may need additional...


Nov 24, 2014, 04:57 ET Congratulations to the YMCA's 10 My Fresh Page Project Winners

Now in its third year, the Y's My Fresh Page Project proves that a single idea can transform the quality of life in neighborhoods across the country. ...


Nov 13, 2014, 09:00 ET The Y Wants All Americans to Know Their Prediabetes Risk During National Diabetes Awareness Month

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and the YMCA is encouraging all Americans to learn their risk for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes –...


Sep 03, 2014, 11:51 ET The Y Wants to Help Bring Your Community Service Idea to Life

The Y wants members of the community to share innovative ideas to make their neighborhoods better as part of its third annual My Fresh Page Project....


Apr 25, 2014, 01:54 ET The Y Gets Millions of Kids Moving to Inspire Healthy Habits and Prevent 'Summer Slide'

In preparation for summer break, a time when many kids and teens lose the daily structure of lessons and physical activity, Ys nationwide are...


Jun 04, 2013, 09:00 ET The Y Kicks Off Summer Food Program to Serve 4 Million Meals to Kids Nationwide

As summer begins, millions of children will be at risk of hunger when the free and reduced-cost meals they receive during the school year are no...