Media Coverage

York hosts National Welcoming Week

The City of York and the YMCA of York are celebrating National Welcoming Week for a third year.

ABC27 News, York, PA

September 19, 2017

Getting to know the newest New Yorkers at the YMCA’s Welcoming Week

The YMCA is hosting its 6th annual Welcoming Week September 15 – 24th.  It is an opportunity to bring immigrants, refugee, and native-born residents. 


September 15, 2017

YMCA offering free showers for storm victims without power

YMCA offering free showers for storm victims without power for those affected by hurricane Irma

Fox 35 Orlando

September 15, 2017

Reflections on Charlottesville

The events in Charlottesville, Virginia, this past weekend were a stark reminder of the chasm between our nation’s founding ideals and present-day reality for so many Americans. Safety and happiness are out of reach for an unacceptable number of people in our communities, and sadly, there are extremists who want to keep it that way. At the Y, we resolve to be light in this darkness. 

YMCA of the USA

August 16, 2017

Cookbook Author Crusades For Millions Of Kids Who Go Hungry In Summer

During the summer, six out of seven kids no longer have access to school meal programs, leaving children unsure of when they're going to get their next meal. Learn how the Y's Summer Food Program and Leanne Brown, author of "Good and Cheap," are working to change that. 


August 04, 2017

Creative ways to teach children kindness: Painting lunchboxes and more

In a world where kindness is often overshadowed by bullying, teaching children to be thoughtful and kind isn’t easy. But parenting expert on behalf of JCPenney Meredith Sinclair is on TODAY with creative ideas, like refurbishing, packing and donating lunchboxes for families in need. (By TODAY with our sponsor JCPenney.)

August 02, 2017

Today Show with shopping cart full of lunchboxes and kids decorating them.

Watch this deserving student get a surprise makeover on her dorm room

Eighteen-year-old Pacielly Morelo is the first person in her family to go to college. Now her hard work pays off with a surprise dorm makeover, thanks to JCPenney.


July 13, 2017

Teen girl picking out bedsheets

North Y Selected for Welcome Center

The grand opening for the latest in a series of New American Welcome Centers at YMCAs across the country is set for June 20 at the North YMCA.

This Week Community News

June 02, 2017

Group of five people of various ethnic backgrounds holding small American flags

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