Media Coverage


The Importance of National Diabetes Awareness Month

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Before you assume this is another made-up holiday created just to post an image on social media, think again. There are some major reasons why National Diabetes Awareness Month is important – 114 million reasons, to be exact. That’s because 114 million represents the number of Americans living with diabetes or prediabetes.

U.S. News & World Report

November 02, 2017


YMCA of the USA and MCS Foundation Launch Campaign in Support of YMCAs Affected by Hurricanes in Puerto Rico

MCS Foundation will match donations for disaster relief efforts aimed at helping individuals, families and the communities served through the YMCAs in Puerto Rico. 

YMCA of the USA

October 19, 2017


Opinion: Tax Reform Has Potential To Unlock Giving

Tax reform is once again the focus of many discussions, debates and deliberations taking place on Capitol Hill. Considering that comprehensive federal tax reform was last enacted in in 1986, most agree that an updated tax code is needed — but not at the expense of our nation’s charities.

The NonProfit Times

October 03, 2017


Why Ethan Hawke and the YMCA Want You to Take a Selfie With Someone New

Ethan Hawke has been going to the YMCA since he was a kid — and now he’s lending his celebrity to promote the organization’s new community building initiative: Take a #SelfieWithSomeoneNew.

People.com

September 28, 2017


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. 

PIX11

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


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