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Latest News from the Y

Mission Moment: Singing Around the House

Sunny McGovern

Sep 25, 2019

I have worked with children of all ages and levels for over 10 years in a slew of camp and music-related lessons, activities, and other programs.

"Summer Eats" Program Serves Thousands of Free Meals

Aug 28, 2019

Thousands of meals served to local youth this summer through partnership between West Suburban YMCA and Bentley University

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Mission Moment: How LIVESTRONG at the YMCA Changes Lives

Jane Carroll

Jul 19, 2019

In past Mission Moments, I have shared the experiences of the Livestrong at the YMCA program through the eyes of the cancer-surviving participant. For this Mission Moment, I want to share my personal experience as the coordinator and instructor of the program.

Summer Eats

West Suburban YMCA partners with Bentley University to provide free meals for children all summer long

Jul 03, 2019

The West Suburban YMCA and Bentley University are participating in the federally-funded Summer Food Service Program, known in Massachusetts as Summer Eats, to provide free meals to children ages 18 and under when school is not in session.

West Suburban YMCA participates in Stop & Shop Community Bag Program

West Suburban YMCA Selected as a Stop & Shop Community Bag Program Beneficiary for Month of July

Jun 27, 2019
The West Suburban YMCA has been selected as a beneficiary of the Stop & Shop Community Bag Program for the month of July. The Y will receive a $1.00 donation every time the $2.50 reusable Community Bag is purchased at one of two designated locations during the month of July.
 

Mission Moment: Volunteering With Togetherhood

Sara Pollock DeMedeiros

Jun 27, 2019

Earlier this month I had the opportunity to volunteer at the Centre Street Food Pantry (CSFP) with a co-worker and two West Suburban YMCA members. This excursion was part of Togetherhood, the Y’s volunteer program intended to connect people from all backgrounds to plan and carry out volunteer projects that address a real need in our community.

Mission Moment: Water Safety is for Everyone

Amanda Pierce

Jun 24, 2019

Warm weather has returned to our area and with it has come the devastating tragedies involving children drownings.  Drownings have already occurred with a 5-year old in a pool in Medford; 9 year old in a lake in Hopkinton, and a 14 year old in a pond in Clinton.  At the West Suburban YMCA, our thoughts and prayers go out to these families and want our community to understand that drowning is PR

Mission Moment: RMR Group Volunteer at the Y

Trevor Williams

Jun 20, 2019

The YMCA would like to thank all the wonderful volunteers from The RMR Group who volunteered their time to help the Y in May. The RMR Group was holding their National Day of Community Service and selected several outstanding charities their employees could choose from.

YMCA's Provide Free Access to Foster Children in Massachusetts

Jun 12, 2019

Massachusetts YMCAs partners with the Wonderfund to offer free one-year access to DCF foster children

How Mike Finds Meaning and Growth at the Y

Jun 12, 2019

Read about Mike Daniels' experience working at the Y and what it means to him.