Home

After School, Kids Discover Their Potential at the Y [release]

[Berwyn IL, 8/30/17] – A new school year is filled with potential---a chance to start new routines, build new friendships, and discover new interests. It is an exciting time for many kids, however---at the end of the school day, 11.3 million kids return to homes where they are unsupervised from 3 to 6 p.m., according … Continue reading After School, Kids Discover Their Potential at the Y [release]

History of the Y Movement [video]

Did you know that basketball and volleyball were created by YMCA directors? The Y was also the first organization to offer classes in English as a second language and to help new immigrants navigate American culture and resources. With an early mission of uniting the mind, body, and spirit so that individuals could advance themselves, … Continue reading History of the Y Movement 

How to Raise $1000 in 11 Days

Ok, marathon runners. As of Wednesday, August 2nd, we have 68 days left until the Chicago Marathon. There are lots of ways to raise money, but this tried and true approach will take the least amount of time so you can focus on the thing that scares you most---running the race, right? DAY 1 $100: … Continue reading How to Raise $1000 in 11 Days