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Member Donor Week 2019

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The YMCA of Metro North branches have been busy this month offering members the chance to make a difference. Everything the Y does throughout the year is in service to making us better, both as individuals and as a community. Throughout the first two weeks of April each of the YMCA Metro North branches educated members […]

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Omar’s Story

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Omar is a middle schooler with cerebral palsy who started working out with personal trainer, Josh Brown, at the Melrose Family YMCA in the Spring of 2018.  Initially, personal training came as a recommendation from Omar’s physical therapist to improve his overall strength and health before he started middle school, but over time it grew […]

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Impact Story: Special Birthday Connection

Irving & Amelia, Lynn YMCA & St. Teresa’s House Made possible by Wells Fargo Once a month for the past several years, students from the Lynn Y’s Youth Center and Out-Of-School programs walk a few blocks down the road to St. Theresa’s House, an apartment complex with assisted care to seniors and the disabled, to […]

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Impact Story: Alexis & Bernie

Bernie was looking for activities for her 5 year old granddaughter, Alexis, when she discovered the YMCA of Metro North Gymnastics Center. Bernie and Alexis live in a nearby town, and she loved that the Gymnastics Center was a family friendly location close to home. In addition, the Y was willing to work with Bernie […]

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Impact Story: Camille & Ruth

Camille and Ruth rarely miss their weekly fitness class at the Saugus Family YMCA. Even surgeries can’t keep Camille, 95, and Ruth, 78, away for long. Y members for over a decade, they are part of a group of seniors who regularly attend the Y’s “Stay Fit” class, a whole body conditioning class targeted at […]

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