Category Archives: YMCA

YMCA helps boy who loved to play basketball, but nobody wanted him on their team


Timmy is 13 years old. He wants nothing more that to be good at sports, like so many other kids his age, but he has an extra hurdle to overcome because he’s autistic. His mom was nervous about how the … Continue reading

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12-year-old boy increases self-esteem by losing weight in YMCA program


Chris, a 12-year-old, has become an example to his family and friends of how living a healthy lifestyle is so important. This hasn’t always been the case for him, though. Self conscious about his weight issues and tired of being … Continue reading

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YMCA Child Care Center helps both mother and her daughter


Susan came to the Broome County YMCA Child Care Center, which receives funds from United Way, following a phone call from the Department of Social Services. Her mother, Ann, a recovering prescription drug abuser, is continuing in therapy. Susan had … Continue reading

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