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YMCA Adapting and Adjusting To World Without Youth Sports

Shawn Borzelleri, senior vice president of service delivery, program development, and innovation, Y-USA, discusses how the Y is adapting to a time without youth sports and how the Y is still serving children, families and communities. 

Opens in a new window Front Office Sports

June 02, 2020


School Programs Are Losing Millions Feeding Hungry Kids

When students lost access to meals due to COVID-19, schools and community organizations like the Y worked to ensure no child was left hungry. That work comes at a price though. 

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May 31, 2020

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YMCA CEO Says They Will Approach Reopening 'Safely and Responsibly'

YMCA of the USA President and CEO Kevin Washington discusses what child care, summer camps could looks like as the pandemic continues.

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May 18, 2020


New Summer Camp Guidelines Released

Paul McEntire, YMCA of the USA's chief operating officer, joins TODAY with information for the millions of Americans are wondering if they’ll be able to send their kids to camp this summer, and whether they’ll be safe if they can.

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May 18, 2020


YMCA CEO Seeks $60 Billion for Nonprofits and Aid for Youth Sports

Kevin Washington, CEO of YMCA of USA, discusses the congressional support needed to aid nonprofit organizations affected by Covid-19, including support for youth sports offerings that could be impacted this summer if Ys are closed. 

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May 11, 2020

Three kids in red Y jerseys talking on a grassy soccerfield.


YMCAs Consider Reopening Facilities While Continuing Emergency Services

YMCA of the USA President and CEO Kevin Washington discusses how Ys will reopen facilities safely and responsibly, and also the emergency services being provided by Ys to hundreds of communities across the U.S.

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April 27, 2020

YMCA of the USA CEO Kevin Washington speaking on CNN.


YMCA Presses Forward With Emergency Operations Amid Calamitous Layoffs

Amidst the continuing coronavirus pandemic, emergency operations are the top priority for the Y from coast to coast — but they are coming at a huge cost.

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April 14, 2020


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