Category: Community

Former Weather Anchor Dave Munsey Joins Valley of the Sun YMCA

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Target and the Y team up to bring you SUPER SATURDAYS!

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Together We Can Build a Better Us

Giving Tuesday

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. One of the best ways to get involved is in your own community. We’ve created a directory to help you find organizations, charities, events and more in your own community. … Read More

Valley of the Sun YMCA Offers Free Child Watch So Parents Can Vote

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Valley of the Sun YMCA today announced that all 16 of its branches will be offering free child watch services, up to four hours from 8 a.m. to 8 pm., on Election Day so busy parents and caregivers can have a safe and fun place for their kids to play while voting on Tuesday, November 8. The child watch offering, called Zoe’s Kids Day Out, is open to members and non-members. Children of all ages are welcome, but must be potty-trained.… Read More

VOSY Receives Grant from APS Foundation

VOS YMCA Receives a Grant from the APS Foundation | Valley of the Sun YMCA

The Valley of the Sun YMCA is honored to be one of the fourteen nonprofit organizations located throughout the Arizona and Four Corners area to receive more than $1.2 million in STEM-supported grants from the APS Foundation. This grant supports science, technology, engineering and math, as well as other educational programs.… Read More

YMCA Partners with Borderlands Food Bank to Offer Affordable Produce Options

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The Borderland Food Bank is committed to taking excess food and providing it to people in the community at an affordable cost… Read More

10 Tips to Help Keep Your Family Safe Around Water This Summer

Safety Around Water|Valley fo the Sun YMCA

As the summer approaches, children all over the country are looking forward to beating the heat by jumping into the water and soaking up the sun. While pools, lakes and rivers can bring a great deal of joy to people of all ages, they can also be dangerous hazards, especially in Arizona, which is ranked number two in the nation for child drownings.… Read More

Member Spotlight- Maryvale Family YMCA

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My Y Story: CATHY RODRIGUEZ CONTRERAS

Cathy Rodriguez-Contreras|Valley of the Sun YMCA

The Diabetes Prevention Program and the Y put the diabetes class together in such a way that learning how to eat and how to change my habit as a prediabetic was not that difficult.… Read More

FitPHX Meet Me Downtown Walk/Run

Meet Me Downtown Phoenix and FitPHX Walk/Run | YMCA | Healthy Living | Media Room | Valley of the Sun YMCA

The free, weekly FitPHX Meet Me Downtown Phoenix walk/run is getting people active while promoting our vibrant downtown, it’s fantastic that thousands already are participating and have complied more than 16,000 miles.… Read More