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The history of the YMCA – like the history of the United States – is a story of incremental progress toward greater inclusion and equity for all. As we celebrate Black History Month, we are honoring the stories of Black...
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The Muskegon YMCA Veggie Van™ has received 3,950 pounds of donated produce from the Muskegon Correctional Facility (MCF) in the past year. Through the Horticulture Program at the MCF, incarcerated individuals gain hands-on experience with gardening and agriculture, and a...
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September is Hunger Action Month. In Muskegon County, 11.8% of our community members are facing food insecurity. When children are hungry, they can’t focus on their schoolwork and even show increased hyperactivity and aggression. For adults, food insecurity can lead...
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A few years back Don Martines was at YMCA Camp Pendalouan and noticed that the swim platform needed repairs. He jumped into action and had the platform inspected, which showed it was time for a replacement. Don purchased a new...
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As part of the Y’s commitment to reduce drowning rates and keep kids safe in and around the water, the Muskegon YMCA is increasing access to swim instruction and water safety for children from underserved communities in the Muskegon area....
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The Muskegon YMCA has been awarded $146,000 from the Michigan Department of Education to provide summer learning opportunities for children in summer programs. Local YMCAs throughout Michigan have joined together to deliver a coordinated program to support children, families, and...
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We are pleased to introduce our newest Muskegon YMCA Board Members, Lashae Simmons II, Lindsay Schohl BSN, RN, and Michael Olson. Lashae Simmons II Lashae is a Financial Advisor with Northwestern Mutual Black Wall Street, and she is now serving as...
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A partnership between Community enCompass and the Muskegon YMCA is providing nutrition education for adults in Muskegon County. Through the Muskegon Prescribes Food for Health (MPFH) program at Community enCompass, adults gain valuable knowledge and skills surrounding wellness, exercise, and...
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November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and a time for all Michigan residents to assess their risk for developing prediabetes or type 2 diabetes. Currently, 1 in 3 American adults have prediabetes but less than 16 percent know they have...
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A partnership between the Muskegon Correctional Facility (MCF) and the Muskegon YMCA has provided the local community with over 4,600 pounds of fresh produce since 2019. Through the Horticulture Program at the MCF, incarcerated people gain hands-on experience with gardening,...
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