Tonight the YMCA SNUG program was able to celebrate the life of “Scoop” Boyce Coleman am an that has done much to lift up the community as a hero. Boyce jumped in to the Hudson River to save the life of a young autistic boy last week and sacrificed his own life. “greater…Read more
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Recent News & Events
Detective Lieutenant Patrick McCormack, the Public Information / Communications Officer of the Yonkers Police Department, asked Kevin McGill and the media students in the YMCA’s Employment Training program if they would help the Police Department Develop a public service announcement with “Back to School Safety Tips.” Within days they came up with a plan and…Read more
September 1, 1914 marked the groundbreaking for the present facility that the Yonkers Family YMCA operates out of. The facility was designed for the YMCA and reflected the original emphasis on Christian activities and housing programs. The work of the YMCA began in Yonkers in 1882. It’s founders intended to begin the work elsewhere and…Read more
If you don’t take the time to meet and understand your neighbors you will never have an appreciation for them, That was the approach of the YMCA’s Summer Youth Program’s Multi Cultural Day. This day gave the youth the opportunity to meet each others family members and share in food and clothing that reflected the…Read more
When I received the phone call to meet with the Deputy Director for Field Operation Maintenance for the Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers I would simply say, I was worried. I though that maybe the YMCA’s SNUG Violence Prevention Program had overstepped its bounds and we would not be able to do much…Read more
It is a wonderful thing when, in the example of the Holy Spirit, that someone, or some group, becomes a “Paraclete” in service. A Paraclete is someone called alongside to help. New Testament Church has put their faith into action by providing meals, desserts, and live Gospel music to those that eat in the feeding…Read more