When Rocky, Illyana and I moved to NY we knew we had to find a way to meet new people and stay active. Luckily there were 2 YMCA locations close to our house. I remember vividly the moment I made my first mom friends at the Y! My friendship with these moms and their babies were the only way I made it without all of our family and friends we left back in GA. The relationships with the people I have met at the Y have always been the most precious part of our membership.
Now that we are back in GA, the people at the Northwest YMCA have become part of our extended family. They have cared for our kids when they were infants in the nursery, they have educated them during PMO, they have encourged me to get back in shape after each baby! The people at the Y don't just work there, their hearts show in everything they do!
For more than 160 years, the Y has worked to ensure local kids and teens have the help they need to prepare for kindergarten, stay on-track in school, grow as leaders, and learn how to contribute to a stronger community. Through wellness and hunger relief programs, the Y helps people of all ages stay active and healthy. But, the Y needs your support of the WHY IT MATTERS Annual Giving Campaign to make this possible.
100% of every dollar donated has a lasting impact on the people of metro Atlanta by ensuring the Y’s doors are open to all – regardless of financial ability.
Please join me and support the Y by making a donation today. Your gift will truly make a meaningful difference in the lives of those who need the Y most.