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Lancaster Family YMCA Receives Community Impact in Youth Development Award

Lancaster Family YMCA receives PA Alliance of YMCA’s Community Impact in Youth Development Award for Power Scholars Academy™ Lancaster, PA  (November 12) – The Lancaster Family YMCA was recently...


Summer Learning Loss Prevention

Closing the Achievement Gap Through Summer Learning Loss Prevention Power Scholars Academy™ Power Scholars Academy™ was created through a partnership between the YMCA of the USA and BELL (Building Educated...


Power Scholars Academy is a Summer Gain for Whitney’s Sons

Power Scholars Academy is a “Summer Gain” for Whitney’s Sons Whitney Perez first learned about the Lancaster Family YMCA’s Power Scholars Academy in the spring of 2017 when she received...


Jamaal’s Y Story

Jamaal’s Y Story In 2011, Jamaal Williams was at quite a low point in his life. He found himself overweight, had just gone through a divorce, and was struggling...


Lucia Murphy’s Cancer Recovery Story

Lucia Murphy Reclaims Wellness in Y’s  Cancer Recovery Program Lucia has been a “health nut” for years: exercising, eating well, getting annual checkups and mammograms, making the lifestyle choices...


Walk for Cancer Survivors is a Personal Mission for Dale Groff and His Family

Walk for Cancer Survivors is a Personal Mission for Dale Groff and His Family In 2016, YMCA at New Holland Member Dale Groff took on the challenge of walking...


Cancer Recovery at the YMCA

For many people who have been diagnosed with cancer, surviving the disease is the first phase of their journey. Trying to reclaim their health and deal with the side...


How Important is Learning to Swim?

by Lindsay Mondick YMCA of the USA If asked, most parents can immediately rattle off a list of basic life skills they instinctively know their children must learn to be...


Zeltha Ellis’s Y Story

When Zeltha Ellis came to the City Center YMCA in the fall of 2017 she was on a mission. Zeltha’s husband John had passed away in March and she...


Lane Y Story

Lane has struggled with his weight for the past 30 years. It was the most difficult challenge of his life. He had visited several fitness facilities, but they didn’t...


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