We hope you take a moment to read the latest edition of Y IMPACT. You’ll find stories of how the Lancaster Family YMCA is helping to create real, lasting change in the lives of our members and the community.

FALL 2017




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Press Releases

Media Contact:
Lisa Allison: Marketing and Communications Director
717-393-9622, ext. 1041


GIANT Food Stores’ Awards Grant to Lancaster Family YMCA

Grant Supports YMCA Fit Kids program for School District of Lancaster Youth

Paragon Engineering Services, Inc expands to Lancaster and brings new resources to local nonprofit

Paragon uses EITC program to give Lancaster Family YMCA Pre-K program a boost.

Lancaster Family YMCA partners with Lampeter-Strasburg School District and School District of Lancaster to stop “Summer Slide” with two new programs

Programs are part of a national YMCA of the USA initiative to improve the academic success of children in low-income environments. 

YMCA Cancer Rehabilitation Exercise (CaRE) program expands with CaRE 2 Continue

Cancer Survivors build strong community bonds while building stronger bodies

Lancaster Family YMCA branches to host youth Safety Around Water classes

Classes open to the community at all YMCA Branches on April 1

Senator Lloyd Smucker to Read to Pre-schoolers at Lancaster Family YMCA to Celebrate Read Across America

Lancaster Family YMCA Receives $3,000 Grant from LongHorn Steakhouse and Olive Garden Restaurants

Funds advance YMCA’s Power Packs Project programs

Local companies step up to the plate to help kids go to camp at Clipper Stadium Tournament of Wiffle Ball

Event benefits the Lancaster Family YMCA’s Summer Learning and Fun Initiative

Lancaster Family YMCA to Offer Full Year, Fully-Subsidized Kindergarten Readiness Program

In Partnership with School District of Lancaster, with Funding from the United Way of Lancaster County

Fore the Kids Golf Tournament supports preschool programming for children in need

Event proceeds benefit the Lancaster Family YMCA’s
School Readiness Signature Program

Lancaster Family YMCA offers free Kindergarten-readiness summer camp

Donation from The CarMax Foundation to help fund program

Dr. William R. Boben, Jr. recognized for service to Lancaster Family YMCA Camp Shand

YMCA elects Dan Blakinger as new board chair