Springfield, Illinois- Springfield is cheering on one of its very own in the Rio Olympics. 21-year old Ryan Held was overcome with emotion when he took home the Gold... Read More
At the Y, we strengthen community through healthy living because we believe that a community is stronger when people have opportunities to improve their health and... Read More
Imagine waking up one day and having a fully functional set of legs, then a month later, after a gradual decline in physicality, being unable to move without the... Read More
Emma Lazarus’s words are eternally engraved on a bronze plaque outside the Statue of Liberty. They read, “…Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses... Read More
When school ends, many children from low-income families lose access to resources important for positive development such as nutritious meals, adult supervision and activities that keep them engaged mentally.
How The YMCA Helped Shape America
By: LINTON WEEKS