Community Impact

Helping the Community is Our Passion

We are proud to share with you the highlights of our outstanding accomplishments and community impact in the Central Florida area. We will continue to support the needs of our growing and diverse communities through quality programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

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Tivity Health Gives Back to YMCA Members

December 13th, 2017
The YMCA of Central Florida would like to thank our partners at Tivity Health for their recent donation of 100 gift cards that we were able to provide to our Central Florida neighbors in need. At ...
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YMCA Camp Wewa Village of Volunteers

October 16th, 2017
It takes a village (of volunteers!) YMCA Camp Wewa has a special opportunity upon us. On Saturday, October 21, 2017, our camp will be flooded with over 800 volunteers made up of Lockheed Martin ...
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Disrupting Perceptions of the YMCA

July 27th, 2017
By introducing new programs and initiatives that focus on elements outside the traditional expectation of its organization, the YMCA of Central Florida has been disrupting the community in a good ...
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OUC Lunch in the Garden Event

June 29th, 2017
As part of our Communities for Health initiative, we joined OUC – The Reliable One to launch a successful “Lunch in the Garden Event”.  Organizations such as Seed2Source, OUC, and the YMCA of ...
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The Pursuit of a Better Us

June 1st, 2017
  These community leaders and Y volunteers share how the YMCA is helping them in their pursuit of being better men and fathers….  
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The YMCA Gave These Moms Gifts Beyond Better Health

May 1st, 2017
Think your local Y is just another swim and gym? Read these stories about four amazing women whose lives were changed by the Y…  
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Oviedo Y Undergoes Major Transformation to Keep Pace with Growing Community Needs

April 4th, 2017
In support of its mission to improve community health, the YMCA of Central Florida has begun a major renovation to the Oviedo YMCA Family Center. It is the fourth Y facility in recent years to ...
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It’s All About Impact: Y Senior Leaders Advocate for Y Cause on Capitol Hill

April 4th, 2017
Dan Wilcox, YMCA of Central Florida President/CEO; Mike Manuel, YMCA Metro Board Chair; and Wayne Humphrey, YMCA Senior Vice President for Public Policy, were among more than 100 Y leaders from ...
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Industry and Community Leaders Making a Splash at the YMCA

April 1st, 2017
At the end of the six-month ordeal, the bank donated the facility to the county, which then donated it to the YMCA of Central Florida. In June 1992, it was re-opened as the YMCA Aquatic Center. ...
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YMCA Teen Achievers Receive $75,000 Grant from Orlando Magic Youth Fund

March 10th, 2017
As YMCA Teen Achievers kick off their annual college tour, the program has received a $75,000 grant from the Orlando Magic Youth Fund (OMYF), a McCormick Foundation Fund, in support of college ...
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Y’s 2017 Pappy Kennedy Prayer Breakfast Unites Community in Faith

January 16th, 2017
Dr. Richard E. Lapchick delivers a message of hope and unity during Y’s 26th Annual Arthur “Pappy” Kennedy Prayer Breakfast commemorating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Speaking ...
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