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YMCA Buffalo Niagara marks midway point of annual campaign

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Wed, Mar 23rd 2016 05:20 pm

YMCA Buffalo Niagara has hit the midway point of its annual campaign journey. Officials noted it is 74.8 percent to its overall goal of $725,000. The organization, comprised of eight branches and the association office, is seeking the community's support in reaching its target by April 19.

Last year alone, the Y awarded over $1 million in financial assistance to nearly 3,000 families thanks to the community's generous support.

"From learning enrichment to disease prevention and safe spaces to summer adventures, the Y's annual campaign opens the doors to life-changing experiences and opportunities that truly change people's lives for the better," said Michael Dolan, the annual campaign chairman.

 

To make a contribution to the Y's annual campaign, visit www.ymcabn.org/support-the-y/donate/ or call your local Y.

Locally founded in 1852, YMCA Buffalo Niagara is a charitable, community-based organization committed to providing programs designed to build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. The YMCA's focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility is reflected in the variety of programs offered for all ages and abilities. Additionally, collaborations with insurance carriers such as Univera, Independent Health and BlueCross BlueShield provide the opportunity for those wanting to take the first step toward a healthier lifestyle to do so at the YMCA.

A not-for-profit organization, YMCA Buffalo Niagara serves more than 100,000 people annually through the seven branches located throughout Western New York, its resident camp (YMCA Camp Weona), and over 40 community-based program sites.

For more information, visit www.ymcabn.org.

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