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United Bank Foundation grants Wilson-Gray YMCA $25,000 for teen program
HARTFORD, Conn. (June 26, 2018) – On Thursday, June 21, 2018, the United Bank Foundation presented the Wilson-Gray YMCA Youth and Family Center with a $25,000 check to support its Teen Incentive Program (Y-TIP). The grant helps support the program’s ongoing success in benefitting under-served, at-risk teenagers from Hartford's Clay-Arsenal and Upper Albany neighborhoods. Y-TIP helps teens ages 11-18 overcome challenges to their success, including gangs, violence, drugs and other harmful and self-destructive influences.
HUMANS OF THE Y: Nick (March 12)
Our latest #HumansoftheY story comes from Nick at the Wheeler YMCA, who has been a member for more than a year now and always has a smile and a positive outlook! He stops to chat with any of the MSRs working at the front desk and always has something interesting to share, like pictures of his new kayak that he’s excited to start using in the summer, or fun facts. But it's his life story that makes Nick unique:
HUMANS OF THE Y: Dan (February 27)
Our next #HumansoftheY story comes from the Downtown Hartford YMCA, and this time features one of our employees, Dan:
HUMANS OF THE Y: Father John (February 19)
Our next #humansofthey story comes from a pastor who visits the Hale YMCA Youth and Family Center MULTIPLE times EVERY day, making him our most-frequent visitor! Meet Father John O’Neill, a beloved member of the Northeast Connecticut community:
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