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Joyce Goldberg Fein, a veteran of the Wayne YMCA leadership team, has been promoted to the organization’s second-in-command.
“My goal is to continue creating a cohesive staff team and educating the community about the benefits of the Y and what we do to strengthen the community,’’ said Fein, named associate executive director last MORE >
Healthy U is a collaborative partnership between the New Jersey YMCA State Alliance and the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey with the goal of combating childhood obesity through nutrition education, physical education and family involvement.
The Healthy U program uses the CATCH (coordinated approach to child health) curriculum to promote physical MORE >
Adrienne Mtume has spent her life collecting artwork and stories of the people and cultures she’s encountered while traveling the world. In 2012, Mtume created the Global Arts summer camp at the South Mountain YMCA to share those experiences with young children and open their eyes to cultures far beyond the boundaries of Maplewood and South MORE >
More than 150 golfers, guests and volunteers enjoyed daylong festivities and raised $115,000 at the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges’ 20th annual Kids Care Club Golf Outing, held September 15.
While our mission is clearly to make the community stronger through our three areas of focus, there was a remarkable event in our East Orange Branch last week…The community made the Y stronger. The 60 Children in the Abbot Pre-school program and over 150 children in the SACC program receive federally subsidized meals through the City of East Orange, MORE >
On December 1, 2013 Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges received Charity Navigator’s coveted 4-star rating for the third year in a row. The 4-star rating, Charity Navigator’s highest, is given to nonprofits that practice exceptional fiscal responsibility and governance in fulfilling their mission.
"We are honored to receive Charity MORE >
The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges has named longtime Y leader Justin Ihne the executive director of the Wayne YMCA. “The Wayne YMCA is impacting the community is so many positive ways and it’s exciting for me to be a part of that momentum,” said Ihne, who most recently served as CEO of the Northern Berkshire YMCA in Massachusetts. MORE >
Building on its commitment to protect children, the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges has appointed a full-time child safety director to oversee efforts at its six branches.
“Safety of children is at the core of the organization’s culture and is our number one priority at the Y,’’ said Maureen Simons, who took the new position last MORE >
On November 16th, take a hike with us on the Kittatinny mountain range as we climb to one of the best views of New Jersey's Ridge and Valley Section. The hike is 3 miles round trip up to the renowned Appalachain Trail (AT). There is some steep terrain but we will be taking breaks along the way.
The Y is again this year participating in Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey's annual Mitzvah Day. Held more >
Visit camp November 9th at 1:00 pm and learn about one of the fastest growing outdoor recreation opportunities, Geocaching. There will be a variety of geocaches available for one day only, as well as a variety of camp activities. Please help us clean up camp during this free event by bringing a bag to pick up litter as you search our property for geocaches.
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My weight loss story. Where do I begin? Let's see. In second grade we had to write a small all about me story. The beginning of the book says "My name is Allison. I have long brown hair and
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