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Metro YMCA hosts family events celebrating healthy eating and fitness

A smoothie contest, food demonstrations and parent/children play time are just some of the ways the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges will celebrate Healthy U/Food Day this month. “Our goal is to inspire families to eat healthy and exercise through these fun-filled events that culminate on Food Day,’’ a nationwide celebration of healthy, MORE >


Law Firm Partner and Longtime Livingston Resident Joins Metro YMCA Board of Directors

Attorney Harry Atlas’ kids grew up at the West Essex YMCA. They learned to swim there. His daughter, Elana, celebrated a birthday there. His son, Noah, has for years played basketball there. “We’ve always been involved with the Y, and I’ve always appreciated what it has to offer,” said Atlas, one of three new members of the MORE >


Metro YMCA of the Oranges Outperforms Most U.S. Charities

As we all know, not all charities are as charitable as they should be. That’s why charity evaluators like Charity Navigator are important, holding charities up to the light to make sure they are serving their stated constituency and not padding the pockets of administrators or serving a hidden agenda. For the fourth straight year, the Metropolitan MORE >


86 Accountants Add Up to Serious Volunteerism at South Mountain YMCA

South Orange and Maplewood owe some big thanks to their neighbors in Livingston at the accounting firm Sobel & Co. LLC. On Monday, July 27, 86 employees of Sobel & Co. expended 300 man hours at the South Mountain YMCA, painting, lifting, hauling, and mulching through the summer heat and humidity. Perhaps inspired by the Sobel & Co.’s MORE >


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