Alliance and Oneonta Family YMCA Featured in Y-USA Walkability Storybook

In early 2018, the Alliance received a mini-grant from YMCA of the USA to participate in two strategies that supported the Surgeon General’s Call to Action on walking. With the grant, the Alliance identified an opportunity to pilot the Arthritis Foundation’s Walk With Ease Program in conjunction with the Oneonta Family YMCA. This rural community […]

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EnhanceFitness Storybook: Illustrating Impact of Evidence-Based Programming in NYS

  The Alliance set out to share the numerous stories of the individuals that had their lives changed by the Y’s EnhanceFitness program. Featuring nine YMCA branches, the Alliance and Cantaloupe.TV traveled the across New York State in search of understanding just how great of an impact the evidence-based program had on those who have […]

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Engaging Public Officials at Your Y!

United State Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY-020) visiting YMCA Camp Thompson in Norwich, NY!   Recently, YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) Government Relations and Policy held a webinar on how Ys can engage and foster relationships with their congressional representatives, state lawmakers and other public officials in an impactful manner. Data presented in the webinar underscores […]

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Welcoming New CEO of Fulton YMCA!

The Alliance of NYS YMCAs is excited to welcome Shonna Sargent as the new CEO of the Fulton YMCA. Currently, Shonna is serving a second stint with the YMCA of Greater Louisville. Prior to Louisville, Shonna served the Family YMCA of Greater Augusta (GA) for three years as both a Wellness Director and Program Director.  […]

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