Petition To Let YMCAs Serve New York

I request that Governor Cuomo let non-profit organizations, like the YMCA, resume using their facilities to support the health and well-being of my community.For hundreds of communities across New York, the Y is so much more than gym. The Y works with vulnerable populations to improve health outcomes, build immunity and reduce the impact of underlying conditions […]

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New York State YMCAs are “Open For Good”

New York is on PAUSE, but YMCAs across New York State will showcase how they are staying “Open For Good” to meet the needs of their community during the COVID-19 crisis on Giving Tuesday Now, May 5. Donate today at www.YMCAForGood.org ALBANY, N.Y. – On May 5, as part of the global day of giving […]

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YMCAs Prepare to Offer Essential Child Care Services

“Our YMCAs are so much more than a pool and a gym,” In response to the March 18 Executive Order, the Alliance of New York State YMCAs applauds New York’s Governor Cuomo for recognizing the important role child care plays in keeping society running. As a leading non-profit for youth development, healthy living, and social […]

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YMCAs Applaud Senator Schumer’s Advocacy on HEROES Act

The Alliance of New York State YMCAs thanks Senator Schumer for his support of the HEROES Act legislation providing non-profit organizations with access to federal stimulus funds. ALBANY, N.Y. – The Alliance of New York State YMCAs applauds the efforts of New York’s Senator Schumer to ensure that non-profit organizations, like the YMCA, are able […]

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Frost Valley YMCA lights the way for other Ys’ sustainability initiatives

As a 5,500-acre year-round overnight camp and retreat center located in the Catskills, Frost Valley YMCA has a reputation in the Tri-State Area for being a leader in environmental education.

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Getting ready for the season of giving

Your questions asked and answered. We asked our New York Service Delivery Partner Y Financial Development representatives Andy Powers, Vice President of Philanthropy at the YMCA of Greater Rochester and Mara Roberts, CFRE Vice President of Mission Advancement at YMCA of Central New York to share their insights on the upcoming push for charitable giving […]

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The new CEOs on the block

Meet John and Kristoph, The Alliance of New York State YMCAs is proud to welcome John Ehrbar and Kristoph Kocan to our New York State family. John and Kristoph have recently taken over Ys in the state, and we are excited to share a little bit of their background with you. AN I-90 GUYIn May […]

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Ready, set, grow! with WIC

Hunger Solutions New York has partnered with the Alliance of NYS YMCAs for years to raise Ys’ awareness of and participation in both the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).

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Addressing summer food insecurity through community partnerships

The Watertown Family YMCA has been operating food programs throughout the school year and the summer months for many years. For over 35 years, we’ve offered a snack option in our programming.  COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS TO INCREASE IMPACT However, about 13 years ago we started a partnership with our local school district provide breakfast and lunches as a closed program […]

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Y Spotlight: Capital District YMCA African Heritage Parade

The Capital District YMCA, the Capital District African Heritage Consortium, and grassroots volunteers came together to produce the Capital Region’s first African Heritage Parade

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September Funding Finder

Making you aware of available grant opportunities is a fundamental part of how the Alliance supports the YMCA programs that strengthen communities statewide. Through these funding sources, you are able to focus on the programs that nurture our youth, improve health and well-being, and offer opportunities to give back and support neighbors Grant Opportunity 2020 […]

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Equity in Exercise

Image Source: YMCA of Greater Rochester Adapting fitness to meet the needs of members with all abilities At the Y, it is our mission to provide programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for people of all ages and abilities. With grant funding from the New York State Department of Health Disability and Health […]

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Partners in Public Health

With funds from the 2019 HEPA Implementation & Expansion Grant, the Alliance has partnered with University at Albany professor to study and address infant feeding.

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