YMCA of the East Bay's 25th Annual Healthy Kids Day Breaks Participation Record by 25%
The Y Continues to Support Local Communities Health During a National Crisis
"The Y believes in the potential of all kids and Healthy Kids Day is a great reminder of that. Our communities, and the nation, are currently in a health crisis and we like to use Healthy Kids Day as an opportunity to remind families that we are here to support their overall health year-round,"
According to a recent article in Fortune Magazine (http://fortune.com/
The YMCA of the East Bay aims to improve the health and well-being in the communities it serves by providing activities that promote wellness, reduced risk for disease and a means to achieve the overall health goals of every individual. Many of the Y's locations offer sports and recreational activities, health classes, group interests, mental health services and more. (http://www.ymcaeastbay.org/
Note to editors: Photos of Healthy Kids Day are available upon request.
About the YMCA of the East Bay:
At the YMCA of the East Bay, strengthening community is our cause. As one of Northern California's leading nonprofit organizations, the YMCA of the East Bay is committed to helping people and communities to learn, grow and thrive through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Our contributions are both far-reaching and intimate-from nurturing the potential of every child and teen with academic enrichment programs, improving community health and well-being through our Diabetes Prevention Initiative, and supporting and serving our neighbors with a multitude of volunteer opportunities. The YMCA of the East Bay ensures that everyone has the opportunity to become healthier, more confident, connected and secure. We focus our community strengthening strategies in metropolitan Oakland, the city of Richmond and throughout West Contra Costa County, as well as across southern Alameda County in the cities of Hayward, Dublin, Pleasanton and Fremont.
Nancy Amaral, Gallen.Neilly