Farmington Family YMCA Gets Grants

Children and teens in Farmington and Farmington Hills will benefit from several grants awarded to the Farmington Family YMCA. Camp Riley and the Teen Camp/Counselor-in-Training programs can provide expanded programming and more scholarships thanks to several local foundations.

I-Rise Helps Urban Farm Grow

Participants in the I-Rise family financial empowerment program, called partners, put the program’s focus on growth into practice by helping Michigan Urban Farming Initiative prepare their fields for a successful growing season.

Volunteers Spruce Up the Y

This week, the Y bid a fond farewell to nine young people who have spent the past five weeks sprucing up several of the YMCA branches throughout the Metro Detroit Association. They were here as part of the Americorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) program.

Y Helps Member Pump It Up

Lakeshore Y member Leah Caruso recently placed among the top 5 in the National Physique Committee (NPC) Ultimate Showdown figure competition. And she did most of her training right at the Y for the demanding event.