Member Credits Y With Survival

Quick action from the well-trained North Oakland Y staff is credited with saving the life of member George Thomas, who suffered a massive heart attack back in January after a workout. Those workouts, and the training of the Y staff, have allowed him to be restored to full functioning.

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.