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YMCA OF METRO ATLANTA


GET TO KNOW US
AND WHAT WE'RE DOING
IN YOUR COMMUNITY

Find out what we're up to. Welcome to the news room for the YMCA of Metro Atlanta, a resource where you can find press releases, information about our leadership, latest news, media coverage, upcoming events, and more.

ABOUT THE Y

2012 Annual Report
2012 Form 990
2012 Audited Financial Statement
About the President & CEO
About the Chair







Former Atlanta Y CEO Joe Bransby, soon to be 99 years old, celebrates baseball season at a recent Rotary Club of Atlanta meeting. Go Braves!



WE RECOGNIZE
WHAT MATTERS
MOST

Meet our Y friends and family that have taken the time to give back to their community.





BUILDING
A STRONG
FOUNDATION

With so many demands on today’s families and the increased focus on early brain development, families need all the support they can get to nurture the potential of youth. That’s why child care and early learning programs at the Y focus on holistically nurturing child development by providing a safe and healthy place to learn foundational skills, develop healthy, trusting relationships and build self-reliance through the Y values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.





FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
FOR HEALTHY LIVING
FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

The Y is a cause-driven organization that is for youth development, for healthy living and for social responsibility. That’s because a strong community can only be achieved when we invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors.





Y NEWS

July 7, 2014
Historical Marker Installed
for Battle of Atlanta 150 Anniversary


June 23, 2014
Remembering Joe Bransby
A Special Friend of the YMCA


March 4, 2014
Vice President Joe Biden Visits the East Lake Early Learning Academy at the East Lake Family YMCA

February 9, 2014
Be Greater Atlanta

November 4, 2013
2013 Volunteer of the Year Recognition Dinner

September 6, 2013
Young Leaders "Volunteer Backbone"
of the YMCA


September 4, 2013
Kids Benefit When Golfers Play in Atlanta's Largest Charitable Tournament

September 3, 2013
Georgia’s Civil Support Team to Conduct Exercises at YMCA

July 15, 2013
Chef Kevin Gillespie featured at July 20
BB&T Atlanta Open


July 15, 2013
Live Healthier with Diabetes

May 15, 2013
BB&T Atlanta Open Selects the YMCA
of Metro Atlanta as Official Charity


February 11, 2013
Why it Matters: YMCA of Metro Atlanta Announces Launch and Co-Chairs of 2013 Annual Giving Campaign

January 29, 2013
Participants Needed for American Cancer Society Prevention Study Local YMCAs are Enrollment Sites

January 23, 2013
Melanie Platt Elected Board Chair
PRESS+MEDIA COVERAGE

July 15, 2014
Building Lifetime Readers
- YMCA Media

July 15, 2014
A Random Act of Kindness for a Tough
But Caring Swim Instructor

- 11 Alive News

June 13, 2014
Learn to Swim at Any Age
- CBS News

January 1, 2014
Stick to Your New Year's Resolutions This Year
- Atlanta Magazine

December 29, 2013
The Y Remains Relevant at 162 Years Old
- CBS News

October 8, 2013
StoryCorps: Safiyah Pankey and Kristen Obaranec
- WABE

August 18, 2013
Adult Swim Classes
- HLN

May 15, 2013
How to Choose the Right Summer Camp
for Your Kids

- Fox News

March 26, 2013
Excuses for Regular Exercise
- CNN

January 29, 2013
Thousands Needed for Cancer Study
- 11 Alive

January 4, 2013
Food Journaling Helps with Weight Loss
- CNN