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The Madison Area YMCA’s TOGETHERHOOD® Committee Volunteered at Mom’s Helping Moms During the Y’s “Celebrating Our Community Week”

The Madison Area YMCA’s TOGETHERHOOD® committee volunteered at the Mom’s Helping Moms warehouse in North Plainfield during the Y’s “Celebrating Our Community Week.” (L-R) Micki Proud, Rebecca Tucker of Moms Helping Moms, Carol Stavraka, Sydney Stravraka, Leigh Spielvogel, Madison Area YMCA Community Engagement Manager Gwen Riddick, Connor Zero, Madison Area YMCA Senior Director of Organization Advancement Amie Herman, Hannah Goad and Tom Tarnowski.

The Madison Area YMCA and the F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Y are hosting activities and events during “Celebrating Our Community Week” through September 24. The week provides a chance for neighbors to get to know one another and celebrate what unites them as a community.

As a cause-driven charitable organization, the Madison Area YMCA is dedicated to nurturing the potential of every child and teen, and improving the community’s health and well-being and giving back by providing support to our neighbors.

 

 

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Dear Editor:

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