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The Madison Area YMCA Kicked off its Staff Appeal for the Y's Annual Campaign

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The Madison Area YMCA kicked off this year's Staff Appeal at the Family Center and F.M. Kirby Children's Center. Pictured are Kirby staff members Aimee Arguedes, Jenifer Arbelaez and Sara Carnival. Credits: Madison Area YMCA
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Madison Area YMCA Family Center staff members help kick off the YMCA's Staff Appeal for the annual campaign. Credits: Madison Area YMCA
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MADISON, N.J.-The Madison Area YMCA kicked off its Staff Appeal for the Y’s annual campaign Nov. 2 at the Family Center and F.M. Kirby Children’s Center.

Staff members will wear cause-driven blue baseball t-shirts on Thursdays at the YMCA, to show their commitment to Staff Appeal and raises awareness of the annual campaign. The staff is participating in a social media campaign, #SelfieWithSomeoneNew, that encourages YMCA members and staff to take selfies with someone they haven't met before.

“Now more than ever we must continue to bring people together, find common ground and bridge divides in the service of a better us,” said Madison Area YMCA campaign director Leigh Anne Soroka. “Here at the Y, we know that can start with something as simple as striking up a conversation with someone you've just met!”

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The annual campaign raises awareness and funds for the YMCA’s financial assistance program that enables children and families who work or reside within the Madison Area YMCA’s service area to participate in Y programs and services regardless of their ability to pay.

At least 333 staff members donated $47,743 this year to the Staff Appeal for the annual campaign and increased donations by more than $5,000 as compared to 2016.   

Support is provided based on demonstrated need. All donations remain local. The annual campaign also helps the YMCA broaden its reach into the initiation and enrichment of community wellness and health-enhancing programs.

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

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