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Project Community Pride of the Madison Area YMCA Benefits from 5K Run with Pride

Enjoying a beautiful day for a wonderful cause at the 5K Run with Pride (L-R): Jennifer Casanova, Madison Area YMCA Associate Fitness Director; Donna Testa, Manager Customer Accounts, Pfizer; Brigitte Kelly, Director of Project Community Pride of the Madison Area YMCA; Suneet Varma, President of Pfizer Consumer Healthcare; Bob Conley, Madison Mayor and Madison Area YMCA Vice President of Operations; Howard Genderson, Global Health and Value Consumer Lead, Pfizer; Joanne Orlandi, Manager Food Services, Pfizer; Wendy Lazarus, Director of Government Relations, Pfizer Credits: Kathleen Beatty, Pfizer

MADISON, NJ - Hundreds of runners laced up their running shoes for the 5K Run with Pride that benefitted Project Community Pride of the Madison Area YMCA on May 20, 2015, at Giralda Farms in Madison.

The Madison Area YMCA with Pfizer Inc. as the presenting sponsor, partnered to host the 5K Run and 1-Mile Family Fun Run.

Project Community Pride of the Madison Area YMCA, a no–fee youth counseling program that is one of the Y’s community-based programs, is an important extension of youth development services for children, teens and their families throughout the Madison Area YMCA’s service area. The program is made possible through the collaboration of community leaders and the municipalities and school districts of the Chathams, Florham Park and Madison. Project Community Pride of the Madison Area YMCA responds to the needs of the community at a time when mental health is rapidly becoming a leading issue across our nation. Services are provided in the schools and at the program’s offices by licensed clinical social workers.

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