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Give Back to your Community with the Summit Area YMCA and Togetherhood™

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There’s never been a better time to feel connected to your community, to give back and make a difference in your own “backyard.”  Togetherhood™ is the Y’s new community service program that invites members to plan and participate in volunteer projects that benefit our community.

The launch of the first Togetherhood™ project in 2016 at the Summit Senior Housing complex was a success, with over 60 volunteers donating their time as they led 65 resident seniors in activities that included bingo, a magic show, pet therapy, health screenings, exercise, live music and dancing, and a healthy cooking demonstration.

Come join us for one of the following planning meetings are at the Summit YMCA from 6-7 PM:   February 8, March 8, April 5,  May 10, June 14, July 12, August 9, September 13, October 11, November 8, and December 13.

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“The Togetherhood program is a great way for Y members to become more socially responsibility by participating in the Y’s cause to strengthen our community. It’s a great way for families and people of all ages to help strengthen the community through personally rewarding projects. We had volunteers that ranged from 7 to 70 years old!” said Patty Facchinei, Volunteer Coordinator at the Summit YMCA, a branch of the Summit Area YMCA.

For more information, please contact Patty Fachinei or Lisa Meyers at Patty.Facchinei@thesay.org or Lisa.Meyers@thesay.org.  

Become a volunteer today and help make positive impact on your community by applying at https://www.thesay.org/volunteering

For more information about Togetherhood™, please visit: https://www.thesay.org/Volunteering/Togetherhood

The Summit Area YMCA is one of area’s leading 501c3 organizations. Our programs and services are open to all through our financial assistance programs made possible through the generosity of our members, donors, staff and partners. To help us help others, please make your donation today at www.thesay.org.

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