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It is a little-known fact that the Gateway Region YMCA is in the midst of a love affair...with books!  Our annual Book Fair, from August 18-22 at Queeny Park is among the biggest book resales in the entire Midwest.  

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Can you name some of your favorite African-American children's book authors? We’ve compiled a list of a few of our favs!

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It’s one of the many ways that the YMCA practices Social Responsibility. The Y is a charitable cause and, as such, we raise funds during the Annual Campaign to ensure that all community members have access to the Y, and continue to advance...

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Have you ever wondered how to go about choosing a charity, or finding more information about a charity before making a donation? It can be an overwhelming experience, especially when there are so many wonderful causes and places to support. Well,...

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Our older adults are valuable members of our families and communities. Let’s work together to keep them healthy and safe. On Falls Prevention Awareness Day (9/22), learn how to help your parent, grandparent, friend or neighbor reduce their risk...

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You’ve heard it before, volunteering is good for you! But do you know some of the benefits volunteering has besides strengthening community?Here are 5 great reasons to volunteer:

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Summer is peak season for vegetable gardens, but don’t dismiss Fall! YMCA community gardeners love fall gardens and have found that they actually offer many benefits and rewards. It turns out, we are not the only ones to enjoy the crisp air and...