Interior Department Selects Providence as Priority City to Connect Youth to the Great Outdoors!
Exciting news!! Our Providence YMCA has been selected as one of 50 cities nationwide for the First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let's Move!
Outside initiative! The nationwide initiative aims to inspire young
generations to learn about, explore, play, work and serve on public
lands, such as local parks to federal lands and waters. The initiative will provide two years of funding for the Providence Metro YMCA to help coordinate efforts, facilitate collaboration, grow resources, and increase participation in outdoor programs and lands. To learn more about the initiative, click here.
Over 144 YMCAs in the country receive the Walmart year-round
food service grant. Only 15 grantees were chosen
as "the best of the best" to attend a harvest session and share their
work -- the YMCA of Greater Providence was selected as one the 15 in the fall of 2015! The photo below highlights the "best of the best" on day one of the