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Press Releases

Littleton 2016 Fundraiser

March 18, 2016

The Littleton Family YMCA, a branch of the YMCA of Metropolitan Denver, is challenging community members to be a hero and support Littleton youth and families by attending the Be A Hero Silent Auction on Friday, April 1.

2016 Kickin It For Kids

March 18, 2016

Susan M. Duncan Family YMCA is traveling back in time to the ‘70s for its Kickin’ It For Kids Fundraiser. All proceeds benefit the children and families in the Arvada community.

YMCA of Metro Denver Appoints New Board Chair and Board Member

March 3, 2016

YMCA of Metropolitan Denver welcomes Rich Karlis as board chair and Carla Dore as the newest board member.

YMCA Hires New Vice President of Development

February 11, 2016

YMCA of Metro Denver announces the appointment of Gloria Jara Price as Vice President of Development. In this role, Jara Price assists with donor relations, fundraising and special events at the Y.

Mentor Steps In to Inspire a Teen

January 27, 2016

After learning about a teenager that needed a positive role model, a friend introduced Dapo Fadeyi to the YMCA of Metro Denver’s Reach and Rise program, which provides mentors to youth ages six to 17.  After being accepted into the Y’s mentor program, Fadeyi, 35 was matched with Alex, 13 and the two soon found themselves spending an hour a week together.