This summer, in partnership with PNC and McCormick Flavor For Life, the Y in Central Maryland introduced 3,000 children in Baltimore City to Y on the Fly! Over eight weeks this summer, our Y on the Fly Mobile Van and ambassadors traveled to Baltimore City neighborhoods lacking the benefit of
Month: September 2017
“While working the Falls Prevention event today I met the most wonderful member. Carolyn is 75 years old and a huge champion for the Y. She was very active in her life enjoying activities such as cycling. She was also a professional ballroom dancer. About 3 years ago she had
People often ask what exactly “Social Responsibility” means when considering the Y’s focus and mission. Most people can pretty quickly get their heads around “Youth Development” and “Healthy Living,” particularly when quickly scanning our programs and facilities. However, the concept of social responsibility understandably seems more abstract and less defined.
There is a new book out, called What I Found in a Thousand Towns, by the singer-songwriter Dar Williams. It’s the story of her visits to small towns throughout America on a quest to understand and document the essence of community. In it, she writes about “social capital,” deposits in
I hope that everyone had a great Labor Day weekend with family and friends. Now that the summer has symbolically come to a close and kids have gone back to school (much to the relief of parents across the region, not to mention our amazing but bone weary team of