Darkness to Light

Darkness to Light

September 26, 2014

Register for this FREE training

The YMCA of the Suncoast strengthens the foundation of the communities we serve. In order to help make our community safer, we are offering child sexual abuse prevention training. This free online training is for any members of the community and organizations to ensure that everyone can help prevent, recognize and react responsibly to childhood sexual abuse.

Citrus Memorial Health Foundation Donates $2.8 Million

November 19, 2014

Building What Matters in Citrus County

The YMCA of the Suncoast is pleased to announce the Citrus Memorial Health Foundation donated $2.8 million to the Y at a ceremony on Wednesday, November 19. The donation closed the $8 million gap needed to build a YMCA in Citrus County.
West Pasco Prayer Breakfast

West Pasco Prayer Breakfast

November 13, 2014

As an organization founded on Christian principles, YMCA of the Suncoast embraces the importance and sacred nature of prayer. Nationally, Prayer Breakfasts help to join the community in prayer and reflection. Join the YMCA of the Suncoast for their 8th Annual West Pasco Prayer Breakfast this Friday, December 5.

#GIVING TUESDAY is December 2

#GIVING TUESDAY is December 2

November 05, 2014

Focusing on building strong children, families and communities.

On Tuesday, December 2, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. #GivingTuesday™ is a national movement to encourage philanthropic activities that support nonprofit organizations like the YMCA.
SPICE it Up for Autism

SPICE it Up for Autism

September 11, 2014

A Fundraiser Benefiting Camp COAST

Help us taste and judge some chili, and all for a great cause! The Clearwater YMCA is hosting an event to raise money for Camp COAST (Children on the Autism Spectrum Together), a summer day camp for children on the spectrum living in Pinellas County.

M*A*S*H 5K Run

M*A*S*H 5K Run

September 11, 2014

The YMCA M*A*S*H 5k Race benefits the Mainstream Adults Sharing Hope program, held at the North Pinellas YMCA which serves special needs adults and their families. The race will take place in John Chesnut Park in North Pinellas County offering a flat, fast and simply stunning race course. This is a course designed to achieve a personal best and is a great way to start off December while supporting a fantastic cause!

December Member News

November 25, 2014

At the Y, we give people the resources they need to live healthier, happier lives. As a leading nonprofit for healthy living, the Y helps people improve their health and well-being and reduce their risk of chronic conditions and disease. Our December Member News focuses on the holidays.
How Being Thankful Improves Your Health

How Being Thankful Improves Your Health

November 24, 2014

As the holidays approach, our hearts and minds turn toward family, friends and gratitude. We shine a spotlight on the large and small gifts in our lives and our appreciation for loved ones.

While many consider this the time of year to express thankfulness, the truth is that a year-round practice of gratitude benefits our mind, body and spirit. Below is information on why a daily practice of gratitude can help you live a happier and healthier life.

What is American Education Week?

What is American Education Week?

November 12, 2014

Once a year in November, Americans have the opportunity to celebrate public education during American Education Week. But American Education Week is more than just a party for education—it's truly a time to honor those individuals who work tirelessly to ensure that children across the nation have access to a quality education. It's also an effort to demonstrate how important a solid educational foundation is for K-12 students and includes special observances each day of the week.
Building What Matters

Building What Matters

November 12, 2014

Stan and Betty Olsen donate land for Citrus County YMCA

Citrus County's cause to bring a permanent YMCA facility to the area made significant progress on Tuesday, November 11, when Stan and Betty Olsen donated 18 acres of land to the YMCA of the Suncoast.
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