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Log Lodge Ornaments For Sale

We are excited to unveil this year's installment of the Rockford Historical Buildings Ornament featuring the historic YMCA Log Lodge!

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TV Host John Quiñones to Headline YMCA Event

The YMCA of Rock River Valley is excited to announce ABC News Anchor and TV Host John Quiñones will be the featured speaker at its annual Community Dinner presented by Illinois Bank & Trust on March 1, 2018. 

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Don’t Let a Fall Hold You Back

September 22 is National Falls Prevention Awareness Day and the YMCA of Rock River Valley is joining the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and the Falls Free Coalition for 10 Years Standing Together to Prevent Falls, a day of action to help raise awareness and prevention of falls.

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​YMCA Approved for AmeriCorps Funding

The YMCA of Rock River Valley is actively recruiting students who have a passion for helping youth and serving their community to fill roles through the AmeriCorps program.

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YMCA Proud Summer Food Program Site

Summer should be a stress-free time full of food, friends and fun! The Y in partnership with Community Action is making that happen by operating the Summer Food Service Program.

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YMCA Honors Volunteers

YMCA honored 4 volunteers at the AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) Rockford Area Chapter "Honor Your Own" Volunteer Recognition Breakfast. Volunteers are the life blood of our YMCA and without them, we would not be able to do the work in the community that so many rely on. Each volunteer was recognized with a short paragraph that was read during the ceremony. 

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YMCA Wins Artful Aging Program Grant

The YMCA of Rock River Valley was selected as one of only 15 nonprofit organizations throughout the U.S. to receive a grant from Aroha Philanthropies through its new national initiative, “Seeding Artful Aging.”

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Zoe for President: New Candidate Joins Race for President in 2064

The YMCA of Rock River Valley along with YMCA of the USA launched Zoe for President, a campaign to elect a one-year-old girl as our nation’s Commander in Chief…in 2064. The campaign highlights the potential the Y sees in all kids to grow up and change the world if they’re nurtured properly and supported along the way.

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