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YMCA Giving Tree Gala honors Hugh Greene with 2022 Community Impact

YMCA Giving Tree Gala honors Hugh Greene with 2022 Community Impact

The Winston Family YMCA hosted its annual Giving Tree Gala on March 26 to recognize Hugh Greene, honoree and recipient of the W.W. “Bill” Gay Community Impact Award. The event remembers and celebrates contributions of Gay and the nonprofit’s donors. Greene, who served as president and CEO of Baptist Health for nearly two decades, was […]

YMCA’s celebration of W.W. Gay’s life establishes new scholarship fund and community award

YMCA’s celebration of W.W. Gay’s life establishes new scholarship fund and community award

The Winston Family YMCA hosted a virtual Celebration of Life event on March 23 that raised more than $110,000 for the 2021 Winston Y Annual Campaign and announced the new W.W. ‘Bill’ Gay Community Impact Award. Family members, employees, community leaders and elected officials, including Rick Catlett, former president and CEO of the Taxslayer Gator […]

YMCA’s STRONGER TOGETHER bash recognizes volunteers and donors, sets fundraising goal

YMCA’s STRONGER TOGETHER bash recognizes volunteers and donors, sets fundraising goal

The YMCA of Florida’s First Coast recently celebrated organizations and individuals who are helping it meet its mission to transform lives during its eleventh annual Y-Bash “STRONGER TOGETHER” event. The organization also announced it fundraising goal to raise $2.147 million to support programs such as safety around water, youth development and supporting seniors. “When the […]

First Coast YMCA announces new capital campaign

Growth is good. It’s particularly good in the local fitness and wellness industry. Within two years after opening, the Brooklyn-based Winston Family YMCA’s membership base exceeded growth expectations by five years. As the former Yates YMCA, the membership was one-third of the 15,000 currently enrolled at the Winston Y. To address that growth, the YMCA […]