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Even with the press of work and family obligations, our members still feel the need to connect with their community and each other in meaningful ways.
Togetherhood is a national Y initiative that involves members of all ages in projects that benefit the communities we serve…and beyond. Togetherhood was launched at the Rye Y in May 2014.
Each year, a Service Committee composed of Rye Y members identifies, plans and implements at least four projects. Along the way, they create friendships, build new partnerships and make a real difference outside the walls of the Y.
All interested Y members are invited to join Togetherhood. There are two ways you can get involved:
For additional information, contact: Denise Woodin, Rye YMCA Director of Community Impact and Social Responsibility at 914-967-6363 or email@example.com.
Start making a difference today!
“The team from the Rye YMCA did more than brighten the walls of this little gem of a school in the Bronx. They brightened the lives of our students through their act of kindness and generosity.”
– Eavan O’Driscoll, President
St. Ignatius Middle School
Click on one of the links below for photos and information about our projects:
Painting at St. Ignatius Middle School in the South Bronx: August 2014
Clothing Drive and Day of Service for The Sharing Shelf in Port Chester: November 2014, October 2015, December 2016, February 2018
Creating care packages for My Sisters’ Place: March 2015
Planting seedlings, trail maintenance, building garden beds at the Rye Nature Center: May 2015, May 2016, October 2017, April 2018
Collecting food and stocking shelves for Bread of Life food pantry in Rye: July 2015, July 2016, July 2018
Creating a work of art for Don Bosco Community Center in Port Chester: June/July 2015
Preparing and Serving Meals at St. Peter’s Church in Port Chester: March-May 2016
Making cards for hospitalized kids: March 2017, December 2017
Knitting and crocheting caps and shawls for cancer patients (partner: American Cancer Society): September-October 2017
Participating in International Coastal Clean-Up Day at Edith Read Sanctuary: September 2018
Collecting baby supplies and creating “diaper cakes” to give help expectant mothers give their babies a healthy and safe start in life. (Partner: Open Door Family Medical Centers): October 2018
Making holiday cards and collecting gift cards for families served by Bread of Life Food Pantry. (Partner: Bread of Life): December 2018
Knitting and crocheting infant caps for expectant mothers (Partner: Open Door Family Medical Centers): March 2019
Participating in I Love My Park Day at Jay Heritage Center: May 2019
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