Charity Spotlight

YMCA of Metro Atlanta

YMCA of Metro Atlanta


To serve all with programs and services which build spirit, mind, and body.

Fast Facts:

  • In the U.S., the Y is comprised of YMCA of the USA, a national resource office, and more than 2,700 YMCAs with approximately 19,000 full-time staff and 600,000 volunteers in 10,000 communities across the country.
  • The Y engages 9 million youth and 13 million adults each year in the U.S.
  • In North Fulton, the YMCA provides numerous afterschool programs for at-risk children.
  • YMCA afterschool programs are held in 28 North Fulton schools, 10 of which are located in Roswell.
  • With a focus on social growth and academic achievement, Y afterschool programs serve K-5 with a variety of activities to help them become self-reliant, gain autonomy, develop relationships, and enhance and enrich their academic skills in a safe, supervised place.
  • Roswell Rotary funding provides financial support for 15 children from Mimosa, Roswell North, and Vickery Mill whose families cannot afford the afterschool program.
  • Program curriculum includes academic enrichment, homework assistance and tutoring, STEAM activities, a healthy snack, character development lessons, health awareness and physical activity, and nature education.
  • Roswell Rotary has been asisting the Y in serving these families for 15 years.

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Posted by Rich Dippolito
December 20, 2018