YMCA Backpack Buddies Helps Area Children

When a child eats consistent, nutritious meals, they are healthier…  They are able to concentrate better in school, build better bonds with their peers, miss less school due to illness, and score higher on standardized tests.  The  Grand River Area Family YMCA continues to partner with local schools and generous organizations and individuals throughout our community to provide nutritious meals […]

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Backpack Buddies Helping Students With Meals

Children who eat consistent, nutritious meals are healthier…  They concentrate better in school, build better bonds with their peers, miss less school due to illness, and score higher on standardized tests.  That’s why the Grand River Area Family YMCA partners with local schools and generous organizations and individuals throughout our community to provide nutritious meals to kids every weekend of […]

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Backpack Buddies Receive Grant

A grant to assist the Backpack Buddies program at the Grand River Area Family YMCA was presented by the Chillicothe Elks Lodge.  Elks Lodge member Penny Kennebeck presented Larry Skipper of the Grand River Area Family YMCA with a $500 grant The presentation is part of the Gratitude Grant program through the Elks National Foundation.  

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