Media Coverage


Nonprofits Step in to Help Working Parents Making "Impossible Choices"

As many schools opened virtually this fall, the Y and other organizations have worked to provide child care so parents can return to work and children can stay safe.

Opens in a new window The Hechinger Report

October 01, 2020


How the YMCA is Helping Families Avoid Debt During the COVID-19 Pandemic by Providing Healthy Meals and Community Support

Prior to COVID-19, 1 in 7 children faced hunger but today, 1 in 4 children are at risk. YMCAs around the country are working hard to ensure these children have a dependable source of nutrition.

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September 04, 2020

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'Learning Hubs' Offer Free Child Care And Learning — But Only For A Lucky Few

NPR reports on the Y's efforts to set up virtual learning academies in 45 states across the country.

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September 01, 2020


The Most Popular Flotation Device for Kids May Be the Most Dangerous, According to Aquatics Experts

Puddle jumpers are popular, but are they safe? POPSUGAR spoke with Y-USA's Lindsay Mondick to learn more.

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August 08, 2020

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Here's How to Stay Safe in the Water, According to a Former Lifeguard

Yahoo!Life spoke with Y-USA's Lindsay Mondick about staying safe in the water, whether you're at the pool, lake or ocean.

Opens in a new window Yahoo!Life

August 03, 2020

Boy in a pool wearing swim goggles


Pandemic Learning "Pods" Don't Have to be Just for the Rich

YMCAs across the country are opening virtual learning centers, to ensure equitable education this fall.

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July 28, 2020


Providing a Pandemic Safety Net, Nonprofits Need Their Own

"In the grip of the coronavirus pandemic, the Y.M.C.A. has provided a lifeline to many vulnerable Americans. As the health crisis and its economic disruption eat away at the group’s revenues, the question is whether anyone will throw a lifeline to the rescuers."

Opens in a new window New York Times

July 24, 2020


YMCA CEO Kevin Washington on Balancing Pandemic Response and Financial Pressures

Kevin Washington spoke with TIME's "Leadership Brief" about the Y's role during COVID-19, the successes of the past few months and the challenges ahead.

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July 19, 2020


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