Rich Ramirez

 Back to Campaign Stories Rich Ramirez Rich is a member at the Fullerton Family YMCA His Story Approximately ten years ago I was a marathon runner, completing five marathons with a 3:30 PR. A little over a year ago I found myself overweight and unhealthy.  My family had a YMCA membership and my daughters have been…

Swim Programs Help Kids Have the Best Summer Ever

Swim Programs Help Kids Have the Best Summer Ever Programs offer a mix of fun, physical activity, and safety to create a lifelong love of swimming As swim season approaches, the YMCA of Orange County encourages children and parents to have their Best Summer Ever by exploring the many benefits of swimming. In the Y’s…

Roman Gardea

Back to Campaign Stories   Roman Gardea Roman is an Adventure Guides Dad and Volunteer. His Story My name is Roman Gardea, I am the Expedition Navigator (volunteer leader) of the YMCA Adventure Princesses for the 2015-2016 season. I wanted to take a moment to share a few experiences I have enjoyed with my two…

On The Non-Profit Campaign Trail

On The Non-Profit Campaign Trail YMCA of Orange County Campaigners Leading By Example It’s week 3 of the YMCA of Orange County’s Annual Campaign fundraising initiative, supporting youth and family programming in Orange and Riverside Counties, as well as the San Gabriel Valley. Last year over 1 million dollars was contributed to fund scholarships for…