Jenni Ward

PART OF THE FAMILY Dan’s Story: Jenni Ward, who is a mother of two daughters named Chloe and Hailey, is an amazing warm, loving and caring person. She is always smiling when she walks into the YMCA and is always greeting the YMCA staff. Jenni sits on our PAC and has helped come up with…

Wendy Creamer

ALWAYS HAPPY TO HELP Monique’s Story: I have been a YMCA After School Director for a little over a year now and Wendy is my go to volunteer here at Philip Reilly. Finding parents to volunteer their time is hard, but finding an interactive and caring volunteer is a Directors dream come true! Whether it’s…

Kron Family

WE ARE FAMILY Kron Family’s Story:. Having two parents working full-time is hard for any child and family. Knowing that our children have a place where they are not only welcomed to the YMCA community, but given the care and nurture any parent would give their child, is fulfillment to our family. Some days our…

Andrew Salgado

CAMPAIGNING FOR A CAUSE Andrew’s Story: I really appreciate how the “Y” instills a sense of responsibility for community in the children.  A couple of years ago there was a drive to raise money for tuition help for “Y” families in need.  Andy felt the call to action and asked me if he could go around…

Gregory Robertson

Gregory Robertson is a volunteer at the Mission Viejo YMCA. This is his story. MAKING MEMORIES Gregory has been photographing events at the YMCA since 2011. He is always willing to take time out of his schedule to spend his time helping out. Over the past 4 years he has photographed Healthy Kid’s Day 2011-2014,…

Support People with Disabilities at the Bowl-A-Thon!

Back to Community Services PLAY TO GIVE BACK YMCA Community Services Bowl-A-Thon Join us for a Bowl-A-Thon benefiting Community Services programs like Inclusion and New Horizons for people with disabilities. The Bowl-A-Thon will take place at Tustin Lanes on Saturday, March 7, 2015 from noon-3pm. 1091 Old Irvine Blvd., Tustin, CA 92780 Bowling for a…

Glasses Collection at the Loma Vista YMCA

Back to Loma Vista Y HELPING OTHERS SEE THE WORLD Glasses Collection Service Learning Project at the Loma Vista YMCA The Loma Vista YMCA is participating in a drive to collect gently used eyeglasses and sunglasses. Children’s glasses are especially needed. All donations will go towards Good Looking, a charity which distributes glasses to people…