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The requirement to “shelter in place” takes on a whole new meaning for the homeless. Those who call a grate on a city sidewalk or a tent in a local park “home” must find new resting places now that Covid-19 makes public locations off-limits. Fortunately, YMCAs in Newark, Elizabeth, Paterson, Plainfield, Hackensack and Perth Amboy

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During these unprecedented times, the NJ YMCAs are responding to the critical need for child care services for essential workers.

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Important letter from the Executive Director/CEO of the New Jersey YMCA State Alliance concerning COVID-19. 

 

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Effective immediately, in an effort to minimize exposure to you, your families, companies, and the YMCA Alliance staff, our operations will be modified to 100% remote access.

With 25 years of experience in the Y movement, Paul Kieltyka is a New Jersey YMCA veteran. He began his career as a Sports Director at the Somerset Hills YMCA and progressed through leadership positions at both Somerset Valley and the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges. He became President & CEO of the Summit Area YMCA in 2014. Paul lives in Scotch Plains

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About 11 years ago, leaders from the YMCA of the Oranges met with the CEO of Horizon Blue Cross to discuss Horizon’s potential sponsorship of a golf outing. They agreed that the two organizations had common goals and envisioned a future that went way beyond a day of golf. They began exploring what a relationship might look like and how they could have

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In February 2019, Nemours Children’s Health System received a grant from the CDC and awarded the Y Alliance funding to provide technical assistance to early childhood education centers aimed at improving obesity prevention strategies in early childcare settings. The “Healthy Kids Healthy Future” grant supports the introduction and

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Ready, Set, Healthy! a program funded by Novo Nordisk, is a four-pillared collective impact initiative focused on empowering and inspiring students in Trenton schools to eat better, be more active and live healthier lives. The goal is to help children avoid diabetes now and in the future. The four pillars of the program include: Empower parents and

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