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MP Salma Zahid speaking at the podium at Scarborough YMCA

Scarborough YMCA and MP Salma Zahid announce Canada 150 Community Infrastructure project

November 08, 2016

MP Salma Zahid paid the Scarborough Town Centre Court YMCA a visit to announce the centre will receive funding through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program. The federal contribution of...

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YMCA of Greater Toronto achieves accreditation from Imagine Canada’s Standards Program

November 01, 2016

The YMCA of Greater Toronto has been accredited under Imagine Canada s national Standards Program . With this achievement, we join a growing community of more than 200 organizations dedicated to...

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Rendition of the McDonald Family YMCA on an easel, surrounded by Diane Sinhuber and Medhat Mahdy to the left, and to the right Jenifer, Steve McDonald

YMCA announces transformational gift towards new McDonald Family YMCA

September 22, 2016

At the YMCA of Greater Toronto s 163 rd Annual General Meeting, Medhat Mahdy, President and CEO, announced the generous gift from Steve and Jenifer McDonald in support of a new Centre of Community:...

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All speakers ready to toss the basketballs into the net

Cooper Koo Family YMCA kicks off Grand Opening events

May 26, 2016

The YMCA of Greater Toronto was joined by government and community partners, donors, employees and volunteers to launch the Grand Opening celebrations of the charity s newest Centre of Community, the...

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YMCA GTA Syrian Refugee response

YMCA of Greater Toronto touches lives of refugees

February 03, 2016

The YMCA of Greater Toronto s Newcomer Settlement Programs (NSP) play a direct role in the lives of thousands of refugees and immigrants each year. Existing programs as well as future initiatives to...

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In front of brick wall of YMCA Sprott House, Mayor John Tory speaks at the podium in front of Joe Cressy, Dr. Alex Abramovich, David Harrison, and Chair Diane Sinhuber

YMCA Sprott House announces LGBTQ2SA youth housing services

January 14, 2016

The YMCA of Greater Toronto was joined by Toronto Mayor John Tory and Councillor Joe Cressy to announce the start of transitional housing support services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender,...

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New Kingston Road YMCA under construction

Kingston Road YMCA Groundbreaking

October 20, 2015

The YMCA of Greater Toronto celebrated another milestone by breaking ground on its third new Centre of Community, the Toronto Kingston Rd. YMCA Centre. The YMCA also announced a $500,000 gift from...

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Tyler Ennis, YMCA Healthy Kids Spokesperson

YMCA Healthy Kids Report 2015

May 25, 2015

The 2015 YMCA Healthy Kids Report revealed that parents are finding it difficult to set a healthy example for their children with 85 per cent stating it takes effort to be a healthy role model....

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Vanauley Opening

It's Official – Our Vanauley Street YMCA Centre for Youth is Open!

April 29, 2015

It seems only fitting the sun was shining as donors, government and community partners, and friends celebrated the official opening of our new Vanauley Street YMCA. Things are looking brighter for...

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YMCA Youth Thriving Report 2014

November 06, 2014

The YMCA of Greater Toronto, in partnership with United Way Toronto, released findings from Youth that Thrive , a literature review focused on the developmental needs of youth 12 to 25 years old. The...

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