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YMCA of Greater Cleveland Media Coverage

Childcare staff member (Female) laughing with 2 kids doing crafts

Triathletes warming up for Kids That Tri with the YMCA of Greater Cleveland

Sir CC poses with a Jr. Cavs participant

Northeast Ohio Parent

Group of children holding hands at day camp

Mother and her four children play in the living room

The YMCA offers creative childcare solutions as pressures mount

January 22, 2024

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News 5 Cleveland

Chuck Conrad (center) shared his extreme gratitude with YMCA lifeguards Jim Mannion and Abby Williams for providing life-saving assistance

Two women walking and talking in a park

News 5 Cleveland

Woman using Lancing Device for Diabetes

The Morning Journal

Cancer Survior

The Morning Journal

Pickleball racket and ball

Spectrum News

Back of a YMCA life guard on duty

Bittersweet Monthly

In Our Wake performance image

Cleveland 19 News

Healthy Kids Day Humungotron

Today's Family

JR cavs at Healthy Kids Day

Northeast Ohio Parent

Preschool age children laughing


Y logo with hearts around it. Red background, white icons

Self-Love on Valentine's Day

February 14, 2023

Crain's Cleveland

Group of men in a support group

2 kids sledding and holding hands

Erin Troy


Dad holding son looking in mirror to brush teeth

Gotta Know: Kelly Reed

November 23, 2022


Young girl brushing teeth with mom

The Morning Journal

2 girls hugging

The Lakewood Observer

various hygiene products with banner "thanks for giving"

The Lakewood Observer

Image shows dedication sign on a gate around the new garden at the Lakewood Family YMCA, sign reads: "Susan's Garden, In loving memory of Susan and Bill Grimberg"

runners with bubbles


Photo of Megan DeFranco, blue and red shirt, outdoor background, glasses smiling

Crain's Cleveland Business

Craig headshot

News 5 Cleveland

Grocery Store
How to dodge holiday stress

December 20, 2021

Crain’s Cleveland Business

YMCA Logo blue background


healthy food display

Cleveland Now

Linda McVey interview
YMCA Wellness Programs

September 24, 2021

Fast Company

YMCA staff and volunteers preparing to hand out food to the community

Bloomberg City Lab

Pool Lifeguard Chair


Group photo of campers wearing bike helmets


YMCA Logo blue background

NEO: Parent

YMCA Logo blue background

Crain's Cleveland Business

Tim Hilk, President and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Cleveland

Northeast Ohio Boomer Magazine

Young child in soccer uniform

Jewish News

Female doing a sit up

Royalton Recorder

YMCA Logo blue background
How adults can achieve fitness goals

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Jan 14, 2021

Cleveland Magazine

Portrait of LaRese Purnell
YMCA of Greater Cleveland Board Member 
Most Interesting People 2021: LaRese Purnell

Jan 4, 2021

Cleveland Magazine

Portrait of Rose Scotland
YMCA of Greater Cleveland Swim Instructor
Most Interesting People 2021: Rose Scotland

Jan 4, 2021