SARATOGA SPRINGS — On April 5, the Saratoga Regional YMCA officially launched its Annual Campaign to ensure that everyone in the community has access to vital community programs and resources.
When the Y’s doors closed in March 2020, the Y pivoted and began providing critical food and hygiene supplies to many struggling individuals and families in need. They offered child care and camps for families that were working and in need of care in the heart of the pandemic. The Y stayed connected to senior members through phone calls and emails to help prevent social isolation. They found creative ways for community members to stay healthy during the pandemic by providing outdoor and virtual fitness options until they reopened their doors in September.
Support of the 2021 Annual Campaign not only helps the YMCA continue funding critical community work now, but it also helps preserve the organization for the future. This year, the Saratoga Regional YMCA hopes to raise $250,000. The Annual Campaign provides life-changing experiences, and makes the community stronger through YMCA child care summer camp, aquatics, sports, wellness, and many other vital programs and services, assuring that no one is turned away due to lack of funds.