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National Volunteer Week is a time to recognize and celebrate the generous contributions made by volunteers across Virginia's Blue Ridge. Volunteers like W&L student Jacob Day enrich our Rockbridge community by sharing his time, talent, passion and ideas helping children learn, grow and thrive!

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April 15-21 is National Volunteer Week and we are incredibly thankful for all of our Y volunteers who invest their time and talents in our programs. Will Smith is one of our volunteers at the YMCA Express at Gainsboro and is making a difference in our Y Teens programs.

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April 15-21 is National Volunteer Week and we are incredibly thankful for all of our Y volunteers who invest their time and talents in our programs. Annie LePere is one of Y After School Enrichment and Summer Camp Volunteers and is making a difference at the Rockbridge Area YMCA.

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The Botetourt Family YMCA moved closer to its fundraising goal with a recent $50,000 donation from Lawrence Companies, a Roanoke-based residential and commercial moving company.

 

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Extraordinary things happen when you bring together adults who possess outstanding interpersonal skills, expertise in a given field, and a love and passion for young people with youth who are eager to learn and to let those adults impart knowledge and skills into their lives. Such an event took place at Lucy Addison Middle School on Saturday, March 24, as the Gainsboro YMCA hosted its 4th Annual Basketball Camp.

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My Y Story - Meet Brandee

December 18, 2017

A testimonial of how the YMCA has inspired Brandee to become healthy and motivated.

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According to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, between 2001 and 2009, there was a 21 percent increase in the prevalence of type 1 diabetes in people under age 20. Here is six year old Makenna's story.

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DALEVILLE, VA (October 10, 2017) - The YMCA of Virginia’s Blue Ridge broke ground Tuesday on the $10 million Botetourt Family YMCA in Daleville Town Center. Key business, government officials and major donors were all in attendance.

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