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For Immediate Release through February 15, 2016
Madison Area YMCA Staff Members Donate More Than $40,000 to the Y’s 2016 Annual Campaign
CAPTION: Madison Area YMCA staff members celebrate the Y’s Staff Appeal: Kids Central Manager Erin Rowell; Performing Arts instructor Brittany Hoehlein; President & CEO Diane Mann; Organizational Development Director Amie Herman; Annual Campaign Co-Chair Michelle Kean; Staff Appeal Chair Karen Tom; Association Program Manager Katie Koontz and Youth & Enrichment Director Allison Bardon.
(Madison, NJ) January 20, 2016 –The Madison Area YMCA is pleased to announce that 321staff members donated more than $40,000 to its Staff Appeal for the 2016 Annual Fund, surpassing its goal by more than $5,000 and increasing donations by more than $5,000 from 2015’s Staff Appeal. The Y’s then rolls out its Annual Campaign to Y Board members, Y members and the community in February, led by a dedicated group of volunteer campaigners. The Annual Campaign goal is $375,000.
As a cause-driven charitable organization, the Y is dedicated to nurturing the potential of every child and teen, improving our community’s health and well-being and giving back by providing support to our neighbors. Everything the Y does is in service of making us better. For some people, these services may not be attainable because of cost. The Y makes sure that these services are available to everyone in the community, regardless of income.
Through the leadership of the staff appeal chairperson, staff appeal leaders, staff members at the Family Center, F.M. Kirby Children’s Center and Project Community Pride showed their generosity, dedication to the charitable mission of the Y and enthusiasm for those served by funds raised through the Y’s Annual Campaign. Staff chairpersons included: Karen Tom (chair), Rosemary Adamo, Mike Andersen, Allison Bardon, Candace Dries, Stephanie Ford, Joe Gonsalves, Brittany Hoehlein, Katie Koontz and Erin Rowell.
The Annual Campaign raises awareness and funds for the Y’s financial assistance program that enables children and families, who work or reside within the Madison Area YMCA’s service area, to participate in Y programs and services regardless of their abilities to pay. Support is provided based upon demonstrated need. All donations remain local. The Annual Campaign also helps the Y broaden its reach into initiating enriching community wellness and health-enhancing programs
The Madison Area YMCA is a cause-driven charitable organization that believes that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, should be enriched by the YMCA. For a better you. For a better community. Give for a better us.