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Wellness is about more than just working out.

This YMCA Showed Up in New Ways When Their Community Needed Them Most

Coming up on a year now that the pandemic has forced widespread closures, and caused humanitarian and economic crises, YMCAs across the United States have taken the opportunity to support their communities in a new way.

When we talk to young people about civic engagement, the messages often sound like this:

“One day you will be old enough to vote, and it’s your civic duty to do so.”

“Bring in that extra coat for our school drive!”

“When you are older, you’ll be able to do more.”