Belonging – Debra’s story

We all have a moment in our lives where something happens that changes the direction our life was headed in. For Debra Lefebvre, a childhood encounter with a YMCA staff member had such impact. “We all recognize that the YMCA is an important pillar in our community,”...
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Roger – Belonging Starts Here

There is nothing quite like watching the face of a child light up as they first experience what it feels like to belong to a supportive community. That’s part of the spark Roger Romero feels when he speaks about the reason behind his involvement at our Y. The YMCA of...
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Abi – The Dream Starts Here

It’s not often you hear a 15-year-old like Abi Tripp say what a gift her disability is. Abi and her parents, Helen and Steve, believe that if it wasn’t for the supportive community Abi found at the YMCA of Kingston with the Y Penguins swim team, she may not be seeing...
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