Month: April 2024

April 25, 2024

YMCA Recognized by Eastern Bank Foundation

  The Y Receives 2024 Community Advocacy Award Eastern Bank Foundation (EBF) today announced that it has recognized Michael LaChance, CEO of YMCA of Greater Nashua, with a 2024 Community Advocacy Award (CAA) and award grant. This award recognizes LaChance for his decades-long leadership and considerable expansion of the YMCA’s footprint and programming, and for… Read more »

April 24, 2024

Community Catalysts

COMMUNITY CATALYSTS Welcome to our engaging podcast, Community Catalysts, which serves as a platform for fostering connection and understanding as well as education of organizations in our diverse community. This podcast is a celebration of the community organizations that serve others and collaborate with the YMCA of Greater Nashua. Each month Community Catalysts will be… Read more »

April 17, 2024

Losing the Weight But Gaining So Much More

  My Y Story: Barbara Wilkins Y member Barbara Wilkins has lost 36 pounds since starting her membership at the organization, and while that is in itself an amazing accomplishment, she feels she has gained so much more in other areas.  Barbara came to the Y because of a weight management program offered through our… Read more »

April 12, 2024

Help Us Take Action To Protect Children

COMMUNITY COMES TOGETHER TO PROTECT CHILDREN The YMCA Joins National Five Days of Action to Protect Children from Sexual Abuse The YMCA of Greater Nashua is participating in the Five Days of Action, April 15-19, 2023. The Five Days of Action is a weeklong campaign to raise awareness and inspire adults to take action to… Read more »

April 10, 2024


An Instructor’s Journey Through a Parkinson’s Community “Hearing those positive stories is always rewarding to me,” Liz stated when recounting her history in assisting those with Parkinson’s disease through her work at the YMCA. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder that instills a detrimental effect on the body’s nervous system, causing slow movement, tremors, and… Read more »

April 8, 2024

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION Child wellness, child welfare organizations and youth-serving organizations like the Y elevate the importance of creating systems and programs that put children and families first. At the Y, creating safe spaces for youth to learn, grow and thrive is our top priority. That’s why throughout this week, we are providing tips and… Read more »

April 5, 2024

National Volunteer Week

DURING NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK We Give Thanks to Our Volunteers The YMCA of Greater Nashua is celebrating our appreciation of our volunteers during National Volunteer Week, April 21-27. Without volunteers, the Y wouldn’t be the same; they’re the heart and soul of our organization and without their hard work, dedication and selflessness we couldn’t do… Read more »

April 3, 2024

3rd Annual KidsFest

KidsFest: An Impactful Community Collaboration By: Ben Knutson, a NCC student who is completing an internship with the Y.  On March 23rd, we celebrated the 3rd annual KidsFest, an event that not only hosts an incredibly fun day for kids, but also gives an excellent platform for businesses to expand their reach. In collaboration with the… Read more »