Category: YMCA News

December 14, 2016

YMCA Holds 129th Annual Meeting

Nearly 80 members of the community joined the YMCA of Greater Nashua for its 129th Annual Meeting on November 17 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Nashua. During the annual breakfast meeting, YMCA CEO Mike LaChance inducted John Callahan of Hollis into the Y’s Hall of Fame, an honor reserved for those who have dedicated… Read more »

December 9, 2016

2016: A Year in Review

The YMCA of Greater Nashua is 129-years-old and 129-years-strong. As our community has grown, so has our YMCA. We have been proud to help our neighbors learn, grow and thrive. We don’t just strengthen individuals, we strengthen entire communities. Every day the YMCA gives our community the support it needs to learn, grow and thrive…. Read more »

December 7, 2016

A $100,000 Challenge

A long-time friend of the YMCA of Greater Nashua has offered a challenge: If we can raise $100,000 by December 31, we will receive a $100,000 match. The challenge comes as part of the Y’s larger effort to raise $4.275 million to support its programs by making an unprecedented investment in the Y’s facilities. “We… Read more »

November 24, 2016

Togetherhood Helps Support Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter

Diaper Drive for Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter – November 25 – December 25 A Program Run by YMCA Togetherhood and the Merrimack YMCA Early Education Center The Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter is woefully short on disposable diapers and supplies. They currently limit distribution to six diapers every 48 hours. Help us provide them… Read more »

November 9, 2016

Achieving Our Goals Together

UPDATE: A long-time friend of the YMCA of Greater Nashua has offered a challenge: If we can raise $100,000 by December 31, we will receive a $100,000 match. AND WE MET THE CHALLENGE! Thank you! Click the images below to hear how the YMCA is benefiting the community with its many varied and successful programming…. Read more »

August 2, 2016

Stories and Free Books Inspire Y kids

Children served by the YMCA of Greater Nashua were treated to a storytelling presentation and brand-new books to keep, thanks to a grant from the Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF). Storyteller Simon Brooks led an interactive presentation for more than 250 children enrolled in Y’s summer camp program at the Merrimack Y and the Summer Learning… Read more »

July 13, 2016

Improving Literacy with our Summer Learning Loss Prevention Program

Reading and summer go together like sunshine and ice cream! The YMCA’s Summer Learning Loss Prevention Program (SLLP) has just finished it’s third summer of improving literacy skills for children in low income communities. As one of the pilot programs in 2015 (and one of 29 states participating in this Y initiative last summer), we… Read more »