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Community Impact Celebrated at YMCA Showcase

Community members gathered at the YMCA of Southern Interior BC YMCA Showcase event and AGM earlier this month, where they celebrated their charitable impact in 2022. Key highlights included the expansion of the charities child care division, the increasing number of programs serving vulnerable youth, and a focus on preventative health programs to increase exercise adherence. 
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Kid gives ‘26 thumbs up’ rating to YMCA Summer Camps

The YMCA of Southern Interior BC is ramping up the fun factor this summer by opening more camp spaces to ensure all kids have a ‘26 thumbs up’ summer! Kids participating in Y camps learn something new every day while building physical, social and creative skills through gym activities, swimming, arts and crafts, and indoor and outdoor games.  
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Alec's Story

Alec's Story

This past school year, I had a hard time keeping my grades up and was failing a few classes. My confidence was lacking, and I struggled to cope with everything happening in my life. Unfortunately, I had experienced trauma that was causing me anxiety.
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Impact Video

We are a local charity determined to build a healthy and thriving community. Whether it’s homework help for vulnerable kids, mindfulness strategies for youth, or heart health programs for seniors, see the range of who and how we are helping individuals at all ages and stages.