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Support Your Community Through The Annual Campaign

posted on Wed, Feb 25 2015 10:25 am by Craig Shaver, Vice President of Development

For more than 130 years, the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas has ensured everyone has access to vital community programs and resources that safeguard youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Every day, we work to support the people and neighborhoods that need it most by addressing community issues. As a charity, we’re dedicated to nurturing the potential of every child and teen, improving the nation’s health and well-being, and giving back and providing support to our neighbors. We believe we can make our community better, but we need your help to continue our work.

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Healthy Living: Love Yourself By Taking Care Of Your Body

posted on Tue, Feb 17 2015 2:24 pm by Tracey Burns, YMCADallas Director of Healthy Lifestyles

February is American Heart Month and this month we want to encourage you to make healthier choices every day for you and your family, speak up against heart disease, and spread the word to others to join you in helping save lives! 

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The Y: Where Love Lives

posted on Fri, Feb 13 2015 10:49 am by Keith and Christi McKnight

Take a moment to read this Valentine's Day story about a couple who met and fell in love at the Rockwall YMCA (now JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall).

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Push Yourself Further With Your Heart Health Goals

posted on Tue, Feb 10 2015 10:22 am by YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

It is no secret how serious the dangers of heart disease can be to our health and our bodies. Our heart is one of the single most important organs in our body, pumping blood and other vital materials throughout our system and helping our bodies, our brain, and our muscles properly function. In honor of American Heart Month, today we are sharing some important, yet simple simple tips on how you can take steps to actively prevent heart disease

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Community Connections

posted on Fri, Jan 23 2015 11:15 am by YMCA of the USA

For 170 years, the Y has served as a community hub where people can gather to make new friends, share interests, discuss pressing issues and create lasting social change. Try out these ideas for getting involved and making connections in your community!

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