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.
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!
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).
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