Union, NJ, May 10, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- This weekend, The Gateway Family YMCA will be honoring mothers with special events dedicated to celebrate these special women and support them in a healthy life balance. All mothers are invited to visit the YMCA free of charge thru May 11th in celebration of Mother’s Day. In addition, every mother who visits the Y this weekend will be offered the opportunity to enter a raffle. Special classes, giveaways and events are planned at all branches, to showcase family opportunities and women’s health.
“At The Gateway Family YMCA we celebrate families every day. Our focus is to provide programs and services that bring families closer and help them become healthier in spirit, mind and body,” stated Krystal R. Canady, CEO. “At the Y celebrating Mother’s Day is another way we can help strengthen families.”
The Gateway Family YMCA provides programs and services to the communities surrounding the 4 Branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. Family programs include Family Yoga, Family Zumba and parent/child classes including Early Learning Readiness and Swim Lessons. In addition, the YMCA provides Child Care, Preschool, School Age Child Care Before/After School Care and Summer Camp to help working families of over 2,000 children annually.
“Our child care programs provide peace of mind for working mothers, while providing enrichment opportunities for their children,” added Melynda A. Mileski, EVP/COO, “At The Gateway Family YMCA we offer financial assistance to families who need our help most, often helping to support child care needs.” The Gateway Family YMCA also provides emergency, temporary and permanent housing for families, including an emergency shelter for women and children.
The Gateway Family YMCA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, health and community service organization of caring staff and volunteers dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community and stands For Youth Development, For Healthy Living and For Social Responsibility. To learn more about The Gateway Family YMCA, please contact the Elizabeth Branch at 908-355-9622, Five Points Branch at 908-688-9622, Rahway Branch at 908-388-0057, the Wellness Center Branch at 908-349-9622 or visit www.tgfymca.org.