Community Partners Support The Gateway Family YMCA

Joanne Rajoppi, Union County Clerk, Presents Donation to The Gateway Family YMCA’s Annual Support Campaign

Elizabeth, NJ, August 22, 2017 --( Joanne Rajoppi, Union County Clerk, presented a generous donation to The Gateway Family YMCA’s Annual Support Campaign at their Association Office in Elizabeth, NJ. The $4,000 donation was presented to Krystal R. Canady, CEO and Melynda A. Mileski, EVP/COO of The Gateway Family YMCA, and will provide funding to the Y’s Annual Support Campaign which provides financial assistance to the local community for membership, programs and YMCA services.

“As a charitable organization, local donations help to strengthen our community by allowing all individuals and families to participate in programs and services that support youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, providing additional support to our neighbors,” stated Krystal R. Canady, CEO, The Gateway Family YMCA.

Every day, The Gateway Family YMCA works to support the people and neighborhoods that need it most by addressing community issues such as school readiness, chronic diseases and food insecurity. The Gateway Family YMCA uses financial gifts to help individuals and families in need participate in programs such as: Early Learning Readiness, Diabetes Prevention, employment skills training, teen leadership programs, supportive housing, and social services in the communities surrounding the YMCA branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union.

“The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits for strengthening community. The ability to provide programs and services where they are most needed; right here in our local community depends on the support we receive from individuals and community partners,” added Melynda A. Mileski, EVP/COO, The Gateway Family YMCA.

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 Y’s cause or to donate to the Annual Support Campaign, please visit or contact The Gateway Family YMCA – Association Office at 908-249-4800.
The Gateway Family YMCA
Colleen Clayton