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Mary’s Garden Media and YMCA Grow Support for Grief Recovery


Growing Support for Grief Recovery Nonprofit Community Unites to Launch Mary’s Garden Media, Strengthening Support for People Impacted by Suicide Loss RED BANK, NJ (April 29, 2024) – Monmouth County is set to welcome a groundbreaking addition to its mental health landscape as local nonprofits join forces to introduce Mary’s Garden Media, a new [...]

Mary’s Garden Media and YMCA Grow Support for Grief Recovery2024-05-06T12:38:10-04:00

YMCA To Host Healthy Kids Day April 20


APRIL 10, 2024 | RED BANK, OLD BRIDGE, FREEHOLD, WALL, NJ — Area children and families are invited to the YMCA of Greater Monmouth County’s 32nd annual Healthy Kids Day event at YMCA locations in Red Bank, Old Bridge, Freehold and Wall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 20. The free community-wide [...]

YMCA To Host Healthy Kids Day April 202024-04-18T11:26:48-04:00

YMCA Announces Milestone Anniversary, Invites Members & New Members to Kick Off Celebration


MARCH 8, 2024 | SHREWSBURY, NJ - The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County (the Y) is proud to announce its 150th anniversary of strengthening generations of greater Monmouth County residents and communities. The nonprofit, founded in downtown Red Bank on March 16, 1874, will celebrate its historic milestone throughout the year, beginning with “My Y [...]

YMCA Announces Milestone Anniversary, Invites Members & New Members to Kick Off Celebration2024-03-15T10:09:53-04:00

Regain Good Health with the Y’s LIVESTRONG


Open to all, LIVESTRONG at the Y supports wellness and confidence for cancer survivors through small-group group strength-training and fellowship. This free 12-week, small-group exercise program is designed for cancer survivors 18 years and older who want to regain their health after having become de-conditioned and fatigued from treatment. Program participants must receive medical [...]

Regain Good Health with the Y’s LIVESTRONG2024-03-18T11:01:19-04:00

Open Door For All


No one is turned away from the Y for the inability to pay. From mental health, affordable child care, physical wellness, and social connection - learn how the Y is here for all who need us. Your dollars make change possible. Our Y has nurtured strong individuals and communities since 1874, transforming lives [...]

Open Door For All2024-02-16T15:02:10-05:00

Togetherhood, For Social Good


Our Y's Togetherhood® activates people for social good. Staff, Y members, and volunteers come together to lift our neighbors in need during the impacts of the pandemic, through today. From food, blood, and clothing drives to emergency child care, outreach to seniors, baby pantry, holiday gifts, and Thanksgiving meals – the Y promises to [...]

Togetherhood, For Social Good2024-02-14T15:36:08-05:00

Friendsgiving and Fellowship


Food insecurity affects over 54 million Americans, including 13 million children. The pandemic has only worsened the issue. Our Y is grateful to volunteers, donors, and partners like JBJ Soul Kitchen Red Bank, who help nourish local community members with dignity for warm meals and much-needed fellowship. Our Y has nurtured strong [...]

Friendsgiving and Fellowship2024-02-14T15:46:45-05:00

Everyone Can Help Prevent Suicide


Most people struggle with a mental health issue for an average of 10 years before seeking help. Through generous funding, our YMCA Counseling and Social Services team offers QPR, (Question, Persuade, Refer) suicide prevention training to staff and the greater public, sharing simple steps to help anyone recognize warning signs and connect those in [...]

Everyone Can Help Prevent Suicide2024-01-31T17:04:07-05:00

Safe Place for Kids, Peace of Mind for Parents


“The Y has been an outstanding program for me and my kids. I'm a single mother of three. I'm able to be at work on time. I'm able to stay late if I need to. My kids love the YMCA program. Sometimes they do not want to leave. They get to play with their [...]

Safe Place for Kids, Peace of Mind for Parents2024-01-31T16:21:26-05:00

Supporting Mental Health for Youth


Impacts of the pandemic have been especially difficult for children. With guidance from our Y’s Counseling and Social Services team, and community support, our Y provides proactive, child-centered, behavioral support to all youth in our child care and summer camp programs. This evidence based behavior management and social-emotional learning nurtures positive experiences at our [...]

Supporting Mental Health for Youth2024-03-12T17:21:18-04:00