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Isaac—Setting High Goals

This month we have a special story about a 3rd generation member of our Y! Isaac Abdalla is a humble 16 year old with big dreams.  His grind and desire to excel in school while starring as a multi-sport athlete, and at the same time striving to become one of the few hundred Boy Scouts

Zoe for President

Zoe for President: New Candidate Announces Her Run for Commander in Chief In 2064 Today YMCA of the USA (Y-National) and YMCA of Kanawha Valley launched Zoe for President, a campaign to elect one-year-old girl as our nation's Commander in 2064. The campaign highlights the potential the Y sees in all kids to grow

John-Inspiring Others

  February 17 is a special birthday for a YMCA member and volunteer, John Casey, who is turning 62. Asked about how he feels about it, John divulged “I’m in the best shape of my life and I’m not afraid to compete with the 20 year olds.” John joined the Y more than 17 years

‘Happy With the Start of a New Me’

The YMCA promotes “healthy living” as one of its three core principles. We help people achieve improved fitness and health in numerous ways, but at YMCA of Kanawha Valley, the PEIA Weight Management Program provides an option for public employees to participate in a specific training regimen.