As an organization founded on Christian principles, YMCA of the Suncoast embraces the importance and sacred nature of prayer. Nationally, Prayer Breakfasts help to join the community in prayer and reflection. Join the YMCA of the Suncoast for their 7th Annual West Pasco Prayer Breakfast this Friday, December 6.
The YMCA of the Suncoast recognizes military families this November and all year round by bringing families together to have fun, grow, strengthen their relationships and build connections with other families. The book 321st Infantry "Wildcats' of the 81st Division, by Clarence Walton Johnson (Corporal H. Co. 321st Inf.) published in 1919, shares the YMCA's historic connections with our military and tells a story of how those relationships were built.
Join the YMCA of the Suncoast on Thursday, November 21, for the annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort, on Clearwater Beach from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. This is the eighth year the YMCA of the Suncoast has celebrated the event, which brings together the community for the purpose of prayer and fellowship. Prayers begin at 7:30 a.m.
Military Family Month provides all Americans the opportunity to recognize the dedication, sacrifice and service of military personnel and their families. The YMCA of the Suncoast recognizes military families this November and all year round by bringing families together to have fun, grow, strengthen their relationships and build connections with other families waiting at home.
At the heart of Christian practices is prayer, that personal, intimate time when we converse with God. As an organization founded on Christian principles, YMCA of the Suncoast embraces the importance and sacred nature of prayer. So for one week each November, we, along with YMCA's and YWCA's nationwide, honor the tradition of prayer and call upon others to join us to try make the world a better place through prayer. Below is information for this year's Week of Prayer (November 10th through the 16th). Please join us by getting involved in one or more of these special opportunities.
High Point YMCA Executive Director George Garcia is among ten winners selected by USA Network, along with its distribution partner Bright House Networks, for a 2013 Characters Unite Award. Characters Unite is USA Network's public service campaign to combat hate and discrimination and promote greater tolerance and acceptance – on-air, online and in communities across the country.
April 27 is a great day for kids to get a jump on summer at one of YMCA of the Suncoast’s branch locations. It’s national YMCA Healthy Kids Day, which means the whole family can enjoy fun and healthy playtime, sports, crafts, nutritious snacks and more. Healthy Kids Day is free to all and open to the community. Events run from 9 am to 12 pm. Visit one of our YMCA of the Suncoast locations in Citrus, Hernando, Pasco and Pinellas counties. See you there!
During the months of February and March, YMCA of the Suncoast is working to raise awareness of our efforts to change the lives of people in our community. Our annual Community Support Campaign brings together volunteers, members, donors and staff to make an impact and raise funds that directly benefit our neighbors who need it most.