Items Tagged with 'YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids'


Partners call for equipment to play ball

May 30, 2016
A campaign to put baseball and softball equipment in the hands of inner-city children is off and running. Read More

Inside Track: Former lifeguard immerses himself in new CEO role

From pool lifeguard to executive positions in several cities, Scott Lewis has had a lifelong career with the YMCA.

March 18, 2016
Scott Lewis is one of the newest members of the Grand Rapids community, having moved here in January to take on the role of president and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids. Read More

YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids names president and CEO

December 17, 2015
A man who’s spent his entire career with the YMCA is the new president and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids. Read More

Downtown nonprofit scores after-school computer lab

December 10, 2015
Teens who participate in a downtown nonprofit’s after-school program will be using new computer equipment, thanks to a corporate gift. Read More

Mary Free Bed YMCA opens doors

December 9, 2015
West Michigan is now home to a “first-of-its-kind” YMCA. Read More

YMCA builds Carol Van Andel Healthy Living Center

November 11, 2015
A new YMCA location scheduled to open next month will feature a 10,000-square-foot healthy living center focused on improving community health, thanks to a donation by Carol Van Andel. Read More

Nonprofits partner on children’s center

August 21, 2015
A new development center for children between six weeks and six years old is open in Grand Rapids. Read More

YMCA breaks ground on new $30M facility in Cascade

Mary Free Bed Guild’s guidance results in accessibility for all.

October 31, 2014
When all is said and done, next fall West Michigan will be home to a new YMCA unlike any other in the country. Read More

GRCF hands out five grants

Fund targets health, neighborhoods and education.

October 23, 2012
The Grand Rapids Community Foundation recently approved $350,000 worth of grants to a quintet of nonprofits. Those receiving grants include the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation, Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy Association, Hope Network, Steepletown Neighborhood Services and the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids. Read More