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YMCA Annual Meeting - Oct. 23
Upcoming Coat, Food & Toy Drives
Reston Community Gala - Nov. 15
Bethesda Turkey Chase - Nov. 27

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The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington's Annual Celebration
Thursday, October 23, 2014, 6pm-9pm
National Geographic's Grosvenor Auditorium, Washington, DC

Please join us for a special evening to celebrate the milestones we reached together in 2013, and the big things to come. Your support of the Y has helped us make a difference in so many ways. Let us commemorate the year and thank you!

This event is free of charge, but reservations are required. Please RSVP via email or by calling 703-525-3253.

bring cheer this holiday season

Coat Drives
Help kids and adults stay warm this winter. Donate new or gently used coats, hats, scarves and gloves.
  • Now - Oct. 30: YMCA Silver Spring
  • Nov. 1 - Dec. 3: YMCA Loudoun County
  • Oct. 31 - Nov. 21: YMCA Capital View
  • Nov. 1 - Dec. 1: YMCA Anthony Bowen
Food Drives
Donate canned goods, non-perishable foods and gift cards to supply families in-need with a healthy, bountiful Thanksgiving.
  • Now - Oct. 24: YMCA Loudoun County
  • October - November: YMCA Youth & Family Services
  • Oct. 20 - Nov. 17: YMCA Potomac Overlook
  • Oct. 20 - Nov. 21: YMCA Capital View
Toy Drives
Give local children a gift they'll never forget by donating a new, unwrapped toys! 
  • Now - Oct. 31: YMCA Arlington (in partnership with OAR)
  • November - Dec. 13: YMCA Potomac Overlook
  • November - December: YMCA Youth & Family Services
  • December 6-23: YMCA Anthony Bowen

15th Annual Community Gala
Saturday, November 15, 2014
YMCA Fairfax County Reston, Reston, VA

Enjoy an elegant evening of food, drinks, silent and live auctions and music and dancing.

Click here to register and bid for great auction items!

The YMCA Triangle Award deadline is Thurs., October 24th.

The YMCA Triangle Award Scholarship is presented each year to a high school senior who exemplifies the YMCA
core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. The recipient must have a minimum 3.0 grade point
average and be involved in extracurricular activities, both at their school and in their local community. This $1,000 scholarship award will be presented at the 15th Annual Community Gala on November 15, 2014.

Click here for the application!

Bethesda's 32nd Annual Turkey Chase Race
Thursday, November 27, 2014, 8:30am Start
YMCA Bethesda, Bethesda, MD

For 31 years, thousands of runners have gathered in Bethesda on Thanksgiving morning to run the Turkey Chase race. You, your family and friends are invited to participate in one of our three great races. Our USATF-certified 10K race and 2 mile fun run/walk are open to the entire family. Our 50m Tot-Trot is open to kids 8 and under. Join us to chase our Turkey mascot while ‘racing’ on the infield track. Every child in the Tot Trot will win a prize.

Add food, music and a whole infield of entertainment for the kids and you have a Thanksgiving tradition that appeals to every generation while raising money for critical social services in our community.

This event supports vital Montgomery County charities: the YMCA’s Youth and Family Services, YMCA Bethesda-Chevy Chase and the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rotary Club Foundation.

Register today!
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