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Daniel Corker

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YMCA of Metropolitan Washington and BCC Rotary Present 39th Annual Turkey Chase from Nov. 15-30. Landmark event returns virtually and invites participants across the DMV.


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Vanessa Wright

It is with heavy hearts and deep sorrow that we share the news that Vanessa Wright passed away on Friday July 23, 2021. Vanessa has been part of our Y family for over 20 years. Vanessa built many strong relationships with the children and families at Y Calomiris as well as with her colleagues across the Association. Her smile brought joy […]


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Charles W. Correll Jr

Charles W. Correll Jr., 79, of Stallings, NC, passed away on August 8, 2021. Chuck was born on March 21, 1942 in Hamburg, PA, to the late Charles and Dorothy Degler Correll. Chuck was a graduate of Marist College, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree. He also served honorably for 4 years in the US […]


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YMCA Fairfax County Reston Gets Visit from Senator Bernie Sanders


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YMCA Anthony Bowen Will Provide Pop-Up Vaccine Site


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YMCA Alexandria will host radio station, WHUR backpack giveaway.


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Bernard (Ben) Thomas Cheeka

  Bernard (Ben) Thomas Cheeka, 90, of Silver Spring, Maryland, passed away at home on July 22 from lung cancer. Ben, one of six children, was born on October 15, 1930 in McAdoo, Pennsylvania to Walter and Beatrice Cheeka, Polish immigrants. After serving as a photographer in the Air Force in the Korean War, he […]


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The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington receives 25k grant award from Safeway Foundation’s Nourishing Neighbors Program.  


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The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington Expands Pickleball Program to Silver Spring.


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YMCA Anthony Bowen hosts pop-up vaccine site in partnership with Ward 1 Council Member Brianne Nadeau & Providence Health.


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Registration for the Y’s Thingamajig Invention Convention is open and ready for young inventors to start building new dreams. Children can create inventions, learn more about STEM, win prizes and celebrate their achievements all virtually.


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YMCA Bethesda-Chevy Chase Hosts Pickleball Pro Exhibition Event on June 7th with #1 Ranked Pickleball Player in the World.


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The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington Is All in on Pickleball.


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YMCA of Metropolitan Washington Receives DC DOCS Partnership Grant for Documentary Film: The Life and Legacy of Anthony Bowen.


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The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington Celebrates Martin Luther King’s Holiday with a Week of Service, Jan. 18-25. The Y Cares initiative shows appreciation of COVID-19 essential workers across the DMV.


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Small Retailer Gives Large Gift to Women in Need


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YMCA of Metropolitan Washington Receives Donation from MacKenzie Scott.


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Asher Gerecht

ASHER GERECHT  (Age 97)   On Wednesday, November 18, 2020, Asher Gerecht, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of the late Gloria Gerecht; father of Ellen (Joe), Mike (Susan) and Dan (Cindy); grandfather of Barry, Shari, Carolyn, Yvonne, Liana and David. Also survived by four great-grandchildren. Graveside services and interment will be held privately on Monday, November […]


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The Y and other partners coming together to protect children from sexual abuse. Promoting child protection during COVID-19.


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The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington and BCC Rotary Club Announces the first Virtual Turkey Chase! New virtual race starts soon across D.C. metro area


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THE Y’S THINGAMAJIG INVENTION CONVENTION GOES VIRTUAL IN 2020 Children can create inventions, learn more about STEM, win prizes and celebrate their achievements all virtually.


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The Y Plans to Open Summer Day Camp Programs in the DMV. Helping parents who are in need of childcare while they return to work while providing a fun and engaging experience for children.


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News Article

Even with the doors closed, here’s how the YMCA kept the community going through the pandemic.


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The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington Announces the Re-Opening Of Ys throughout the region with a New Normal in Wellness.


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Karen Robinson

Karen V. Robinson, 73, a long-time supporter of the YMCA of Silver Spring, passed away on June 12, 2020, after a long illness. Karen was a life-long learner and trier-of-new-things, so it was no surprise to friends and family that after she retired from a career as a human resources professional with the Federal Government, […]


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YMCA of Metropolitan Washington and Keany Produce Launch Program to Help Feed the Community. Pay It Forward Program Allows Others to Get Involved with Providing Food During the COVID Crisis.


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YMCA Opens Several Branches and Program Centers in Maryland to Provide Day Care for Essential Workers.


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YMCA Hosts Blood Drives in Partnership with the American Red Cross.


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The YMCA distributes produce and meals to community members in need.


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The Y Launches Free Online Classes for People Staying at Home


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YMCA Fit & Well Seniors program helps seniors to stay fit while at home during the COVID-19 crisis.


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Thousands of Proactive Parents to Gather at YMCAs Across the Country to Learn How to Keep Their Kids Safe Online.


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From distributing free produce, providing daycare for essential workers to hosting critically needed blood drives and free online nutrition and exercise programs, the Y steps up for communities across the DMV


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YMCA Bethesda-Chevy Chase and BCC Rotary Club to Host the 37th Annual Turkey Chase on Thursday, November 28 Meet mascots Gobble, Giblet and Gravy and walk, run or trot for a great cause!


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Three Regional YMCA Teachers to Receive the Devotion to Children Adella W. Cumbie Teacher Appreciation Award.


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YMCA of Metropolitan Washington Receives $100,000 Donation from M&T Bank and Wilmington Trust. On Wednesday, Oct. 30, the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington will officially launch the M&T Bank & Wilmington Trust Future Leaders’ Academy at the YMCA Anthony Bowen (1325 W Street, N.W.) >> View photos here.


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Carol Ann Curran

In lieu of flowers, we invite you to donate to the following projects in memory of Mrs. Carol Curran ( Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Pamela Curran’s Mother): the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington’s Acts of Kindness Fund. You may still send flowers in addition to your donation, but if you prefer to send […]


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IRA’s & Retirement Plans

IRA’s and Retirement Plans How it works: If instead of another person, you gift your IRA distribution to a YMCA, you can claim a deduction for your gift. The deduction is an itemized deduction, so in order to take advantage of the tax break, you have to forgo your standard deduction. However, the deduction is […]


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Life Insurance

Life Insurance How it works: Donors can make a sizable face value gift for a minimal outlay of cash. May give an existing policy ( fully paid, partially paid or a new policy) Naming the YMCA as beneficiary. Upon the donor’s death, the YMCA will receive all or portions designated from the policy. The donor […]


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Deferred Gifts

Deferred Gifts How it works: Charitable Lead Trust your heir will benefit with lower tax rate and the charity receives an annual payment Confer with your accountant, tax advisor or wealth manager


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Bequest

Bequest How it works: You include a bequest provision in your will or revocable trust At your death, the YMCA Metropolitan Washington (or designated program or branch) receives the bequest you specified


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Real Estate

Real Estate How it works: Real estate is donated or by bequest, reviewing the real estate checklist. Acceptance is subject to the approval of the Board of Directors Benefits You may change your bequest or trust designation at any time You control the funding property during your lifetime Your bequest or trust designation will not […]


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Ellen Cohen

Ellen Bates Griffith Cohen was born on July 9, 1950. She was the third of four children and the only daughter of Thomas Dison Griffith and Mary Elizabeth Bates Griffith. Ellen graduated from Brown University (Providence, Rhode Island) in 1973, and earned her JD from Georgetown Law School (Washington, DC) in 1976. She began her […]


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Jake Taccardi

On behalf of the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington, our President/CEO Angie Reese Hawkins, Board of Directors, staff and the thousands of children served by the YMCA, we are deeply saddened by the loss of a dear friend, Jake. We are indeed thankful to the family of Jake for allowing him to be a part of […]


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Robert Milton Hanson

Bob was an amazing man who gave over 60 years of volunteer service to the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington.  He was a founding father of the YMCA Bethesda-Chevy Chase, and a great supporter of the YMCA mission. Bob was the Chairman of the Board the year the YMCA Bethesda-Chevy Chase opened in 1964.  Bob was […]


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Gregory Williams

It is with tremendous sorrow and plenty of tears that I share news about the death of my life partner and best friend, my husband Greg Williams. Early Monday morning, April 1st, he slipped away after a short but fierce battle with colon cancer. With 35 years of intense love, friendship and an almighty sense […]


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Coach Labat

At its heart, the Mel Labatt Scholarship Fund is about helping children and adults learn to play tennis for life. Therefore it is with deep gratitude that we accept your very kind donation in memory of Mel Labat. Mel has spent a lifetime teaching the community the fundamentals of tennis. Through his junior program, Mel […]


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