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YMCA IMPACT STORY “Our Staff also represent our CAUSE” When I am working with New Directors I often remind them that our #1 teen program in the YMCA is employment. Nationwide the YMCA ranks in the top five of hiring first-time employees. For one year in the early 2000’s the YMCA overtook McDonald’s as the #1 Employer of first-time job market employees.  As an organization we have a responsibility...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
See how Indiana is stepping up and raising the bar for early education in rural communities. https://chalkbeat.org/posts/in/2018/04/30/how-indiana-is-expanding-on-my...  
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Here’s just one way your United Way giving is making a difference.  An older gentleman had come in to the Services for Visually and Hearing Impaired to receive hearing aid services. About a year later, his family returned his hearing aids because he passed away. The family said that the last year of the gentleman’s life was so much happier than previous 10 years. That was because he was able to...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
The Services for the Visually and Hearing Impaired (SVHI) assist those who cannot afford medical assistance, and they help people see the doctors that they need to get the resources to help them live their best life.  The SVHI was contacted about a girl whose retina was not attached. Normally, doctors like to fix this issue within a few weeks, but the girl had been living like that for 2-3 weeks...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
The Services for the Visually and Hearing Impaired has served those with sensory loss in the Grant and Blackford County area for many years.  This organization assists those who cannot afford medical assistance, and they help people get the resources needed to help them live their best life.   
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

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