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Dear YMCA Friends and Families, As you are aware, since reopening our facilities in June 2020, we have followed both CDC and New Jersey Department of Health guidelines related to COVID-19 safety protocols. We thank you for your support throughout this time. Last week, the CDC announced that individuals fully vaccinated for COVID-19 no longer need to wear

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The RARITAN BAY AREA YMCA understands that where we live can help determine the state of our physical and mental health. Unfortunately, due to social and economic reasons, many Perth Amboy residents are living in unhealthy and substandard homes and apartments, making them more susceptible to fires, carbon monoxide poisonings, mold, and stress.

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Fear of saying the wrong things can sometimes prevent us from saying the right things- this is no time for silence. WE need to do BETTER!!! At the center of the YMCA’s international logo is a verse of Christian scripture, John 17:21 - “that they all may be ONE…” Systemic racism strikes against the very core of the YMCA’s

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The RARITAN BAY AREA YMCA has announced Mr. Lou Seminski as the new Chief Volunteer Officer. Mr. Seminski has served as a board member at the Y for 9 years. The Board of Volunteers has also selected a slate of new officers: Rosemary Oarsley, Vice CVO, Paul Pires, Treasurer, and Linda Mazzella, Secretary.

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An Update from us on COVID-19. 

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The RARITAN BAY AREA YMCA has received funding from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The grant will support a specialized population of out of school pregnant and/or parenting youth, who have traditionally faced unique challenges and increased barriers to career development and employment. This program will work with each participant to identify individual and systemic barriers to success and provide the support that leads to increased skill-building and employability.

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The RARITAN BAY AREA YMCA is keeping you and your family in our prayers as we navigate the challenging circumstances related to the Coronavirus. We THANK YOU for STAYING WITH US and allowing us to place your membership on HOLD until we re-open.

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WE'RE HERE FOR YOU!!!

For more than 100 years, YOUR YMCA has been here for PERTH AMBOY. While the mandated closure of our facilities may have been abrupt and unexpected, the Y will do our best to stay connected to you during this time. 

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