Just about everyone has a favorite story about how the Y has impacted their life. Here are some of our members’ Y Stories. To submit your Y story, visit our Send Us Your Y Story page.
My Y Story By Jessica Schriber Before the Y I was a stay-at-home mom who was new to Martinsville so I did not get out much. I was overweight, unhappy, even depressed and getting very little physical activity. My Wake Up I avoided pictures for years. My sister shot a...
When Vivian tore her plantar fascia, it seemed like surgery was her only hope for rehabilitation. Before she said yes to surgery, she had one question: Would therapy work? She found her answer at the Barbara B Jordan YMCA.
Since Marsha Carrell joined the Barbara B Jordan YMCA in January 2016, she had benefited from several Y programs that have provided numerous benefits.
Janet Sheppard’s Y Story: “For 7 years now the Y has been a part of my life; socially, physically and mentally. I always tell people the best and smartest thing I ever did was join the Y.”
Jay: “I have been blessed by God to get this second chance, and I’m blessed every day by the wonderful staff and friends I’ve made at the Y.”