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.
Dee Thompson describes her appreciation of our Silver Sneakers program at the Barbara B. Jordan YMCA.
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 photo of...
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.”