Letter from an unknown woman

“I’m a single mother of a 2-year-old and I have come out of a long struggle to leave an abusive relationship with my ex-husband. The fact that I was eligible to receive financial assistance from the Y was one of the main reasons that I was able to make such great progress both mentally and physically. So, thank you to whoever was responsible for this help!

Being a single mother is never easy and it can often be depressing. But when I go to the YMCA and when I achieve my personal goals and share my success with its positive and encouraging employees, I snap back to reality and I realize that, in fact, I’m the luckiest woman in the world…

I’m happy and healthy in my body and in my mind, and I’m surrounded every day by positive influences, thanks in part to the opportunities that the YMCA has given me.

And, most of all, I have a healthy and happy son who loves his mother more than anything else in the world!

Thank you!
A YMCA member.”

You are responsible for this help! THANK YOU. By providing financial assistance to this single mother so that she could take part in our activities, you brought her comfort at a time when she needed it the most.


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