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As the song goes, “It’s fun to stay at the YMCA.” But this summer at 17 Chicago locations, it’s fun to eat at the YMCA.


YMCA fights hunger one child at a time

by Shannon Kantner
July 22, 2011


Across the nation, hundreds of YMCAs will provide 7 million meals to 70,000 children this summer. To raise awareness, the Y wants you to tweet the hashtag #YFightHunger. The goal is to collect 70,000 tweets to represent each child the Y will serve.