Member Story

  • You don’t just join the Y, you belong at the Y!

    The Crowells, members at the Kings Mountain Family YMCA, are fully immersed in YMCA activities. It may be basketball and soccer for the kids or working out and volunteering for the parents. The Crowells LOVE THEIR Y!

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  • The Circle of Friends

    The YMCA Circle of Friends is in essence the Hall of Fame for the Cleveland County Family YMCA. It is an award shared by past winners Mike Holman, John Godbold, Charlie Harry, Larry Wilson, Chris Turner, Kim Price, Robin Hendrick, David Banks, Stuart LeGrand and Sally Royster.

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  • Be Strong and LiveStrong

    “When I started the LiveStrong at the YMCA program, I had been through the wars with Breast Cancer,” shared Coraleen Littlejohn (pictured with Jay Jackson). “After the surgeries and the chemotherapy, I wasn’t sure I could physically do anything. Jay Jackson helped give me my life back.”

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  • Helping Others, Inspiring More

    A couple of years ago, YMCA member Doug Austin, asked YMCA staff to find him a family that needed help so he could buy a full Thanksgiving meal. This past Thanksgiving, it turned into 8 families. Doug didn’t want anyone to know, he just wanted to know that he was helping families that truly needed help.

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  • » Fall / Winter Newsletter  Location: Dover Foundation YMCA

    » Becoming One Marriage Conference  Location: Dover Foundation YMCA

    » 14th Annual Jingle Bell Rockin’ Run  Location: Kings Mountain YMCA

    Our annual road race held in December each year is one not to be missed! More than 700 runners come from all over to take part. 5K walk/run, 10K Run, 2mile Kid’s Run and a Kid’s Fun Run make it a great family event!

    » Basketball Season is back at Dover!  Location: Dover Foundation YMCA

    » 17th Annual YMCA Turkey Trot  Location: Ruby C. Hunt Family YMCA

    Join us Thanksgiving Day at 8:30 am for the 17th annual Turkey Trot 5K and 1/2 mile Kids Fun Run, benefiting the Cleveland County Family YMCA’s WE BUILD PEOPLE Campaign!

    » AfterSchool at the Ruby  Location: Ruby C. Hunt Family YMCA

    The Ruby C Hunt YMCA is committed to developing children in Spirit, Mind, and Body. That is just what we accomplish each day in our After School Care.