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Tuesday, May 10, 2011


NAYDO 2011

  I recently had the pleasure of joining 1300 YMCA colleagues at the 30th Annual NAYDO (North American YMCA Development Organization) Conference. This conference, focused on YMCA Philanthropy, was held April 27th – 30th, 2011 in Anaheim, California. Participating in the conference this year were 154 Canadian YMCA representatives! We had the opportunity to learn, […]

Wednesday, November 17, 2010


Sheridan “Big Picture” Awards

On Oct 28th, Sheridan College held their “Big Picture Awards” Gala – acknowledging people and organizations who have the perspective to show true leadership by not only being at the top of their fields, but also through innovation and involvement in the community.  Four awards were presented at the event: Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited […]

Monday, August 23, 2010


Introducing Frank Andreacchi

Last week, we welcomed Frank Andreacchi to YMCA Canada.  We’ve engaged Frank to develop a full range of shared services and functions for the federation — from common purchasing to management agreements between Associations for greater effectiveness, productivity and impact.  He comes to us from Interac Canada where he was Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Corporate […]

Friday, June 4, 2010


We are Canada’s YMCA!

  YMCA Canada’s 2009 Annual Report was released last weekend and is now available online.  While you can read the report in its entirety on your computer screen, a print version can be downloaded from the home page.  There, you will also find a downloadable map indicating where Associations are rooted (as well as the ‘ripple […]