The YMCA of Greater Providence (GPYMCA) has announced the return of its “Y Heroes” fundraising event, the first in-person celebration since 2019, on Tuesday, May 10th at 12:00 p.m. at the …
The YMCA of Greater Providence (GPYMCA) has announced the return of its “Y Heroes” fundraising event, the first in-person celebration since 2019, on Tuesday, May 10th at 12:00 p.m. at the Rhode Island Convention Center. The program’s fifth event will be emceed by GPYMCA Board Member and award-winning journalist Mike Montecalvo.
For tickets and sponsorship information, please visit www.ymcagreaterprovidence.org/. For those who would prefer to enjoy the event virtually, a live stream will be available at https://gpymca-org.zoom.us/j/85683866029
“After a long two years, we are thrilled to be able to gather in-person to celebrate some of the most generous and philanthropic members of our Y community,” said Steven O’Donnell, CEO, YMCA of Greater Providence. “Each of this year’s heroes has impacted the YMCA of Greater Providence in their own way, whether through time, talent, or treasure, and we are honored to have their support.”
The 2022 “Y Heroes” who will be recognized are: Congressman Jim Langevin; Barbara Papitto, Founder of The Papitto Opportunity Connection; Malcolm Chace, Managing Partner, Canton Hathaway, LLC; Ed Cooley, Head Coach, Providence College Men’s Basketball; George Ortiz, Co-Founder, The Elisha Project and YMCA of Greater Providence Staff
Sponsorships of the “Y Heroes’’ celebration will support branches throughout the Association to further the GPYMCA’s mission: to build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all through programs, services, and relationships based upon the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility, as well as camp scholarships for children and families. For sponsorship information, please visit ymcaheroes.org.
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