Stories tagged with: Strong Kids Campaign

February 12, 2014 - 7:09pm
1 year 20 weeks ago

The campaign, which provides financial assistance for the youth to participate in YMCA programs, starts February 19 with a fundraiser at Buffalo Wild Wings in Zanesville. Executive director Craig Miracle, said they have set a goal of raising $22,000.

"We're partnering up with Buffalo Wild Wings," said Miracle. "They're kind enough to be doing a fundraiser for us where they will donate 15 percent of all food sales that day between 11 a.m. and 11 p. m. to the Strong...

December 14, 2013 - 6:35pm
1 year 29 weeks ago

Locals ran for more than 3 miles through the rain and snow for a good cause on Saturday.

Runners and walkers met at Vista Golf Course in Nashport to participate in the 10th Annual 5K Reindeer Run and 1 Mile Walk to benefit Muskingum Family Y's Strong Kids Financial Assistance Program. The funds allow children who are not capable of paying to join various Y programs free of charge.

"There is several programs we have, a lot of sports programs also our summer day camp that's...

March 17, 2012 - 5:22pm
3 years 15 weeks ago

Rainshowers from earlier in the week created some muddy conditions, but that didn't stop runners today...

The Muskingum County Y held the St. Patty's Day Mud Run to benefit the Strong Kids Campaign. This is the first year for the run, and Executive Director Craig Miracle said it exceeded his expectations.

"This has been phenomenal. We had hoped to have 40 and we're up to 95 at this time, so we're real excited, I think, you know, obviously the weather helps. We got some...

April 3, 2010 - 5:15pm
5 years 13 weeks ago


More than sixty residents laced up Saturday morning for a run to help local children.

The walk/run wrapped up the month long Strong Kids Campaign put on by the YMCA. The Strong Kids Campaign raises money to fund the YMCA's financial assistance program.

"We will utilize a lot of that goes into assistance during the summer with our camp because we have a lot of folks that are maybe working and having a hard time getting by and we are able to provide that assistance...

February 26, 2010 - 6:32pm
5 years 18 weeks ago


The Muskingum Family YMCA is gearing up for its annual Strong Kids Campaign.

The Strong Kids Campaign will begin March 1st and hopes to raise $25,000. The money will be used for the Scholarship Assistance Program.

"We always encourage those that give to the campaign to come out and see what your dollars are doing because I think they would be very impressed to see the kids enjoying themselves and learning about responsibility, caring respect and honesty and just...

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