San Tan Valley Today | July 23, 2010
San Tan Valley, AZ--As part of the new Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) and Department of Defense (DoD) Outreach Initiative, Copper Basin YMCA will provide military families with access to youth development, family strengthening and well-being programs at community YMCAs nationwide. Membership fees will be underwritten by the DoD and administered through Military OneSource, an information and referral service for military families.
YMCA of the USA, the national resource office for America’s 2,686 YMCAs, will help launch the initiative at participating YMCAs across the country.“The Copper Basin YMCA is happy to help meet the critical needs facing families of deployed military service members,” said SaraBeth Levrets, Operations Director at the Copper Basin YMCA. “Families are the most affected when a loved one gets deployed, so we are deeply committed to providing them with the support they need.”