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Strengthening Our Military Family® | Armed Services YMCA of Hampton Roads

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HEARTS FOR HEROES

Due to the Weather the 10/29 Boat Trip has been Cancelled!
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This annual fishing trip is in support of wounded, ill, and injured veterans in Hampton Roads. The event celebrates the resilient spirit of our veterans.

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OPERATION RIDE HOME

Now Accepting Applications

During the 2019 holiday season in Hampton Roads, we approved 129 applications for rides home, reuniting a total of 269 family members. 180 adults and 89 military kids got to spend time with family because of this program. Jack Daniel's contributed a total of $53,305 to fund rides home... wherever home may be. From Oregon to Puerto Rico, our military family was able to make the dream of a holiday spent together a reality.

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2021 Five Star

FIVE STAR MILITARY FAMILY RECOGNITION

December 2, 2021 | Nominations Open
THE WESTIN TOWN CENTER

Each year, the Armed Services YMCA of Hampton Roads recognizes one family from each branch of service for their outstanding commitment to volunteerism in our Hampton Roads community. Five Star Military Families are nominated by their Commands, family, friends, peers, or themselves.

THE NOMINATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 7, 2021

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OPERATION HOLIDAY JOY

In Partnership with

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ACCEPTING DONATIONS

Operation Holiday Joy delivers Thanksgiving meals to active duty, junior enlisted military families in need. Each meal includes a turkey voucher and all the fixings to make a delicious holiday meal. Applications will be accepted starting Fall 2021. 

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PUTT PUTT WINTER CLASSIC

2022 | TBD
LYNNHAVEN GOLF PARK

The Armed Services YMCA of Hampton Roads’ annual PUTT PUTT Winter Classic is a one-of-a-kind family-friendly event benefitting the organization’s no-cost and low-cost programs and services for junior enlisted service members and their families stationed in Hampton Roads. The Armed Services YMCA exists to enhance the lives of military members in spirit, mind, and body through programs relevant to the unique challenges of military life.

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FATHER DAUGHTER MILITARY BALL

July 15, 2022 | Registration Opens in May
NORFOLK WATERSIDE MARRIOTT

A truly anticipated event each year, the Father Daughter Military Ball is a chance for Dads and Daughters to get all dressed up and have a fun-filled night out. Tickets include dinner and dessert, dancing, photos, and activities. 

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GOLF TOURNAMENT

September 15, 2022
SEWELLS POINT GOLF COURSE

Are you ready to “Be Somebody’s Hero”? Are you ready to take your Swing for a Good Cause? We sure hope so! The 2nd Annual Golf Tournament, in partnership with the US Naval Academy Alumni Association Hampton Roads Chapter, will help raise the much-needed funds for the no-cost and low-cost programs and services offered by the Armed Services YMCA of Hampton Roads for junior-enlisted service members and their families stationed in the region.

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MONTHLY FIELD TRIPS

ALL MILITARY FAMILIES WELCOME

In addition to our Virtual & In-Person Operation Little Learners sessions at our Regional Office in Virginia Beach. We also offer monthly field trips for our families. These trips are FREE and open to all active-duty families with dependents ages 18 months to 5 years.

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