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COVID-19

PROGRAM UPDATES & RESOURCES

The health and safety of our families is always our top priority, and we are committed to supporting all efforts to help keep our community healthy and strong. Although we're disappointed that we won't be seeing you all for the next couple of weeks, we promise to keep you posted with new dates and information as it becomes available.

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WE NEED YOUR HELP.

If you’ve ever considered donating to support the life-improving services we offer or have previously given, today is the day we need you to step forward. Today, COVID-19 has the nation at a standstill. But tomorrow, we will still be providing vital services that our military families depend on. Can we count on your minimum donation of $25?

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

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NEW SESSION: ONLINE

MARCH 31, 2020 | ONLINE

WE MISS YOU ALL SO MUCH! So we've been working hard to move this program online. We know it's not the same as spending time with your teachers and friends in person, but we're hoping to create a fun, educational and warm community online. Registered participants will receive an email on Tuesday and Thursday morning with a link and instructions for that week. Each online session will include a circle time video, instructions for the craft and a printable activity sheet. This program is FREE and open to all active duty dependents ages 18 month to 5 years.

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OPERATION CAMP

SUMMER 2020 | VIRGINIA BEACH REGIONAL OFFICE

Operation Camp is a summer camp program for school aged kids in Virginia Beach. This is not your ordinary summer camp experience. Our kids make social connections, avoid summer slide and experience a wide range of STEM based field trips.

Registration is OPEN NOW for Summer 2020.

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HEARTS FOR HEROES

NEW DATE | SEPTEMBER 18, 2020
RUDEE INLET

This annual fishing trip is in support of wounded, ill and injured veterans in Hampton Roads. The event takes place during Warrior Week and celebrates the resilient spirit of our veterans. Registration is NOW OPEN.

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FATHER DAUGHTER MILITARY BALL

 NEW DATE | JUNE 26, 2020
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. 

For more information, please contact Francesca Ketchum at fketchum@asymca.org

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OPERATION HOLIDAY JOY

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 2020. 

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FIVE STAR FAMILY LUNCHEON

NOVEMBER 6, 2020 | THE WESTIN TOWN CENTER

For the past 25 years, the Armed Services YMCA of Hampton Roads has taken this recognition further by hosting the Five Star Military Family Recognition Luncheon. This annual event recognizes active duty, enlisted service members and their families who best represent service to their country and commitment to their local community through a spirit of volunteerism. Families are nominated by their Commands, family, friends and peers. 

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OPERATION RIDE HOME

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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