Fox Cities YMCA Receives Massive Donation

Published 01/12 2016 05:29PM

Updated 01/12 2016 05:29PM

As their Growing Stronger Together Capital Campaign to raise $9 million dollars for additions and and renovations continues, the Fox Cities YMCA just got a big boost.

On Tuesday, they announced that Appleton Scheels and the Scheels foundation donated $513,000 towards their goal.

"Scheels is proud to partner with an organization whose mission is so closely aligned with ours. We felt compelled to support the great work that the Y does in our community and the projects to be addressed with this campaign," Jeff Hogensen, store manager of the Appleton Scheels, said in a statement.

The campaign is to upgrade many of the facilities.

Appleton YMCA - Enhanced security of Child Care Area, enhanced Welcome Center and Member Services Area, Lower Lobby Service Area renovations and enhanced building accessibility

Fox West YMCA - New first-floor Wellness Center, gymnasium addition, second-floor multi-purpose space and wellness equipment upgrades, enhanced Member Service Area and new Playground.

Heart of the Valley YMCA - Family locker room expansions, Wellness Center and free weight expansion, Aerobic and Cycling Studio additions, wellness equipment upgrades and additional office space.

Neenah-Menasha YMCA-Locker room renovations, upgrades to Adventure Alley indoor child play area and wellness equipment.




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