Archive for September 2019

– Dorothy's Story

Dorothy’s Story

My name is Dorothy. I diagnosed with cancer in the middle of May 2018. I had a golfball-sized tumor in my uterus. Surgery was scheduled at the end of May and I needed several weeks to heal. I started chemotherapy which wasn’t that bad; I wasn’t sick, but it did make me very tired. After […]

– Dorothy's Story

Mark’s Story

I have always been very healthy and strong; I prided myself in that. In 2015, I was 62 years old, retired seven years from being an elementary school principal and very busy with my family. I was an 18th-century reenactor, president of my local historical society, vice president of a national reenacting group, working with […]

– Dorothy's Story

Marcia’s Story

UPDATE: It is with a heavy heart that we share Marcia’s passing on November 25, 2019. Her memory will live on in our organization, community, and beyond. We are proud and grateful to have known her. We encourage you to read her Survivor Story below. You can read her full obituary HERE. I am Marcia […]

August 2019 IMPACT!

September has arrived and with it a new school year! All of us at the Harrisburg Area YMCA hope you had a wonderful summer enjoying every bit of warm sunshine. During this time of year, our association is well underway transitioning to fall classes, programs, and school-age childcare. Throughout the 2019-2020 school year, youth in […]

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