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Joplin Family YMCA 'Buy the Y' Promotion
By Brad Douglas
JOPLIN, MO.--- Many people are regular members of the Joplin YMCA, and now you have a chance to "Buy the Y." The Joplin Family Y has started a "Buy the Y" promotion. For a donation of one dollar, five dollars or ten, you can help fund scholarships for low income families to pay for their memberships. The goal for this years campaign is $85,000 and the group has raised $30,000. The campaign ends on May 31st, so now is the time to step up and help.
"That's an easy way for them to make a very small donation, but they can feel like they are a part of giving out those important scholarships," said Lori Jones, Joplin Family Y.
A softball tournament will also be held in June to help raise money. If you'd like more information, you can call the YMCA at (417) 781-9622.