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The Madison Area YMCA Supported Chatham United Methodist Church in its Response to Aid Victims of Disasters

Dec 19, 2018

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Madison Area YMCA 
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For Immediate Release

 The Madison Area YMCA Supported Chatham United Methodist Church in its Response to Aid Victims of Disasters 

Flood Buckets w Rev Markay (2)

(L-R back row): Senior Pastor Rev. Jeff Markay of Chatham United Methodist Church; Madison Area YMCA Engagement Manager (Community, Member and Volunteer) Gwen Riddick; Madison Area YMCA Competitive Aquatics Director and Head Coach of the Mariners John Siegel; Madison Area YMCA Gymnastics and Y Ninja Gym Director Christina Lopez; Madison Area YMCA Group Exercise Coordinator Peggy Potter; Madison Area YMCA President and CEO Diane Mann  

(On ground): Gymnasts Chloe Thomas of Florham Park (front) Mina Liao of Chatham (back);

(Madison, NJ) December 19, 2018– The Madison Area YMCA recently supported Chatham United Methodist Church in its response to aid victims of disaster by filling “Flood Bucket” Cleaning Kits. 

The F.M. Kirby Children’s Center, the Rosettes gymnastics team, the Mariners swim team, the Y’s Teen Leaders, a LIVESTRONG at the YMCA class and a Zumba class helped fill buckets for those in need. The buckets contained essential items such as laundry detergent, household cleaner, dish soap, clotheslines, clothespins, sponges, scouring pads, scrub brushes, cleaning wipes, kitchen and work gloves, trash bags and dust masks. 

The community is invited to fill buckets and donate them directly to Chatham United Methodist Church for future disaster relief outreach. 

As a cause-driven charitable organization, the Madison Area YMCA believes everyone, regardless of age, income or background, should have the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. For more information about financial assistance or to make a donation, please call 973-822-YMCA (9622) or visit