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Suncoast CU pledges $250K to local YMCA
TAMPA, Fla. (6/18/14)--Suncoast Credit Union Foundation, the charitable arm of Tampa, Fla.-based Suncoast CU, with $5.7 billion in assets, announced a $250,000 capital campaign pledge to support development of the first-ever permanent facility of the YMCA of Suncoast, Citrus County.
 
The gift will be used to establish the Youth and Teen Center, a 1,000-square-foot after-school center for middle and high school students.
 
"With over 8,500 YMCA members in Citrus County, we felt it was our responsibility to support the YMCA in constructing a permanent space for children and teens," said Mary Tlachac, executive director of the Suncoast Credit Union Foundation. "This new space will allow members to come together to learn values and positive behaviors, healthy eating and exercise habits, and social responsibility."
 
The center will include skill-building and recreational opportunities, and will be staffed by positive, caring adults who are trained to work with adolescents.
 
Only 19% of U.S. children get 60 minutes of physical activity a day, according to the latest findings of the YMCA's Family Health Snapshot, a survey that gauges children's activity levels during the school year.


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