Make an impact by being a part of the Attleboro Y’s 10th annual Spin-a-Thon on Saturday, March 11th!
Over the past decade, this annual event has grown from 20 Y friends in a cycle class … to a gym filled with 100 bikes and more than 400 Y members, friends, family, and community members riding together to raise funds for the Y’s Annual Campaign to strengthen our community!
THE 2017 SPIN-A-THON
The 2017 event will mark our 10th year of the Spin-a-Thon – and 150 years of the Attleboro Y. We hope you’ll join us!
Saturday, March 11, 2017
11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (Each Rider rides for one hour.)
Attleboro YMCA Downtown Branch
It doesn’t matter if you’re an avid cyclist or someone who’s never seen a bike. This day is about having fun, working up a sweat (a lot or a little – you decide), and making a difference.
As a Rider, you’ll join a team of 12 friends, family, and co-workers. For every hour, three of your teammates will ride together to keep your team’s bikes moving for four hours. Each team will work together to fundraise a total of $1,800—the equivalent of sending 10 kids to summer camp!
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All kids are welcome to participate in our Kids Spin to kick off the Attleboro Y’s Spin-a-Thon! Kids Spin is a fantastic way to empower kids that they can make an impact on the lives of others.
Participants can bring their own bikes to ride around our Spin-a-Thon Speedway, ride the Y’s stationary bikes, or mount their own bikes on our kid-sized training blocks.
While there is no fundraising requirement for the Kids Spin, we encourage kids to think about how they can help ensure that all kids have the same opportunities they’ve had. A young swimmer might set a goal to raise enough for a session of swim lessons for another child. A camper might try to send another child to camp for a day or two.
IMPACT OF THE SPIN-A-THON
By supporting the Y with your time, energy, and pledges, you help ensure a brighter future for the communities of Attleboro and Norton. Every gift to the Attleboro Y helps young people achieve their potential, empowers people of all ages to lead healthier lives, and strengthens the bonds of community.
Funds raised through the Y’s Annual Campaign have had a lasting impact on so many in the following ways over the last year alone:
- More than 200 low-income youth received scholarships to summer camp.
- 50 cancer survivors regained new strength of body and spirit through the free Livestrong at the YMCA program.
- 25 Multiple Sclerosis sufferers discovered new ways to cope with the effects of their disease through the Y’s free MS Strong program.
- Wellness programs and subsidized group memberships for youth and adults with developmental challenges.
- More than 2,000 people are able to be part of the Attleboro Y through subsidized memberships each year.
- The Y is able to expand its community outreach programs to youth throughout Attleboro and Norton.