As a leading cause-driven charity dedicated to nurturing the potential of all children and teens, improving Tampa Bay’s health and well-being and giving back and supporting our neighbors, the Tampa YMCA relies on local media to help us connect community members with the support and resources they need to be healthier, more confident, connected and secure.

At the Tampa Y, strengthening the foundations of community is our cause. We’re a leading voice on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, with staff serving as subject-matter experts in each of these areas of focus. We’re always willing to serve as a professional expert in related news stories.

If you’re a member of the media exploring a story about one of our YMCAs or a related topic, looking for photography or video opportunities in one of our branches or just searching for compelling story ideas, please contact Communications Director Lalita Llerena at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or 813-224-9622 ext. 1240. We’d love to hear from you!

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