Cicero, Child Care Participant

A Safe, Fun and Enriching Environment

Cicero attends the YMCA before and after school child care program at Discovery Elementary.

“I have to be at work at 8 am, but Cicero wants me to take him to the YMCA earlier because he likes it so much,” says Cicero’s grandmother, Karen Taylor.

“He gets his homework done and I always know that he’s safe there. If it wasn’t for the Y, it would be really hard for me.”

“I get to play ball, build things, and do art,” says Cicero. “The staff are cool and everyone is fun!”


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