Eugene Family YMCA to Offer Warmth, Power to Those Without Due to Historic Snowfall
Feb. 28, 2019 – The Eugene Family YMCA has opened its doors to the
community to offer help to those affected by the historic snowfall in Lane
County throughout the past week.
The Eugene Family YMCA will be open through Sunday, March 3, to anyone
needing a warm place, a hot shower, power for charging a phone or
computer or simply a distraction from the monotony of being snowed in.
Unless otherwise noted on our Website, the Y is open from 5:30 a.m. to 10
p.m. Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 8
“Thousands in our community are without power and looking for a safe,
comfortable place to rest while emergency crews work to fix power lines,”
said Brian Steffen, CEO of the Eugene Family YMCA. “At the heart of the Y’s
mission is building and supporting community. We embrace this opportunity
to open our doors to help those in need.”
Typically, non-members would purchase day passes ($16 for families, $10
for adults, $3 for youth) for access to the Y. Donations to the Y are always
accepted to continue responding to changing community needs.