Reid Martin

I am slowly recovering from 3 spinal surgeries and a long period of paralysis. A little over a year ago, my hands were becoming progressively numb and I was diagnosed with severe cervical stenosis. Left alone, it would lead to permanent paralysis. A lot of pain and work later I decided to register for the Run 4 Roo race. I saw my surgeon 2 days before the race. He gave me the all clear to go “slow & easy”. Continue reading Reid Martin


Deanna is an active 8th grader who enjoys cheerleading, volleyball, softball, dancing and shopping! Deanna attended YMCA Camp Weaver for the first time this past August. She was diagnosed with diabetes in 2013 and wears an insulin pump. Deanna’s mom, Kim, had no reservations about her health care needs when deciding to register for camp and said, “it was a great experience for Deanna”. The Y Camp staff were very attentive to her needs and made sure to monitor Deanna’s eating habits while she was at resident camp. Mom says “the staff at Camp Weaver did an excellent job in … Continue reading Deanna