Shasta Family YMCA Receives $25,000 Donation from Redding Rotary

Shasta Family YMCA received a $25,000 donation from The Rotary Club of Redding to match a $25,000 challenge gift from Y member and philanthropist, Steve Woodrum.  The $50,000 is nearly 75% of the $70,000 needed to patch holes and resurface… Continue Reading


Shasta Family YMCA Awarded $20,000 Grant for Healthier Schools

The Shasta Family YMCA has received a $20,000 grant that will allow it to enhance its Healthier Schools Initiative. The grant will help the YMCA to enhance its contemporary group exercise in its three Healthier Students Initiative schools: Bella Vista… Continue Reading

Video/Essay Contest: How Does Your Family Create Healthy Habits?

Families are invited to enter a new KIXE family contest entitled, “Creating Healthy Habits.” Participants may submit their entries, in either an essay style or in a DVD format, showing how their family creates healthy habits. These habits can involve health and nutrition, along with best parenting practices, such as reading with your children and spending quality time. A panel of judges will be formed from the top sponsors of this contest, including: KIXE, Turtle Bay, the YMCA, the Redding Library, and Need 2 Speed. Families with at Continue Reading


KIXE Wins $10K to Promote Healthy Eating, Literacy

KIXE-TV in Redding has received a $10,000 grant from the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health for a project to promote healthy habits among children and families. Data indicate that about a quarter of children in the Redding area live… Continue Reading