Rio 2016!

RIO Olympics 2016… It’s the 400-meter sprint with a field of 9 runners. All are neck and neck. They race to the finish line! Suddenly one Olympian overtakes of the rest, beating them by what might as well have been a mile. Everyone has had that experience of coming in far behind the winner, but it…

Announcing the Ypurchasing Member Portal!

Ypurchasing (YPG) is excited to announce that our new YMCA Member Portal. The Ypurchasing team has worked hard to produce a useful, secure member portal where Ypurchasing members can access useful resources about their membership, along with their individual YMCA group savings reports and audits. Members can use the forum to connect with other YMCA…

Rubicon Global Empowers Trash Startups

How This $500 Million Company Empowers Trash Startups The garbage industry is one that has yet to see major disruption. But one waste hauling startup, Rubicon Global, is rolling out a suite of tools to help independent haulers compete against big corporations. Rubicon Global aims to help change the industry. Read the full article. Partnering…

National Buying Group for YMCAs

Alliance Cost Containment (ACC), a cost reduction consulting firm, has launched a national buying group for YMCA organizations around the country. The purpose of the group is to leverage aggregate buying power and provide lower purchasing costs for member YMCAs. The new entity is known as Your Purchasing Group, or Ypurchasing. Ypurchasing came into being…