Abney and others award $2.5 million check to Allegheny YMCA

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 7 – State Rep. Aerion A. Abney, D-Allegheny, presented a $2.5 million check to the Allegheny YMCA today alongside Mayor Ed Gainey, State Sens. Jay Costa and Wayne Fontana, and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald.

“This investment from the state will go a long way to improving the social fabric and quality of life for so many residents,” Abney said. “Thank you to all my colleagues for your leadership.”

The funds will be utilized for a number of renovations to the 96-year-old facility, including to its pool, kitchen, locker rooms, meetings rooms and utility systems and are made possible by the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program.