YMCA (Young Mens CHRISTIAN Association) Dumps Santa Claus

Pack your bags, Claus.

Officials at the the West Village Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) are defending a recent decision to replace Santa with Frosty the Snowman.
Santa is not inclusive enough.
The New York Daily News reported, via FOX Nation:

“It wasn’t replacing; it was transitioning,” said John Rappaport, executive director of the McBurney YMCA. “We realized that change is sometimes good, and that Frosty is a great winter character who would appeal to a broader number of kids.”

The decision to ditch Father Christmas came down from McBurney branch administration, not the Y’s Chicago headquarters.

A chilly reception greeted the news that the YMCA — an organization founded to spread Christian values in 1844 — was replacing the Christmas icon with a secular cartoon character.

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