Nicole Kinney wrote -Come bike for the tykes at United Way’s Emerging Leaders Society Spin for Kids - a spin-a-thon to benefit United Way Community Investment, funding programs and initiatives that help children succeed in school and in life. Adults of all ages are welcome! Where: Wilson-Gray YMCA Youth and Family Center, 444 Albany Avenue, Hartford Why: DO SOMETHING BIG, PHYSICAL AND PHILANTHROPIC. Help children succeed academically and in life! Join us in providing opportunities for quality education and create positive, lasting change in our community. Click here to watch a video and find out how your dollars make a difference. Last year, through gifts directly to United Way Community Investment, 4,600 youth improved skills, such as study skills, needed for academic success.