As an organization with more than a century of experience in caring for our community, the Valley of the Sun YMCA responds quickly to these challenges; creatively expanding our programs to meet our community when, where and how we are needed most.

Thanks to the generous support of our donors, we can continue to ensure the health, safety and well-being of every YMCA child and family. We are working to pave the way for a bright future to all of our community no matter their age, race, gender or socioeconomic status.

 
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ADVANCING CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT

Y programs are committed to executing experiences rich in social/emotional learning because youth do better when they have supportive adults nurturing their potential.

In 2022, the Y will:

  • Provide financial assistance for low-income families to access a high quality preschool program

 

DROWNING PREVENTION

Y programs provide critical safety around water knowledge and teach swimming skills for youth and adults.

In 2022, the Y will:

  • Provide 150 swim lessons for Mesa youth free of charge

 

STRENGTHENING FAMILIES

Y programs support parents in creating stronger families to lower child poverty, reduce social-isolation, increase positive health outcomes, and increase family income.

In 2022, the Y will:

  • Provide single parent families with a Y membership

 

DEVELOPING COMMUNITY LEADERS

Y programs provide experiences that build a sense of belonging and welcome young people to develop their self-identity.

In 2022, the Y will:

  • Provide scholarships for at-risk youth to participate in youth sports programs
  • Provide 15 youth with a scholarship to participate on swim team

 


The Ross Farnsworth – East Valley Family YMCA depends on your support to serve those who need us most. With your help, we can continue to provide financial assistance for programs and services like these for our most vulnerable populations. We invite you to join our work, pledge or donate today!