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To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirt, mind, and body for all.
At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. We believe that lasting personal and social change can only come about when we all work together to invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors. That's why we focus our work in three areas: youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
The Y’S Beliefs
We believe that when we devote our full strength to the Y’s mission and cause, work in partnership with others, and build on our history of innovation, we can address the most pressing issues of our time unlike any other organization.
We believe all people have potential.
We believe active and connected families make for active and connected communities.
We believe in a holistic approach to development, promoting healthy spirit, mind, and body.
We believe that in a diverse world, we are stronger when we are inclusive and our doors are open to all.
We believe in honoring our mission, living our cause, acting in accordance with our values, and placing the greater good above self.
Help Kids and Families Reach Their Full Potential.
All kids need is a safe and productive place to release their energy and discover their potential.
Where do kids go when there's no place to go?
What do they do when there's nothing to do?
Kids ill be kids, and idle hands will get to work one way or another, but if we give kind a place to go where they can be safe, where they can get curious, where they can be kids, then they're capable of amazing things. That place is the place.
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The Y is America's community space ----- recreation, education, nutrition, a place to belong, camp and outdoor exploration, character development and much more.