"To put Christian principles into practice to improve the quality of life in our communities with programs and services that strengthen the spirit, mind, and body for all."
OUR CAUSE DEFINES US
We know that lasting personal and social change comes about when we all work together. That’s why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.
YOUTH DEVELOPMENT: Nurturing the potential of every child and teen.
HEALTHY LIVING: Improving the nation's health and well-being.
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Giving back and providing support to our neighbors.
Caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and faith
Our programs nurture the greatness in every child, promote well-being throughout the community, and give back to our neighbors in need. All of this work is rooted in our four core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. We interpret our Christian principles through our core values. We are an open and affirming association respectful of all people. We strive to create a safe and welcoming environment for people to feel comfortable.
The Y is a nonprofit like no other. We have the presence and partnerships to not just promise, but deliver positive change.
- We are community centered, listening and responding to our communities.
- We bring people together, connecting all people to bridge the gaps in community needs.
- We nurture potential, believing everyone should have the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.
- We have local presence, mobilizing communities to effect lasting, meaningful change.