THIS IS Y.
Every year, we launch our Annual Campaign to raise fund that can be put back into our community through service that support our mission: To improve the lives of thousands of people across Gaston County. Your financial support enables us to make a lasting impact in our focus areas of youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.
THIS IS Y it is so important to help kids succeed in school and outside the classroom, improve the health and well-being of children and adults, and enrich lives of people by bringing them together.
The Gaston County Family YMCA's cause is to strengthen our community, to reach more people, and to help all of our neighbors flourish. We want to ensure that everyone, regardless of age, income, or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive.
HELPING KIDS SUCCEED
The Y focuses on meeting the social, emotional, and academic needs of our young learners so they can grow into the leaders of tomorrow.
• Afterschool Program
• Parents' Morning Out
• Summer Day Camp
• Teen Leaders Club
• Safety Around Water
• Summer Meals Program
The Y aims to improve our community’s health and well-being by providing programs and activities that promote wellness, reduce the risk for disease, and help reclaim your health.
• Youth Sports
• Swim Lessons and Safety Around Water
• Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring
• Moving for Better Balance
BRINGING PEOPLE TOGETHER
The Y invites everyone to be part of our welcoming, supportive community. No matter where people live or their ability to pay, the Y is accessible and affordable. At the Y, our neighbors find a greater sense of purpose and belonging.
• Summer Meals Program
• Active Older Adults Programming
• Volunteering Opportunities
WAYS TO GIVE
You can contribute by way of a one-time gift, a monthly draft along with your Y membership, stock gifts, or making a pledge today to be invoiced at a later date when it is appropriate for you. We encourage everyone in the community to join our cause. When we all pitch in and help our neighbors, we make a meaningful, enduring impact on the lives of children and families and ultimately, strengthen our community.
WAYS TO VOLUNTEER
Volunteers are the lifeblood of our organization. Your hands do so much good for the heart. Each year we rely on more than XXX volunteers to donate over XXX hours to deliver meaningful programs and vital services in our community. Your volunteerism makes a difference in the lives of so many and helps the Gaston County Family YMCA save meaningful dollars in costs annually.