The YMCA of Greater Omaha
Aug 15, 2018 12:02PM
By Sponsored Content
Mission statementTo put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.
Wish ListThe YMCA of Greater Omaha is always looking for volunteers to help strengthen the community, with a focus on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.Additionally, the Y’s annual Strong Communities Campaign is the perfect time to donate to a local YMCA.
- Free Community Day The first of every month
- Twin Rivers YMCA Freedom Run Sept. 9, 2018
- Sarpy YMCA Turkey Trot Nov. 22, 2018
- Healthy Kids Day at Stinson Park April 28, 2019
BackgroundThe YMCA of Greater Omaha’s cause is strengthening community. Every day, they work side-by-side with community residents to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income, or background has the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive. The Y believes lasting social change can only come about when people work together to invest in their kids, their health, and their neighbors. The Y is for a better community.
Brag LinesLast year, more than 4,100 households in the Omaha area received $1.7 million in financial assistance from the YMCA of Greater Omaha.
In the Omaha metro, 28,000 children came to the Y to learn how to swim, play sports, and advance their education in STEM camps and Early Learning Centers.
There are nine Ys strengthening community in the Omaha metro. Last year, 65,000 Omaha-area adults and children made 1.4 million visits to improve their health.
Pay it forwardThe success of the Y is thanks to a passionate group of volunteers. There are many different ways to get involved with a local Y. People can make an impact in many ways, whether that is by coaching a youth sports team or serving as a local YMCA board member.
To learn more about how to help strengthen the community, reach out to Cara Wiese at [email protected].
YMCA of Greater Omaha
430 S. 20th St. Omaha, NE 68102 402-977-4357 metroymca.org
The Big Give was published in the September/October 2018 edition of Omaha Magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.