INVESTING IN OUR
VOLUNTEER ENGAGEMENT AND COLLABORATIONS
Mobilizing our community to effect lasting change
Our YMCAs throughout the county are locally driven by an ongoing assessment of community needs and governed by a local board of community volunteers. Program volunteers also provide valuable assistance in delivering our mission.
Number of Volunteers 1,321
The Y recognizes the importance of working together to create lasting social and personal change. We have the community’s trust to convene, partner and support community collaborations with schools, government agencies, faith-based organizations, businesses and others. In 2016 we worked with most of the school districts in Lake County, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Holden Arboretum, Lake-Geauga Educational Foundation, First Energy and so many more.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL IN LAKE COUNTY, OHIO
Giving everyone the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive
Children and Teens (1 – 17)
The Lake County Y provided 20,712 youth and teens a wide range of activities to nurture potential, including teen clubs, sports leagues, family nights and community service projects.
Our Y provided 2,489 families quality, affordable childcare and open all our programs to working families regardless of their income level.
The Y served 6,433 seniors in programs including SilverSneakers, arthritis exercise and social clubs ensure that older adults have every opportunity to connect with one another and engage in meaningful activities at every YMCA in Lake County.
Everyone is Welcome
We provide activities open to everyone in our community including free health fairs/screenings, physical activity programs, healthy kids events and more – valued at $84,000 in benefit to the community each year.
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INVESTING IN OUR KIDS, OUR HEALTH AND OUR NEIGHBORS
At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Strong communities don’t just happen, they’re the result of steady leadership and stewardship of strong values. That’s the Y. We make a difference by focusing on three key areas: youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. By investing in our kids, our health and our neighbors, the Lake County YMCA ensures that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to thrive.
Nurturing the potential of every child and teen
Academic Enrichment – Bridging the Achievement Gap
Improving the nation’s health and well-being
Giving back and providing support to our neighbors
Mental Health Assistance