The Family YMCA of Southeast Mississippi
United Way Health Partner
Who Are They?
The Family YMCA’s mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. There are a myriad of programs and services for children, teens, adults, families and active adults, many with a special emphasis on childcare and health enhancement. In addition, The Family Y provides recreational and social programs at no charge for those with special needs and mental disabilities. All programs at the Y are structured around the core values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and faith. The Family YMCA is a non-profit, charitable community-based organization committed to helping individuals grow in spirit, mind and body, regardless of financial circumstances. No one is turned anyone away due to an inability to pay. Financial assistance is available for all programs through funding from United Way of Southeast Mississippi, Partners with Youth Program and Friends of the Y.
What Does United Way's Funding Do?
United Way provides funding for a healthy lifestyles program, which is aimed at combatting childhood obesity, and for a group lifestyle balance program to help prevent diabetes in adults.
The Impact of Your United Way Investment
Thanks to United Way's financial assistance, children at The Y are learning to live healthy lifestyles and adults are becoming becoming healthier and lowering their risk of diabetes.
All types of volunteers are welcome from customer service to childcare to maintenance. In most cases the Family Y can accommodate most all volunteer inquiries.