Better Us Campaign, 2019

$ 27 Million
Of Impact
660000
People Served
3 X
Help Us Multiply Our Impact In 2019

MULTIPLYING OUR IMPACT IN THE GREATER HOUSTON AREA


660,000 People Served, $27 million of community impact

• $7.8M Financial Assistance

• $6.3M YMCA Operation Backpack serving 126,000 youth

• $1.7M Immigration Services

• $410K in camperships and scholarships to YMCA Camp Cullen

• $361K Adaptive Programs

• 10% of all people in the Greater Houston Area were impacted by the Y in 2018

INCREASE SOCIAL EQUITY FOR ALL


• $6.6M in International Services, helping nearly 40,000 refugees and immigrants through resettlement programs since its inception

• $1.1M for teen programs including Y TEEN L.I.F.E., Youth in Government, mentoring, college readiness and service-learning

• $685K in Opportunity Centers including food pantries

IMPROVE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT


• $560K in Education Programs

• $491K in scholarships for Day Camps

• Power Scholars Academy™, a six-week summer program tackling summer learning loss in math and reading and fostering physical and social-emotional growth in low-income children

• A’STEAM: Educational program focused on arts, science engineering and math offered as an afterschool program without cost to schools with 30% or more free and reduced lunch

REDUCE CHRONIC DISEASE AND CHILDHOOD OBESITY


• $404K in Community Health classes offering education and support, focusing on specific chronic health issues (e.g., diabetes prevention) to help those in our community gain control of their wellness

• $115,000 in funding for Kamp K’aana, a childhood obesity camp

ELIMINATE DROWNING


• 4,633 kids learned lifesaving skills through the Y’s Safety Around Water program, which partnered with 161 apartments, school districts and community organizations in 2018

• 2,588 day campers received water safety education, and 1,387 of those children learned how to swim at least 10 feet to safety


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