What better way to make Christmas meaningful than with a gift from the Kishwaukee Family YMCA? You can be part of a growing holiday tradition by supporting those in need. Instead of material items, choose to honor your friends and loved ones with gifts that gives back to the community.
Receive a special ornament, holiday card and honor card to give as a gift when you sponsor a YMCA scholarship for someone in need.
Areas of support:
- LIVESTRONG at the YMCA: Give a cancer survivor the physical and emotional skills needed to lead the highest quality of life post cancer. This program is provided free of charge to cancer survivors.
Afterschool: Help a child in need have access to homework help, exercise and activities to help them explore and develop their interests and talents during the at-risk afterschool hours with a gift of Afterschool Care.
Youth Sports League: Help a child build skills and learn the importance of team work and good sportsmanship by donating a Youth Sports League Scholarship to play a season of basketball, soccer, flag football or hockey.
Swim Team (DCST): Foster a child’s enjoyment of swimming as a life-long activity and sport through skill improvement and achievement of personal goals through a month of participation on the DeKalb County Swim Team.
Senior Exercise Classes: Living healthy is about spirit, mind and body at every age and stage. Help a senior maintain their mobility, independence and minimize pain with a session of Senior Exercise. These classes help seniors gain strength to do everyday activities with ease.
Family Memberships: Through Y Memberships, families can foster new connections, bond with loved ones and participate in healthy activities together. Your support ensures that when times are tough the Y remains there to help families rise above their current situation. Your give will help provide one month of family membership.
Preschool Programs: Give a child access to an early learning environment designed to expand their imagination and encourage lifelong positive values through YMCA Preschool. Your gift will provide a month of preschool for a child in need.
Summer Day Camp: Help a child learn new skills, minimize summer learning loss and make life lon g memories in a safe, supervised environment through a full week of summer day camp.
Youth Swim Lesson: Give a child a lifelong safety skill that also provides years of exercise and self-confidence through the gift of Swim Lessons
Youth YMCA Membership: Living healthy is about spirit, mind and body at ever age and stage. Our Y is committed to helping youth learn, grow and thrive. Your gift will provide 3 months of membership to give a child in need a safe, healthy place to go.