When you donate to the PLYMOUTH FAMILY YMCA, you make Plymouth and surrounding communities better through programs focused on:
Girls On The Run®: $1000 sponsors 1 Girls on the Run®/STRIDE Team Girls on the Run® uses the power of running to help prepare girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living with interactive activities such as running, playing games and meaningful discussions culminating in a 5K run. Girls in third through eighth grades learn a greater self-awareness, a sense of achievement and team building skills to help them become strong and self-confident. The Y believes that every child should have the opportunity to participate. Scholarships are awarded so that no child is turned away due to inability to pay. Day Camp: $100 provides 1 week of Day Camp Day camp at the Y helps kids form new friendships, strengthen confidence and sharpen character. The Y is also working to close the achievement gap and reverse the trend of summer learning loss throughout Metro Detroit by including educational programs into all of our summer day camps. However, not all children have access to enriching summer experiences. The Y raises funds so everyone, regardless of income or background, has the ability to learn, grow and thrive at camp.
Service Learning:$250 provides Service Learning for 13 teens Y Volunteer Corps engages young people in service-learning projects that are challenging, rewarding and educational. Youth volunteers have an opportunity to make new friends and travel to new places all while helping others throughout the community. Monthly service opportunities are offered throughout the school year and summer months. The Y raises funds so all interested youth, regardless of income or background, have access to this wonderful opportunity to serve others.of what we can achieve by giving back together. Every dollar donated to the PLYMOUTH FAMILY YMCA has a lasting impact on the people of Plymouth and surrounding communities. Give today for a better us.