OUR PROMISE STRENGTHENING THE FOUNDATIONS OF COMMUNITY The Y is a powerful association of men, women, and children ofPROMISE all ages and from all walks of life joined together by a shared passion: to strengthen the foundations of community. With a commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility, the Y ensures that PROOF every individual has access to the essentials needed to learn, grow, and thrive. Anchored in more than 10,000 neighborhoods around the country, the Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change. PAYOFF Though the world may be unpredictable, one thing remains certain – the Y is, and always will be, dedicated to building healthy, confident, connected 19 and secure children, adults, families, and communities.
OUR VOICENURTURINGTo care for, support, and help develop through encouragementGENUINETo be honest and open in relationships with othersHOPEFULTo take an optimistic or positive view of future outcomesDETERMINEDTo devote full strength and concentrated attention to the causeWELCOMINGTo accept neighbors eagerly, warmly, hospitably, and as equal participants20
OUR VALUESCARINGShow a sincere concern for othersHONESTYTruthful in what you say and doRESPECTFollow the golden ruleRESPONSIBILITYBe accountable for your promises and actionsFaithPutting our Christian principals into action21
WE’RE SIMPLIFYING OUR COMPLEXITY…CATEGORIES World Youth & Teen Sports & Community Health & Arts & Camping Family Childcare Aquatics Adult Internal Other Development Recreation Development Fitness Humanity & Outdoor Strengthening Programs & Scuba Development Departments & Resources Enrichment / InitiativesPROGRAMSINITIATIVESEVENTS 23
… BY GROUPING ALL THAT WE DO INTOTHREE AREAS OF FOCUSFOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENTNurturing the potential of everychild and teen.FOR HEALTHY LIVINGImproving the nation’s healthand well-being.FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITYGiving back and providingsupport to our neighbors24
9 years of Rapid GrowthCategories 2003 2011YMCA locations 4 12Early Childhood Ed Centers 2 5# of Members 3,000 48,000Membership Revenue $1,381,928 $7,856,829# of Staff 300 1330Annual Y partners $480,000 $1,445,750* Note: This assumes 100% familiarity with the new brand promise and excludes any new units comingfrom non-donors.
New Strategic PlanVision 2015-• Youth & Families Nurture the potential of every child and adult to strengthen the family and engage them for life.• Health & Well-being The Y will offer a path for all to live balanced, healthy lives in Spirit, Mind, and Body.• Member Engagement Create and sustain a member centric culture.• Expanding the Y’s Reach Establish a Y presence in all communities.• Staff Development Become the employer of choice in the San Antonio area by 2015.• Enhancing Mission Awareness Reinforce the Y’s image as a cause-driven, mission-based organization.
Areas of Focus for us:Youth Development- Early Childhood Education, Youth obesity prevention and intervention, sports and aquatic safetyHealthy Living- serving health seekers, partnering with the medical community on continuity of care and providing our own line of Diabetes prevention and intervention services, Livestrong and wounded warrior programsSocial Responsibility- Community wellness with our signature event of Siclovia,SA202, community partnerships and facilitation of brining more folks together to leverage our collective energy