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SHASTA FAMILY YMCA The Y.™ For a better us.™ 2018 BOARD OF DIRECTORS Chief Volunteer Officer David Tanner, Senior Program Manager The McConnell Foundation Vice CVO Liesl Schmidt, Regional President U. S. Bank Treasurer Nick Cutler, Chief Finance Officer Hill Country Community Clinic Secretary Cynthia Stephens, Owner Stephens Electrical, Inc. & SnL Group, Inc. Immediate Past CVO Dan Rossetto, Principal Nichols Melburg & Rossetto, Inc. Directors John Dues, Accountant John R. Dues, CPA Inc. Lance Jacobs, Associate Pastor Bethel Church Lucky Jesrani, Senior Deputy District Attorney Shasta Co. District Attorney’s Office Kristy Lanham, Personnel & Volunteer Coord. City of Redding Jim Milestone, Superintendent Whiskeytown National Recreation Area Matt Moseley, EVP - Chief Banking Officer Cornerstone Community Bank Brian Winstead, Superintendent Enterprise Elementary School District

SHASTA FAMILY YMCA 1155 N Court Street Redding, CA 96001 530-246-9622

TOGETHER WE CAN BUILD A BETTER US Strategic Priorities 2018



3 Priorities Building Youth Potential

Eliminating Health Disparities

Improving Water Safety

The Challenge

Shasta County ranks 50 out of 57 California counties in overall health.

Drowning is still the 2nd leading cause of death for children under age 14.

Youth in Shasta County suffer from high rates of childhood trauma and have very high entry rates into foster care. Many youth lack adequate safe places as well as opportunities for developing social-emotional skills and building character.

The Y’s Response

• Programs that build character, belonging and resilience - Y Club / Teen Accelerate - Camp McCumber - Afterschool Care - Camp Horizon - Preschool - Day Camps

Snapshots of Impact

• Power Scholars Academy (2018) • Infant / Toddler Care (2018)

• Diverse programs that embrace a holistic health approach - Prenatal Yoga - Homeschool PE - Youth fitness & enrichment - Enhance® Fitness (2018) - Corporate Wellness - Diabetes Prevention Program (2018)

The Y nurtures the potential of every child and teen.

For more than a workout. For a better us.

71% of the world is water. Children are 100% curious.




• Nearly 100 tweens/teens from all walks of life come to the Y to participate in our free Y Club after school for homework help, mentoring, and fun.

• Expectant mothers can participate in a free grant- and sponsorfunded Prenatal Yoga program at the Y, with the goal of promoting healthy moms and babies.

• Through the Y’s Principal Referral Program, educators are empowered with solutions to help meet the needs of students and families who are, or need to be, in our school-based programs. • 35 youth who live in local motels experience life on a level playing field and grasp the possibility of a brighter future, thanks to their time at the Y.

• Hundreds of community members receive need-based financial assistance to pursue better health. • Participants in the Good News Rescue Mission’s New Life Recovery Program receive 80% off their membership as they swap bad habits for good!

• The Y’s Safety Around Water program makes sure kids learn essential water safety skills, which opens up a world of possiblities. Through learning how to perform a sequenced set of skills, children reduce their risk of drowning, gaining confidence in and around water.

• 55 youth in foster care have the opportunity to “just be kids” during a week-long resident camp called Camp Horizon. Our goal is to serve 70 kids this year! • Hundreds of children who count on free or discounted meal programs at school continue to receive a free lunch during summer months at YMCA program sites! NEW IN 2018 • Serve 60 at-risk youth who have fallen behind in school through our Power Scholars Academy. • Offer licensed infant/toddler child care, a significant need expressed in our community.

• Generous financial assistance to ensure access to all • Memberships through community partnerships - Out & About Redding - Redding Rancheria - New Life Recovery Program - Homeschool & charter schools - Youth Homes

Populations most at risk of drowning are those living in low-income areas with high exposure to open water.

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• Generous financial assistance for youth programs • Free memberships for homeless or at-risk youth • YMCA sites for Seamless Summer Lunch Program

The Need

Shasta County data shows high levels of poverty, low education levels, poor health rankings, and high rates of obesity, diabetes, drug use, and suicide.

• YMCA instructors lead classes at the Redding Rancheria as part of the Tribal Council’s commitment to improving health outcomes in their community. NEW IN 2018 • Launch the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program, a small-group program that helps people with pre-diabetes eat healthier, increase their physical activity, and lose weight, which can delay or even prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes. • Implement Enhance Fitness, an evidence-based group exercise program for older adults that uses simple, easy-to-learn movements that motivate individuals (particularly those with arthritis) to stay active throughout their life.

Year-round swim lessons with licensed instructors Free Safety Around Water program Vouchers for free swim lessons First Grade Learn to Swim Cottonwood Community Swim Stewie the Duck water safety mascot Lifeguard and Junior Guard classes Mobile swim lessons to community sites (2018) Specialized swim lessons for youth with autism (2018)

• Each year, more than 300 first-graders from schools with the higheset “reduced and free lunches” receive free Safety Around Water instruction and swim lessons. • The Y manages the pool at West Cottonwood School each summer, providing the community with swim time in a safe, supervised environment. Swim lessons are free in all Y summer camps at Cottonwood School. NEW IN 2018 • Take Safety on the Water on the road, offering the program at sites in low-income areas. • Develop a customized curriculum for autistic youth and their caregivers, offering specialized Safety Around Water classes to this vulnerable population.

When you support the SHASTA FAMILY YMCA your gift • helps young people achieve their potential • empowers people of all ages to lead healthier lives • strengthens the bonds of community

Ways to Give Outright Gift or Pledge with Invoice Sign and return a pledge form telling us when you would like to be invoiced. We will be pleased to send you a friendly reminder along with a convenient business reply envelope.

Sustaining Donor contribution across the year. We’ll charge your credit card or membership draft monthly or quarterly—just provide details on your pledge form.

Matching Gifts Does your company have a matching gifts program? Attach your matching gift paperwork (generally available from your Human Resources Office) and we will do the rest.

Legacy Society The SHASTA FAMILY YMCA is pleased to honor those individuals who have made a planned gift or have made provisions in their estate plans to honor the Y.

Questions? We would love the opportunity to help! Please contact Becky Dominguez, Director of Development or 768-2184 for a confidential conversation.

Shasta Family YMCA Strategic Priorities 2018  
Shasta Family YMCA Strategic Priorities 2018