65% of people experienced increased feelings of loneliness during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. We know that when our neighbors come together they live a longer life, experience better health and increased happiness. The Y makes accessible the support and opportunities for people to connect again in an environment that is inclusive and nurturing to the potential of every youth, teen, adult and senior regardless of their ability to pay.
828 members received financial assistance for health/well-being membership at the YMCA in 2020
OUR VISION FOR 2021
To open our doors and provide a safe, sanitized and secure place for an additional 233 of our neighbors
- Behavioral health continues to be a top priority in McLean County
- 1 in 5 children do not have someone to care for them after school
- 65% of adults in McLean County are overweight or obese
- 40% of individuals 65 or older live alone in the 61701 zip code