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YMCA OF GREATER OMAHA YESTERDAY TODAY TOMORROW 2016 COMMUNITY IMPACT REPORT
YMCA OF GREATER OMAHA  YESTERDAY. TODAY. TOMORROW. 2016 COMMUNITY IMPACT REPORT
The metro Omaha area is a unique diverse and growing community Though our city is developing we continue to face challenges that create a greater need than ever for the YMCA Vulnerable communities are seeing increased poverty leaving many families unable to provide for themselves Low income youth miss participating in team building sports young children lack educational development for future success and families are unable to focus on healthy lifestyles But where society falls short the YMCA of Greater Omaha steps in THE Y IS SO MUCH MORE THAN A GYM IT S A CAUSE DEDICATED TO YOUTH DEVELOPMENT HEALTHY LIVING AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY YMCA OF GREATER OMAHA LEADERSHIP Chris Tointon President CEO Lance Cohn Executive Vice President COO Rebecca Deterding Chief Financial Officer Matt Chadek Vice President of Property Management EVERY DAY WE WORK SIDE BY SIDE WITH OUR NEIGHBORS TO ENSURE THAT EVERYONE REGARDLESS OF AGE INCOME OR BACKGROUND HAS THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN GROW AND THRIVE Sha Foland Association Executive Director of Membership Wellness Angie Frederick Senior Vice President of Leadership Jenny Holweger Vice President of Program Development Jocelyn Houston Vice President of Marketing Communications Leo McIntosh Vice President of Iowa Council Bluffs Executive Director Cara Wiese 1 YMCA OF GREATER OMAHA www metroymca org Associate Vice President Financial Development
The metro Omaha area is a unique, diverse, and growing community. Though our city is developing, we continue to face chall...
OUR TEAM Here at the YMCA of Greater Omaha it s more than being part of a team It s being part of a family committed to a common cause to strengthen our community Our employees embody the mission of the Y in everything they do from greeting members as they walk through the door to teaching children shapes and letters to connecting with community leaders The Y is more than a place to work It s a place to belong LEARN MORE ABOUT THE YMCA OF GREATER OMAHA There s so much more to our Y than one might think From exercise to education from volleyball to volunteerism from preschool to preventive health the Y doesn t just strengthen our bodies it strengthens the community 2
OUR TEAM Here at the YMCA of Greater Omaha, it   s more than being part of a team. It   s being part of a family committed...
YOUTH DEVELOPMENT BUILDING TOMORROW S LEADERS TODAY Youth need positive adult and peer role models and they also need to feel physically and emotionally safe to thrive In 2016 nearly 28 000 metro Omaha children were directly impacted by our early learning centers swim lessons youth sports STEM programs before after school programs summer day camps and kindergarten readiness classes The impact we make on children s lives goes beyond providing a fun experience teaching a new skill or assisting with homework The Y gives youth the building blocks to become thriving engaged members of society SUMMER CAMP SUMMER CAMP INCREASES independence leadership adventurousness social skills LEARNING AT THE Y Children who attend preschool are more likely to attain more education have higher incomes and have increased learning capacity 617 557 IN 2016 young learners attended full or half day early learning programs IN 2016 97 of students in our after school programs learned teamwork leadership skills students filled the void before after school in our YMCA programs 97 of students in our after school programs feel hopeful about their future 96 of campers say camp helped them make friends 92 of campers say camp increased their self esteem READY IN 5 1919 699 IN 2016 YMCA summer campers developed new friendships 3 IN 2016 refugee parents children were prepared for kindergarten success through Ready in 5 YMCA OF GREATER OMAHA www metroymca org READY TO LEARN 140 IN 2016 caregivers youth learned how to make playtime educational through Ready to Learn 96 of caregivers report that they work on skills outside of the classroom because of Ready to Learn
YOUTH DEVELOPMENT BUILDING TOMORROW   S LEADERS TODAY  Youth need positive adult and peer role models, and they also need ...
REACH RISE IMAGINE MENTORING PROGRAM SCIENCE ADOLFO ART S STORY 1167 IN 2016 un served under served students engaged in STEM learning opportunities through Imagine Science a collaborative partnership with Boys Girls Club 4 H and Girls Inc Reach Rise is a one on one therapeutic mentoring program that serves Omaha s at risk youth Through positive support guidance friendship mentors not only influence the youth s current situation but impact their future as well Adolfo his younger brother relocated to the United States two years ago from Guatemala after the disappearance of their father the danger of local gangs They were eventually reunited with their mother began their new life in Omaha Due to the unique difficulties in his life Adolfo had difficultly relating to others He asked for a mentor so he could talk with someone about his experiences without adding extra stress to his mother s life In the year a half since meeting Art his mentor Adolfo has successfully transitioned from the Teen Literacy Center to South High School His attendance is perfect his grades are good He is a more confident young man who exudes joy He is looking toward a bright future When Adolfo arrived he was holding on to a lot of anger about things that happened in his past Since he has had a mentor he is a happier kid He has a better relationship with his brother is more respectful opens up more to me Art being in Adolfo s life has created positive changes in our entire family Adolfo s mother YMCA SUMMER CAMPS PROVIDE SUMMER FUN FOR EVERYONE 4
REACH   RISE  IMAGINE  MENTORING PROGRAM  SCIENCE  ADOLFO   ART   S STORY   1167 IN 2016  un-served   under-served student...
HEALTHY KIDS DAY In 2016 over 4 000 kids adults attended the FREE event presented by the YMCA of Greater Omaha the National Safety Council Nebraska 5 YMCA OF GREATER OMAHA www metroymca org Because of the Y I can write my name again Cheered 21 000 children in our youth sports programs as they developed new skills built teams D PPE 10 0 I U 00 Healthy Kids Day is the Y s national initiative to improve the health and well being of kids and families The Y supports families in their efforts to teach healthy habits and keep kids active learning preparing them for a brighter future Healthy Kids Day celebrates kids health and continues to teach healthy safe habits for kids and families encourage active play and inspire a lifetime love of physical activity My new goal was to figure out how to improve my life despite the new challenge of Parkinson s disease I knew there had to be more to life than watching TV all day After much research I found out about the Y s Delay the Disease DTD program and quickly enrolled EQ I was diagnosed with Parkinson s in 2013 while I was still working At first I was able to carry on but over the next two years the tremors became an issue and I knew it was time to retire ED 21 00 ER 0 BY BERT SAMSON CH E DELAY THE DISEASE Bert It was by far the best move I ve made I ve made countless friends in my class and a way to improve my life by working out I m not as fast or as good as some of the others but I work hard each week to add the challenge to my daily life My doctor is thrilled with the results and says to keep it up because it s working Thanks to the Y I can keep growing improving and slow down the Parkinson s This class has proved to me that I can do this Equipped 10 000 individuals with life saving knowledge healthy activity in our swim lessons
HEALTHY KIDS DAY      In 2016, over 4,000 kids   adults attended the FREE event presented by the YMCA of Greater Omaha   t...
HEALTHY LIVING IMPROVING THE OMAHA METRO S HEALTH WELL BEING Healthy living is much more than hitting the gym It s a lifestyle encouraged by maintaining wellness reducing risk of chronic disease reclaiming good health and improving quality of life The Y works to improve the health of our community and everyone in it by encouraging a culture of active healthy living for all children adults and families Our impact reaches far beyond our wellness centers We are proud to partner with like minded organizations including CHI Health and Live Well Omaha Our reach also extends into the outdoors with the Let s Move Outdoors initiative and Healthy Kids Day annual community event MEDICALLY BASED WELLNESS LIVESTRONG AT THE YMCA To date the YMCA of Greater Omaha has served over 500 individuals through the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program Of those participants the following have improved or maintained in the following categories 93 AEROBIC FUNCTION 96 STRENGTH DELAY THE DISEASE This evidence based fitness program from Ohio Health led by certified Delay the Disease personal trainers is designed to empower people with Parkinson s disease and other neurological conditions by optimizing their physical function helping to delay the progression of symptoms Research in the area of Parkinson s disease indicates that exercise has been shown to improve self confidence independence decrease the risk of falls minimize fatigue reduce rigidity improve mobility 80 FLEXIBILITY 90 BALANCE YMCA DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM This program is a CDC recognized lifestyle improvement program that empowers adults to make lifestyle changes that will improve their overall health and reduce their chance of developing diabetes Research by the National Institutes of Health has shown that programs like the YMCA s Diabetes Prevention Program reduce the number of new cases of diabetes by 58 overall and by 71 in individuals over age 60 Our 9 health wellness facilities close the exercise gap by supporting all people seeking a healthier lifestyle and greater well being by making healthy living easy accessible and affordable In 2016 93 191 Omaha area adults children made 1 4 MILLION visits to our wellness facilities 6
HEALTHY LIVING  IMPROVING THE OMAHA METRO   S HEALTH   WELL-BEING Healthy living is much more than hitting the gym. It   s...
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY GIVING BACK PROVIDING SUPPORT TO OUR NEIGHBORS The Y is here to elicit positive change in communities bring people together and give them opportunities to make a meaningful difference in their own lives and the lives of others Where some see obstacles within our most vulnerable communities we see opportunities Everyone is welcome at the Y VOLUNTEERS 2862 IN 2016 The success of the Y is due to a great group of volunteers Without the generous gift of their time participation and engagement we would not make the impact we do Our volunteers include board members coaches readers mentors and Strong Communities campaigners ANNUAL THANKSGIVING DINNER In 2016 more than 850 members of the community were treated to a Thanksgiving meal at the South YMCA Program Center Children experienced the center s game room a balloon artist a temporary tattoo station bounce houses a magic show in the theater and more Over 67 Y staff and members of the community donated their time at the event 7 YMCA OF GREATER OMAHA www metroymca org STUFF THE BUS We believe every student deserves the opportunity to succeed in school In 2016 the Y partnered with First National Bank WOWT to provide backpacks filled with supplies to students in need The community generously donated over 450 backpacks the supplies for grades kindergarten 12th The backpacks were distributed at an event at the South YMCA Program Center
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY GIVING BACK   PROVIDING SUPPORT TO OUR NEIGHBORS  The Y is here to elicit positive change in communi...
DONATE NOW The YMCA of Greater Omaha provided 1 7 MILLION STRONG COMMUNITIES CAMPAIGN FUNDRAISING AT THE YMCA At the Y no child family or adult is turned away We recognize in order for our community to succeed everyone needs an opportunity to become healthy confident connected and secure As part of our commitment the YMCA of Greater Omaha conducts the Strong Communities Campaign each year to raise funds that provide financial assistance to children families and individuals for Y programs and memberships We are honored to provide support to our community through services focused on critical areas such as child welfare community health classroom readiness quality of life and youth family services Support from donors and volunteers strengthen our impact in the community and change lives throughout the Omaha metro area in financial assistance in 2016 25 9 of our Y members are served by financial aid 18 460 IN 2016 individuals in the metro Omaha area were served through financial assistance 2621 470 Of the financial assistance provided 61 39 supported memberships supported youth programming like aquatics sports early learning and out of school programs IN 2016 individuals donated to the Strong Communities Campaign organizations donated to the Strong Communities Campaign corporation foundation or other 8
DONATE NOW   The YMCA of Greater Omaha provided   1.7 MILLION STRONG COMMUNITIES CAMPAIGN FUNDRAISING AT THE YMCA At the Y...
150 YEARS OF COMMUNITY IMPACT LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR HISTORY REMEMBERING OUR HISTORY 2016 marked 150 years of the YMCA of Greater Omaha listening and responding to our community Our anniversary gave us the opportunity to look fondly on the past celebrate our progress and look ambitiously toward the next 150 years beyond all while focusing on how to leave a lasting positive impact every day 941 310 420 13 100 members of the community were cheered as they lost a combined 9 978 pounds in our first ever community wide Weight Loss Challenge media stories increased our media footprint totaling 1 456 107 in publicity value with the help of a WOWT media partnership attended our Y150 Celebratory Gala at the CenturyLink Ballroom with swimmer Mark Spitz as the keynote speaker At the celebration Mayor Jean Stothert proclaimed October 2016 YMCA of Greater Omaha Month engaged supportive Y150 sponsors collaborated with the Y to impact our communities raising 308 000 with their generous support YMCA supporters marched strong in Omaha s annual St Patrick s Day parade to celebrate our 150 years of providing firsts 9 YMCA OF GREATER OMAHA www metroymca org YMCA OF GREATER OMAHA 150 YEARS OF PROVIDING FIRSTS Exhibit at the Durham Museum October 8 2016 January 8 2017 The YMCA of Greater Omaha s roots in the Omaha metropolitan area are woven into the fabric of the community Our historical impact in the areas of youth development healthy living and social responsibility were showcased with a three month long 100 linear foot exhibit at the Durham Museum
150 YEARS OF COMMUNITY IMPACT  LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR HISTORY   REMEMBERING OUR HISTORY  2016 marked 150 years of the YMCA o...
FINANCIAL REPORT 1425 ASSETS LIABILITIES YMCA of Greater Omaha employees supported our movement Contributed IN 2016 Purchased 9 578 035 7 225 858 in wages benefits in goods services 89 PROGRAM EFFICIENCY Current Assets 3 027 401 Investments 2 710 212 Land Buildings Equipment 24 435 902 Capital Campaign Cash Receivables 7 855 419 Construction in Progress 4 436 718 PUBLIC SUPPORT REVENUE LEARN MORE Total Assets 42 465 652 Accounts Payable Accrued Expenses 898 829 Deferred Revenue 624 631 Long term Obligations 9 329 161 National Organization Total 19 392 718 FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES Total Liabilities 10 852 621 of our budget is spent on the programs services we provide the community Program Fees 29 Membership Fees 53 Contributions Grants United Way 13 Investment Income Other 5 Net Assets Unrestricted 21 618 413 Net Assets Restricted 9 994 618 Total Net Assets 31 613 031 Total Liabilities Net Assets 42 465 652 Youth Development 38 Healthy Living 48 Social Responsibility 3 Fundraising 3 Management General 7 National Organization Support 1 Total 18 820 601 4 better than the 85 Y USA benchmark 2016 2015 54 387 54 620 59 787 2014 YMCA OF GREATER OMAHA MEMBERSHIP TOTALS 2014 2016 YMCA OF GREATER OMAHA BOARD OF DIRECTORS Arun Agarwal Sigrid Moylan Scott Vogt President of the Board White Lotus Group First National Bank CBSHOME Real Estate and HomeServices of Nebraska Cindy Alloway Community Leader Methodist Health System Alan Brodin Lori Scott Kiewit Building Group Inc Community Leader Dan Ertz David Sparks Access Bank American Airlines Retired USAF Craig Lefler John Thurber Mutual of Omaha Bank Grant Matthies Jeff Prochazka Demetrius Watson Union Pacific Railroad Patrick Flood Ex Officio Member and Y legal counsel Pansing Hogan Ernst Bachman Treasurer OPPD SilverStone Group 10
FINANCIAL REPORT  1425  ASSETS   LIABILITIES  YMCA of Greater Omaha employees supported our movement.  Contributed  IN 201...
The YMCA of Greater Omaha would not be able to do the work we do every day without the altruistic spirit of the Omaha community and incredible support of our neighbors and friends We send a heartfelt thank you to the supporters of the Y and are motivated by our shared vision as we work to strengthen our communities together 50 000 AND UP Collective for Youth The David Scott Foundation Kiewit Companies Foundation Lozier Foundation Peter Kiewit Foundation Sherwood Foundation Y USA 10 000 49 999 Alvine and Associates Inc Children s Hospital First National Bank of Omaha The Hawks Foundation HDR Inc Paul Barb Kenney Lincoln Financial Lutz Matrix Merck Mutual of Omaha Bank Northern Natural Gas Company Pacific Life Foundation Scheels UMB Bank Union Pacific Corporation Valmont Industries William and Ruth Scott Family Foundation 5 000 9 999 3M Foundation Inc Burlington Capital Foundation CHI Health Mercy City of Omaha Delta Air Lines Foundation Food Bank for the Heartland Lawlor s Custom Sportswear The Leland J Dorothy H Olson Charitable Foundation Methodist Hospital Midlands Community Foundation Mark Morris Omaha World Herald Company Parker Family Foundation Pinnacle Construction Inc John S Schuele Susan G Komen Union Pacific Corporation Give Plus Program Valmont Foundation Waitt Company 1 000 4 999 A E National Inc Aetna Foundation Arun Agarwal Agri Valley Farm Management LLC American National Bank America s Farmers Grow Communities Amy L Scott Family Foundation Daniel Anderson Aqua Chem Inc Ken Judy Argintean Amy Armbrust Arrow Towing Jeff Cristy Ballenger Bank of the West Bay Family Foundation Jolene Jeff Becher Bellino Fireworks Alan Anne Brodin Sue Brookhouser Doug Buchanan Scott Buchholz Diana Doug Burchett Central States Petroleum Cherry Ridge Construction CHI Midlands Hospital Medical Staff Children s Hospital Medical Center Citi Lance Carley Cohn Ronald Cook Council Bluffs Convention and Visitor Bureau Council Bluffs Savings Bank Crouch Recreational Design Inc William C Dana Nolan H Dankenbring Davden Inc John W Davis Ron Judy Davis Dermatologic Lab Supply Inc Terry Toni Diel Dixon Family Foundation DLR Group Jason Michelle Downing Edwards Auto Group Electric Company of Omaha Dan Heidi Ertz Eric Sarah Evans Tamera Fenske Firespring Ford Maggie Fischer Patrick Flood Randy Franks Angie Kurt Frederick Gary Kathy Gates Linda Tim Gergen Glenwood Lions Club Glenwood Optimist Club Glenwood State Bank The Glory Tabernacle Debbie Paul Grafelman Great Western Bank Thomas Susan Gregory Andrew Guill Hancock Dana PC JJ Matt Harvey Chuck Mary Haskell Hayden Lawn Care Robert Betty Hays Greg Heckman Cindy Scott Heider Chad Julie Henderson Maggie M Holub Jay Jenny Holweger The Hyde Family Foundation Iowa Western J S Realty LLC JL Cleaning Service Cherish L Johnette Kahler Dolce Mortuary Ke Flex Construction Vic Gutman Associates Robert C King Kiwanis Club of Omaha Kohl s Papillion Location Steven Konnath L F and Robyn Amis Fund Kelly Latimer Briggs Law Family Craig Lefler Jeff Erin Lenz Leo Nicole McIntosh Family Verlyn L Heureux The Lovings Family Grant Matthies Patrick Pam McCarville McGill Family Practice PC Thomas McGinn MD Annamaria Nagy McGinn MD Edward T Mcgonigal Rhodri W McNee Merck Partnership For Giving Sandra Merkel Methodist Physicians Clinic Trudy Richard Meyer James Meyers Mills County RAGBRAI Morgan Stanley Sigrid Moylan Duncan Rozanne Murphy Nutrient Agri Products The Office Cleaners Omaha Firefighters Local 385 Omaha World Herald Oriental Trading Company Inc Frank Robi Overhue Jason Papenfuss Jeanne Patrick Lindy Pfingsten Physicians Mutual Insurance Company Kellie William Pickett Pie Five Pizza Pinnacle Bank Pinnacle Bank of Papillion Pottwattamie County Community Foundation Premier Bank Al Pulk QLI Quinn Insurance Inc R L Craft Company RBC Capital Markets LLC Reruns R Fun Risa Robeski Chris Michelle Rochleau Rotary Club of Omaha Richard Sharon Royers Ruth A Sage Greg A Schwalb Richard Sharon Secor Security National Bank Seline Family Foundation Inc Shamrock Development Shanks Law Firm Michael Stephanie Sharp Sarah Shirmang Peter Silberstein Silverstone Group Ken Ann Stinson Marque A Snow Hugh Spellman Robert Stubblefield Student Transportaion SupplyWorks Suzanne and Walter Scott Foundation Chad W Swantz Swartzbaugh Farber Associates Inc Mark Debra Swirmicky Kathy J Tack AW CA Tauke Thermal Services Roy Janet Tiarks Chris Becca Tointon Alexis Unger Union Bank Trust Company UPS Foundation Valley Gathering Place Church The Vetter Foundation Scott Vogt Mark Elizabeth Wanning Scott Warner Wells Fargo Foundation Clarence Werner John Witzel Woodmen of the World Omaha Woodmen Life Insurance Jeffery Zdan Additional generous donors 250 and up are listed at metroymca org
The YMCA of Greater Omaha would not be able to do the work we do every day without the altruistic spirit of the Omaha comm...