Berkshire Family YMCA is a 501(c)(3) cause-driven nonprofit organization whose mission is to put Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility into programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
The Y’s Commitment to America is developing new generations of changemakers who will create communities we all want to live in. We envision communities where all people achieve health, gain confidence, make connections and feel secure at every stage of life.
The Y is the leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community by connecting all people to their potential, purpose and each other. Working locally, we focus on empowering young people, improving health and well-being, and inspiring action in and across communities. By bringing together people from different backgrounds, perspectives and generations, we ensure that we all have access to the opportunities, relationships and resources necessary to learn, grow, and thrive.
CARING: Show a sincere concern for others
HONESTY: Be truthful in what you say and do
RESPECT: Treat each other as we’d all like to be treated
RESPONSIBILITY: Be accountable for your promises and actions
WELCOMING: We’re open to all and create spaces where you can be, belong and become
GENUINE: We value who you are and encourage you to be true to yourself and others
NURTURING: We’re with you on your path to reach your full potential
HOPEFUL: We believe in your ability to inspire a brighter tomorrow
DETERMINED: We work relentlessly to strengthen communities, starting with you
AREAS OF IMPACT
FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT: Empowering young people to reach their full potential
FOR HEALTHY LIVING: Improving individual and community well-being
FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Providing support and inspiring action in our communities