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2023 Annual Impact Fund Highlights

Your support of the Kernersville Family YMCA's Annual Impact Fund ensures the sustainability of life-changing programs and opportunities for all in our community.

THE COMMUNITY IMPACT OVER THE LAST YEAR: Because of you and your generosity we have distributed over $223,567 back to the Kernersville community and into YMCA programs.

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Before and After School Academy

We served 298 participants in our Before and After School programs and distributed $64,400 in financial scholarships.

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Bright Beginnings

We provided new school supplies and clothing to 150 students in the Kernersville community.

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Membership and Financial Scholarships

We awarded $119,000 in financial scholarships and currently have 8,692 members at the Kernersville Family YMCA.

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YMCA Camp Hanes

We served 2,177 youth in our Overnight Camp and 755 youth in our Day Camp programs this past summer at Camp Hanes! We provided $240,036 in financial assistance.

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Summer Day Camp

We served approximately 1,221 kids in our Summer Day Camp (K-5 and Teens) and distributed $22,503 in financial assistance.

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Evidence-Based Health Intervention Programs

In 2023, we have served 256 participants in our Evidence-based Health Intervention programs across the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina. The Annual Impact Fund provided $27,200 for programs like LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA (a free 12-week program for cancer survivors and their families).

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Reaching Our Potential

We served 36 teens from the Kernersville community in our Teen Referral Membership program. 498 teens across our Association are enrolled in this program for at-risk teens.

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Swim Lessons

We served 1,167 kids in our swim lessons program and provided $315 in financial assistance.

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268 volunteers serving 2,617 hours supported the Kernersville Family YMCA and the Kernersville community in 2023.

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Safety Around Water (SAW)

We served 126 participants in our Safety Around Water - a program that provides swim instruction and water safety to children from under-served communities at no cost.

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Youth Sports

We served 973 kids in our sports programs and awarded $1,164 in financial assistance.

2023 Annual Impact Fund Branch Goal: $140,000

Branch Raised in 2023: $153,627

Brand Awarded in 2023: $223,567

Our Mission: "Helping all people reach their God-given potential in spirit, mind and body."