HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The YMCA Strong Communities Annual Support Campaign (ASC) is the YMCA's largest volunteer-driven campaigns, with over 1,000 volunteers soliciting donations to support the YMCA's mission of strengthening the community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
The campaign runs from February 1 to April 30 , 2012. Organizers are hoping to raise $960,000.
In partnership with the community, the YMCA works to ensure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background—has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. Campaign dollars provide kids a safe place to learn and grow before or after school; offer families opportunities to reconnect and grow together; and provide people of all backgrounds access to education and training to help them reach their full potential.
Last year, financial support made it possible for the YMCA of Honolulu to:
Last year the YMCA of Honolulu raised over $900,000 through the ASC campaign and distributed more than $1 million in financial aid. This year's 2012 campaign's goal is $960,000. On average, the Y of Honolulu impacts close to 100,000 individuals per year; on average, about 25% of these individuals receive some type of financial assistance.
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