YOUNG MENS CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF VIRGINIAS BLUE RIDGE INC
PO BOX 2130, ROANOKE, VA 24009 www.ymcaroanoke.org

Total Revenue
$9,570,437
Total Expenses
$9,548,408
Net Assets
$22,653,723

Organizations Filed Purposes: TO PUT CHRISTIAN PRINCIPLES INTO PRACTICE THROUGH PROGRAMS THAT BUILD A HEALTHY, SPIRIT, MIND AND BODY FOR ALL.

AT THE YMCA OF VIRGINIA'S BLUE RIDGE, WE BELIEVE A STRONG COMMUNITY CAN ONLY BE ACHIEVED WHEN WE INVEST IN OUR KIDS, OUR HEALTH AND OUR NEIGHBORS. THAT'S WHY OUR ASSOCIATION OF MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN IS COMMITTED TO BRINGING ABOUT LASTING PERSONAL AND SOCIAL CHANGE BY FOCUSING ON NURTURING THE POTENTIAL OF CHILDREN, PROMOTING HEALTHY LIVING AND FOSTERING SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY. OUR POLICY OF WELCOMING PEOPLE OF ALL AGES, GENDERS, ETHNICITIES, FAITHS, ABILITIES AND BACKGROUNDS GIVES US THE OPPORTUNITY TO SERVE ONE OUT OF EVERY TEN PEOPLE IN VIRGINIA'S BLUE RIDGE. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IS OFFERED TO INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES WHO CANNOT AFFORD MEMBERSHIPS AND PROGRAMS. WE ARE A CAUSE-DRIVEN ORGANIZATION FOUNDED AND LED BY VOLUNTEERS FROM OUR COMMUNITY WHO SERVE ON OUR GOVERNING AND POLICY MAKING BOARDS AND AS MENTORS, COACHES, AND MORE.

HEALTHY LIVINGTHE YMCA FOCUSES ON HEALTHY LIVING BY ADVOCATING HEALTH AND WELL-BEING FROM THE INSIDE OUT - THE SPIRIT, MIND AND BODY. THE YMCA PROVIDES ABOUT 20,000 PEOPLE WITH RECREATIONAL AND FITNESS PROGRAMS THAT INCLUDE INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP EXERCISE, SWIMMING, SPORTS AND AGE-SPECIFIC RECREATIONS. IN 2018, WE PROVIDED $708,575, IN FIANANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR MEMBERSHIP, WELLNESS AND ACQUATICS PROGRAMS TO OVERCOME ECONOMIC BARRIERS TO PARTICIPATION. AS A PART OF THIS, WE PROVIDE AFFORDABLE MEMBERSHIPS TO WOMEN IN RECOVERY FROM OUR LOCAL RESCUE MISSION. THIS IS PARTICULARLY IMPORTANT AS OUR NATION STRUGGLES WITH AN OBESITY CRISES, FAMILIES STRUGGLE WITH WORK/LIFE BALANCE AND INDIVIDUALS SEARCH FOR PERSONAL FULFILLMENT. WE OFFER COMPLIMENTARY FITNESS ORIENTATIONS AND HEALTH ASSESSMENTS TO HELP MEMBERS SET GOALS TO IMPROVE THEIR HEALTH. IN COORDINATION WITH THE YMCA OF THE USA'S ACTIVATE AMERICA INITIATIVE, ALL YMCA PROGRAMS PROMOTE THE LONG-TERM HEALTH BENEFITS OF GOOD DIET AND REGULAR EXERCISE TO COMBAT OBESITY. WE BRING FAMILIES TOGETHER, OFFER SUPPORT, RECREATIONAL AND SOCIAL NETWORKS THAT BUILD RELATIONSHIPS AND STRENGTHEN BONDS. OUR PROGRAMS ARE ACCESSIBLE, AFFORDABLE AND OPEN TO ALL FAITHS, BACKGROUNDS, ABILITIES AND INCOME LEVELS. OUR Y SPLASH PROGRAM, IN COORDINATION WITH LOCAL SCHOOLS, IS HELD AT BOTH OUR KIRK AND SALEM FAMILY YMCAS GIVING SECOND GRADERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN WATER SAFETY AND PARTICIPATE IN SWIM INSTRUCTION. LAST YEAR, OVER 2,100 SECOND GRADERS TOOK PART IN THE PROGRAM, GAINING SELF-ESTEEM AND RESPONSIBILITY IN THE WATER. AT THE PROGRAM'S CONCLUSION, EACH CHILD IS TESTED FOR ABILITY TO SAVE HIS OR HER OWN LIFE IN DEEP WATER; THOSE WHO CANNOT PASS ARE PROVIDED WITH FREE SWIM LESSONS UNTIL HE OR SHE CAN PASS THE TEST. THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN, AND CONTINUES TO BE, SUCCESSFUL AS STUDENTS YEAR AFTER YEAR LOOK FORWARD TO PARTICIPATING IN DEVELOPING SKILLS FOR LIFE.OUR SWIM TEAM CONTINUES THE LEARNING FROM Y SPLASH WITH COMPETITIVE MEETS WHERE GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP IS UPHELD OVER WINNING AT ALL COST. IN 2018 OVER 200 INDIVIDUALS PARTICIPATED IN THIS IMPORTANT PROGRAM.

YOUTH DEVELOPMENTTHE YMCA IS A LEADER IN NURTURING THE POTENTIAL OF EVERY CHILD AND TEEN. EACH DAY, THE YMCA HELPS YOUNG PEOPLE DEEPEN POSITIVE VALUES, THEIR COMMITMENT TO SERVICE AND THEIR MOTIVATION TO LEARN. OUR YMCA YOUTH OUTREACH PROGRAMS SERVE MORE THAN 4,000 BOYS AND GIRLS FROM PRESCHOOL THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL EACH YEAR. MANY OF THESE YOUTH COME FROM LOW-INCOME NEIGHBORHOODS AND HOUSEHOLDS UNABLE TO PAY REGULAR MEMBERSHIP FEES, SO YMCA PROGRAMS ARE OFFERED AT REDUCED FEES OR AT NO COST. IN 2018, OVER $57,600 WAS PROVIDED TO NEEDY FAMILIES FOR THEIR CHILDREN TO PARTICIPATE IN PROGRAMS. THESE PROGRAMS INCLUDE TUTORING FOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT, STRUCTURED RECREATION AND SPORTS, AND MENTORING THAT STRESSES THE CHARACTER VALUES OF CARING, HONESTY, RESPECT AND RESPONSIBILITY.COMMUNITY LEADERS, INVOLVED IN AREA CHURCHES TOO, PROVIDE MENTORING THROUGH YOUTH SPORTS PROGRAMS. OPPORTUNITIES FOR EDUCATION AGAINST AIDS/HIV AND GANG PREVENTION/INTERVENTION ARE ALSO SHARED THROUGH "TEACHABLE" MOMENTS. YOUTH AND TEEN LEADERS CLUBS HELP TO GROW LEADERS FOR THE NEXT GENERATION, COMPLETING SERVICE PROJECTS IN OUR COMMUNITY AND FORMING BONDS WITH EACH OTHER AND POSITIVE ADULT ROLE MODELS.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITYOUR YMCA PROVIDES A VARIETY OF PROGRAMS TO DEVELOP EDUCATIONAL, SOCIAL AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS, AND WE PARTNER WITH OTHER COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS SUCH AS ROANOKE CITY, BOTETOURT COUNTY AND SALEM CITY SCHOOLS TO IDENTIFY AND RESPOND TO COMMUNITY NEEDS. IN 2018, WORKING PARENTS AND PARENTS FURTHERING THEIR EDUCATION ON A FULL-TIME BASIS WERE AWARDED ALMOST $26,000 IN FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR THEIR CHILDREN TO ATTEND Y AFTER SCHOOL. DURING THE 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR, THE YMCA IMPLEMENTED THE "ART WITH A COP" ENRICHMENT PROGRAM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE ROANOKE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT. THIS PROGRAM BRINGS POLICE OFFICERS INTO ROANOKE CITY Y AFTER SCHOOL SITES AND PROVIDES A SPACE FOR INTERACTION AND POSITIVE RELATIONSHIP BUILDING WITH ABOUT 250 Y AFTER SCHOOL PARTICIPANTS. THE EXPERIENCE PROVIDES MORE THAN JUST ASSISTANCE WITH ART PROJECTS; IT CREATES A FORUM FOR POLICE OFFICERS TO STRESS THE IMPORTANCE OF MUTUAL RESPECT AND CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT, BUILDING BRIDGES THAT WILL LAST A LIFETIME. THE YMCA AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM IS ONE OF THE LARGEST PROVIDERS OF SCHOOL-AGE CHILD CARE IN THE REGION. TWENTY SCHOOLS ARE SERVED THROUGHOUT VIRGINIA'S BLUE RIDGE WITH OVER 500 PRESCHOOL AND ELEMENTARY-AGE CHILDREN THROUGH WEEKDAY AFTERSCHOOL CARE PROGRAMS THAT STRESS ACADEMIC SUCCESS, STRUCTURED RECREATION AND MENTORING. MOST IMPORTANT, THE YMCA AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM ENABLES PARENTS TO HAVE A FEELING OF CONFIDENCE THAT THEIR CHILD IS BEING WELL CARED FOR.

Executives Listed on Filing

Total Salary includes financial earnings, benefits, and all related organization earnings listed on tax filing

NameTitleHours Per WeekTotal Salary
Mark JohnsonPRESIDENT/CEO40$145,000
Allison WatkinsCHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER40$93,500
Scott WilliamsCHIEF OPERATING OFFICER40$46,115
Joe CurranDIRECTOR2$0
Adam AlexanderDIRECTOR2$0
Kelly FujiwaraDIRECTOR2$0
Ryan MichalskiDIRECTOR2$0
David McgheeDIRECTOR2$0
Curtis ThompsonDIRECTOR2$0
Wyatt PoatsDIRECTOR2$0
Denise ScothornDIRECTOR2$0
John KilbyDIRECTOR2$0
Mike WrayDIRECTOR2$0
Lucas ThorntonDIRECTOR2$0
Kevin S MeadeDIRECTOR2$0
Richard MacherDIRECTOR2$0
Katherine KnopfDIRECTOR2$0
Nancy GoehringDIRECTOR2$0
Matthew S ChurchillDIRECTOR2$0
Allison BubarDIRECTOR2$0
Kevin BloomfieldDIRECTOR2$0
John BlantonDIRECTOR2$0
Rita D Bishop EddDIRECTOR2$0
W Lee Wilhelm IiiVICE-CHAIR3$0
George ZubrodTREASURER4$0
William SparrowSECRETARY3$0
Michael KempPAST CHAIR3$0
Rob Cassell JrVICE-CHAIR3$0
Brooke C RosenCHAIRMAN5$0

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