Our Y | Annual Support Campaign

Annual Support Campaign

Every year, your Missouri Valley Family YMCA provides more than $382,000 in wellness programs & services, that support the health & fitness of over 3,700 youth, seniors & families, right here in our community. With the support of area businesses, members & staff and individual donors, your Y offers outstanding opportunities that foster the full potential of our participants & create a stronger, safer, healthier Bismarck Mandan. Contact Amber Rae at amberrae.bernhardt@bismarckymca.org for more information. 


The Y is where our community gathers & where individuals grow & thrive. We work hard to meet the needs of everyone we serve, through programs that support health & wellness of youth, seniors & families. Your Y will never deny services to someone, regardless of their belief, background or financial status. 

We are for Youth Development

  • Safety Around Water: free swimming lessons to all area second graders
  • Adaptive Swim: free swimming lessons for children with Down Syndrome & Autism or other sensory disorders
  • Sports Scholarships: free or reduced registration fees for youth sports programs 
  • Youth Development Pass: free Y membership for area children grades K through 6
  • Childcare & Camp Scholarship: free or reduced tuition on Youth Development Center early education program
  • Strong Kids Challenge: free running/walking program to encourage physical activity for thrid graders in partnership with Bismarck Public Schools


We are for Healthy Living

  • Livestrong at the YMCA: free wellness program for cancer survivors 
  • Parkinson's Group Exercise: free fitness program for people with Parkinson's disease 
  • MStrong: free fitness program for people with Multiple Sclerosis
  • Primetime Wellness: free social program for seniors 

We are for Social Responsibility

  • Membership Financial Assistance: free or reduced membership fees to allow all individuals & families access to health & wellness opportunities, regardless of their ability to pay 


FriendS of the YMCA

  • $1-$99 donations receive recognition in our Annual Report.


  • $100 – $249 donations receive recognition on our Donor Wall & in our Annual Report.


  • $250 – $499 donations receive recognition on our Donor Wall & in our Annual Report.

Friends of Youth

  • $500 – $999 donations receive recognition on our Donor Wall & in our Annual Report.

ChairPERSON’s Round Table Member

  • $1,000-$2,499 – Community Builder
  • $2,500-$4,999 – Bronze
  • $5,000-$7,499 – Silver
  • $7,500-$9,999 – Gold
  • $10,000 & up – Platinum

Chairperson’s Round Table Members are proudly recognized with a plaque on our Donor Wall, in our Annual Report & on our website.

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