The Y provides wellness checks to senior ForeverWell members and shares information on programs to stay healthy and happy as well as to resources to help with housing, finances and more. In 2020 Y staff made over 137,832 wellness check calls to over 44,000 ForeverWell members. In 2021 the YMCA made over 71,000 engagement calls to seniors welcoming them to the be active and social in safe places with the Y. In 2022 we have continued to make over 24,000 calls to seniors to check in on them and see how we can support their wellbeing efforts. In 2022 we have had over 95,000 ForeverWell members participate in programs such as group and water exercise, pickleball, social groups like bingo, book club, knitting club, walking/hiking/biking clubs and more.
Through our Every Meal partnership, we have distributed over 131,000 meals thus far in 2022. From March 2020 through 2021, 1,378,757 meals were given out to our communities in partnership with United Health Group, Loaves and Fishes, Every Meal, Bix Produce, Appetite for Change and other local partners.
Our teams at the YMCA Neighborhood Centers support families by providing access to healthy foods, sharing educational resources and enrichment activities, and assisting with basic necessities, technology access and job support. YMCA Neighborhood Centers have met the needs of over 700 families and supported over 240 youth from March 2020 through May 2022.
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