Please join us for our inaugural Greater Valley YMCA Virtual Community Gala featuring our YMCA Champion Awards, Silent and Live Auction, impact mission moment and more!
Your support directly benefits our Financial Assistance, Free Community Programming and Mission-based work, including our:
- Free Community Meals Program, which served over 120,000 meals in 2020 and over 70,000 meals to date in 2021
- Allentown Warming Station for neighbors experiencing homelessness, which supported 229 unique individuals during our 2020-2021 Season
- Financial Assistance and subsidy programs for children, families and active older adults in programs like our quality Child Care, Youth Swim Lessons and much more!
"The Y has become family, honestly. I see them every day, I trust them with my kids and it's so community-based. The teachers care about my kids and my kids care about them. It feels like family." --Mom Bethanie S. on the importance of the Y's essential programs
During this year's Gala, we will be honoring the following Greater Valley YMCA Champion Award Winners:
Pennsylvania State Senator Mario Scavello, Association Advocate supporting the Y's expansion projects, local families and
youth education programs
Borough of Catasauqua, for support of the Y's Summer Enrichment Program in Catasauqua
City of Allentown, for support of the Y's Essential Service Programs in Allentown
Lehigh Township, for support of the Y's Summer Day Camp Program in Lehigh Township
Ms. Kathy Heller, for support of the Y through Volunteering and Community Service in Nazareth
R.K. Laros Foundation, for support of the Y's Early Childhood Education Program in Bethlehem
Tucker Silk Mill, for support of the Y's Free Community Meal Programs in Easton and Phillipsburg