Valparaiso Family YMCA Announces 2019 Annual Campaign Goal $337,000 – Starting With the YBASH on February 2, 2019

By: Valparaiso Family YMCA Last Updated: January 25, 2019

YMCA-logo-green-blueThe Valparaiso Family YMCA is pleased to announce that Julia Hess will serve as Chair for the Valparaiso Family YMCA Annual Campaign. The Annual Campaign assists the Y in providing scholarship assistance to low income individuals, those with disabilities, and social service agencies, so that everyone who seeks better health and well-being has access to the facilities and programs of the Valparaiso Family YMCA. It is the Mission of the Y that no individual be turned away due to the inability to pay.

In addition, the Valparaiso Family YMCA is pleased to announce that Susie Wireman and Courtney Williams will be serving as Co-chairs for this year’s “Jewels and Jeans” themed Y BASH to be held February 2, 2019 at the Market. The Y BASH is our premier fundraising event, featuring an extensive silent and live auction and fabulous hors d’oeuvres. Performing this year is 28 Days. Join us for a night of dining and dancing for a great cause. Attire is casual or wear your jewels and jeans! Tickets are available at the Y Courtesy Desk for $80 each.

Thank you for the generosity of the following sponsors in supporting this important event: Presenting Sponsor – St. Mary Medical Center, Gold Sponsor – UnitedHealthcare, Entertainment Sponsor – Urschel Laboratories, Hors d’oeuvres Sponsor – Electricians Local 531, Decor Sponsor – BMO Harris Bank, Dessert/Coffee Bar Sponsor – Family Express, and Live Auction Sponsor – Teachers Credit Union.

No matter who you are or what neighborhood you grew up in, the Y is a place for anyone who needs us. From college prep to safe spaces, we give everyone the opportunities they need to reach their full potential. Help build a better us. To make a gift to the Annual Campaign, or for information about YBASH, please contact Tracey McElree 219.462.4185, ext. 351 or

Thank you for making it possible for others to live, grow and thrive at the Y!