The YMCA of Centre County has taken a stand against childhood hunger. In 2004, we began a Free Summer Lunch Program which provides meals to school age children throughout the summer. To date, we have served over 150,000 free meals. In 2014 we started a Backpack Weekend Food Program in the Philipsburg-Osceola Area School District which provides students food to eat over the weekend when they are not in school. By the end of the school year, over 140 backpacks were being sent home each weekend.

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  • 13th Annual polar bear PLUNGE

    Black Moshannon State Park

    Help us reach our goal of $60,000!

    December 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Gather your friends & family to take the plunge! The Polar Bear Plunge benefits the Y’s Open Doors and Backpack programs. The Open Doors program enables us to turn no one away for their inability to pay.

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    13th Annual polar bear PLUNGE
  • Stewards of Children

    Upcoming Trainings

    Registration Required / Limited Enrollment

    Stewards of Children is a prevention training program that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. All trainings are FREE and open to the public.

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    Stewards of Children