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YMCA of Steuben County Mission Statement

"To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all."


The YMCA of Steuben County is a health and well-being organization who works with community partners to provide opportunities for all members of our community where we are changing lives for the better.

The Y MissionCore Values:

  • Caring: to demonstrate a sincere concern for others, for their needs and well-being.
    Related values: compassion, forgiveness, generosity, and kindness.
  • Honesty: to tell the truth, to demonstrate reliability and trustworthiness through actions that are in keeping with my stated positions and beliefs.
    Related values: integrity and fairness.
  • Respect: to treat others as I would want them to treat me, to value the worth of every person, including myself.
    Related values: acceptance, empathy, self-respect and tolerance.
  • Responsibility: to do what is right - what I ought to do, to be accountable for my choices of behavior and actions and my promises.
    Related values: commitment, courage, good health, service and citizenship.



The Y responds to world crises through fundraising, rebuilding and programs to rekindle hope in the affected communities.