Facts & Figures

  • The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
  • The Y is a powerful association of men, women, and children committed to bringing about lasting personal and social change. With a focus on nurturing the potential of every child and teen, improving the nation’s health and well-being and providing opportunities to give back and support neighbors, the Y enables youth, adults, families and communities to be healthy, confident, connected and secure.
  • In the U.S., the Y is comprised of YMCA of the USA, a national resource office, and more than 2,600 YMCAs with approximately 20,000 fulltime staff and 500,000 volunteers in 10,000 communities across the country.
  • The Y engages 9 million youth and 12 million adults in 10,000 communities across the U.S.
  • Worldwide, the Y serves more than 45 million people in 124 countries. Ys across the U.S. play an integral role in strengthening the leadership and youth programs of the Y around the world.
  • Members, staff and volunteers of the Y include men, women and children of all ages and from all walks of life.
  • The Y offers programs, services and initiatives focused on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, according to the unique needs of the communities it engages.
  • The Y is accessible to all people.  Financial assistance is offered to individuals and families who cannot afford membership.
  • The Y is guided by four core values: caring, honesty, respect, responsibility.

Financial Information

Here you’ll find  the YMCA of Western Stark County’s IRS Form 990. (Form 990 is an annual reporting return that certain federally tax-exempt organizations must file with the IRS. It provides information on mission, programs and finances.)

Volunteer Board of Directors

Ed Whitmore, President - 2006

Kevin Noble - Vice President - 2011
(Scheeser-Buckley-Mayfield Inc)

Glen Weirich, Secretary - Pre 2001

Kathy Shultz, Treasurer - 2011
(Farmers National Bank - VP)

Dr William G Leffler - Pre 2001
(Leffler Family Dentistry Inc)

Richard Regula - 2002
(Stark County Commissioner / Mercy Medical)

Scott Crescenze - 2008
(Director of Renovations - Aultman Hospital)

Pat Winkhart - 2008
(Navarre Village Council - President Pro Tem)

Broc Bidlack - 2014
(Superintendent, Fairless Local Schools)

Jerry Gray - 2018
(Russell Products - Vice President)

Christopher A. Willoughby - 2020
(Key Private Bank - Relationship Manager)

Michael Bushman - 2020
(Beaver Constructors, Inc. - Project Manager)

Amy Hopkins - 2020
(FirstEnergy Corp - Regional External Affairs)