WE MAKE A
OUR CHARITABLE CAUSE
The Penobscot Bay YMCA is driven by the desire to strengthen the foundations of our community. We do this
through programs and services that focus on Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility. Applying
the core values of caring, honesty, responsibility and respect to every activity, the Y strives each day to positively
impact those living in our service area.
Adrienne Gallant, Let's Go! 5-2-1-0 Coordinator, offers a great example of this. Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0 is a nationally
recognized childhood obesity prevention program that works to increase physical activity and healthy eating for
children and teenagers. Over the past two years the Penobscot Bay YMCA has implemented the Let’s Go! message
(5 or more fruits and vegetables, 2 hours or less of recreational screen time, 1 hour or more of physical activity and
0 sugary drinks, more water and low fat milk a day) through several excellent programs for kids.
"We have enjoyed our partnership with the Y and look forward to continuing our work in Knox County through this
Each day, more than 1,000 people come to the Y: young children, teens, adults, families and senior citizens all find
programs and services that impact their daily lives in a positive way.