WHO WE ARE

Who We Are

The YMCA of Greater Toledo is an inclusive organization of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility.​

The Y is community centered. brings people together. nurtures potential. has local presence and global reach.

Our Mission

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

The Y is For All.

Inclusion Statement

The YMCA of Greater Toledo welcomes all. Together, we work to ensure that everyone, regardless of ability, age, cultural background, ethnicity, faith, gender, gender identity, ideology, income, national origin, race or sexual orientation, has the opportunity to reach their full potential with dignity. 

Our Cause

We know that lasting personal and social change comes about when we all work together. At the Y, strengthening community is our cause.

Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

Our Values

CARING

HONESTY

RESPECT

RESPONSIBILTIY

FAITH

AREAS OF FOCUS

The Y is a cause-driven organization that is for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. That’s because a strong community can only be achieved when we invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors.

Youth Development

Nurturing the Potential 
of Every Child and Teen. 

Healthy Living

Improving the Nation’s Health and 
Well-being.

Social Responsibility

Giving Back and 
Supporting Our Neighbors.

A Cause-driven Nonprofit

100% of our energy and resources (including all dollars earned from memberships and programs and dollars donated) are focused on strengthening neighborhoods and communities in Greater Toledo and SE Michigan.

Board of Trustees

Comprised of leaders from diverse backgrounds and experiences, members of our Board of Trustees are dedicated to propelling the Y's mission forward.

Annual Report

Donor funds strengthen communities in so many ways. We continuously recognize the importance of these funds – and we are committed to full financial transparency.

Our Leaders

Brad Toft

PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Mark Brunsman

CHIEF RESOURCE OFFICER

Casey Holck

SR. VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF OF OPERATIONS

Lesley Doria

VICE PRESIDENT OF CHILD CARE

Phil Platz

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Melissa Di Fiori

VICE PRESIDENT OF CAMPING

Gordon MacRitchie

CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Craig Palmer

VICE PRESIDENT OF FACILITIES

Shonna Moon

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP

Beth Deakins

HEALTHY LIVING DIRECTOR

Melanie Grohowski

DISTRICT VICE PRESIDENT 

Steve Shives

DISTRICT VICE PRESIDENT

Jason Trame

DISTRICT VICE PRESIDENT

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