Mission Viejo Swim Instructor Alec Modica

Alec Modica Swim Instructor: MISSION VIEJO FAMILY YMCA A graduate of Santa Margarita Catholic High School, Alec excelled in water polo and swim team. Alec has always shown YMCA’s core values of trust, respect, responsibility and caring. As a swim instructor, splash ball coach, and lifeguard, water safety is something Alec takes seriously and teaches…

Leading The Way With Philanthropy

Leading the way with philanthropy Mr. and Mrs. David K. Lamb The YMCA of Orange County is thankful for David and Pat Lamb’s ongoing and generous support of the YMCA of Orange County; donating more than $100,000 in the last five years alone to serve in-need Orange County families and individuals. David Lamb currently serves…

Helping Those in Need During the Holidays

HELPING NEIGHBORS IN NEED YMCA of Orange County Gives Holiday Gifts to Local Families in Need The YMCA continued its tradition of giving during the holiday season by collecting and delivering Holiday Care Bags filled with donated items such as home-made blankets, socks, scarves, games, notebooks, lotion, chapstick and other items that will help those…

Volunteers Stuff Hundreds of Christmas Stockings for Troops Overseas

OPERATION CHRISTMAS STOCKING A SUCCESSFUL MISSION YMCA of Orange County Stuffs Hundreds of Christmas Stockings for Troops Overseas The YMCA of Orange County has recently completed its annual Stockings for the Troops Christmas season campaign to send much needed items to our country’s military men and women currently serving overseas.  652 brightly colored stockings were…

Nutrition and Physical Activity Can Be Rewarding

DEVELOPING HEALTHIER YOUTH Orange County Children Learning That Nutrition and Physical Activity Can Be Rewarding Orange County, CA – The YMCA of Orange County is finishing another season of Earn a Bike, its growing health awareness program targeted at educating underserved elementary school students in proper nutrition and the importance of physical activity.  The most…

YMCA of Orange County to Renovate and Enhance Camp E.L.K. in Wrightwood, CA

A camp to call home YMCA of Orange County to Renovate and Enhance Camp E.L.K. in Wrightwood, CA The YMCA OF ORANGE COUNTY (YMCAOC) has recently acquired a resident camp in the Angeles National Forest, located near Wrightwood, CA. The Department of Forestry has approved the transition of the historical resident camp – Camp E.L.K.…

Theda and Tamblin Clark Smith Family Foundation Supports Afterschool Scholarships

Theda and Tamblin Clark Smith Family Foundation Supports Afterschool Scholarships Thank you Theda and Tamblin Clark Smith Family Foundation for your generous support of our financial aid program for before/afterschool childcare in the Newport/Huntington Beach Area!  Your support will give low-income parents peace of mind, knowing that their children have a safe place to learn,…