In communities across the nation, the Y is a leading voice on health and well-being. With a mission centered on balance, the Y brings families closer together, encourages good health and fosters connections through fitness, sports, fun and shared interests. We also work at the forefront of some of the greatest health issues facing the United States today. From childhood obesity to diabetes prevention, Ys develop programs that provide enjoyable settings for physical exercise and offer practical and realistic means for people to monitor and maintain their progress towards healthy lifestyles. As a result, millions of youth, adults and families are receiving the support, guidance and resources they need to achieve greater health and well-being for their spirit, mind and body.