We often hear that it takes a village to raise a child. That’s exactly what the Bob and Kay Ackles YMCA Nanook House is there to do. Located in a Mount Pleasant, a community identified as one of the 11 most disadvantaged communities, in Vancouver, “Nanook” provides extra support for children and families so that kids can get the best start in life. With healthy snacks, a hot lunch program, and access to programs and services that help kids who have emotional and behaviour challenges, Nanook staff provide calm and consistent care. We know that healthy communities also need healthy adults so extra supports are made available to parents as they do their most important job--raising the next generation of kids. Nanook gives parents a larger family of people who care and understand.

To learn more about how you can donate to support Bob and Kay Ackles YMCA Nanook House please contact us at giving@gv.ymca.ca