YMCA of Muncie Receives Transformative Investment from George and Frances Ball Foundation 

Artist rendering of new YMCA facility to be built.Artist rendering of new YMCA facility to be built.

By Kristen McConnell—

MUNCIE,  IN— The YMCA of Muncie is thrilled to announce a significant and transformative capital gift of $3 million from the George and Frances Ball Foundation. This generous contribution marks a milestone in the YMCA’s mission to strengthen the local community and enhance the lives of its residents.

“We are incredibly grateful to the George and Frances Ball Foundation for their unwavering commitment to our community’s wellbeing,” said Chad Zaucha, CEO of the YMCA of Muncie. “This transformative gift is a substantial investment in our new facility, ensuring we can better serve the needs of our community for generations to come.”

The YMCA of Muncie has a long-standing legacy of promoting health, wellness and community engagement. With the support of the George and Frances Ball Foundation, the YMCA will be able to reach even greater heights, making a profound impact on the lives of families, children, seniors and individuals from all walks of life.

The George and Frances Ball Foundation’s commitment to philanthropy has left a lasting legacy, and their investment in the YMCA of Muncie will undoubtedly shape the future of the community for years to come. The YMCA is dedicated to stewarding this generous gift responsibly and transparently, ensuring it aligns with their mission and vision.

According to Tom Kinghorn, the President and CEO of the George and Frances Ball Foundation, “George Ball and his family had a long history of supporting the YMCA of Muncie, and this new facility will not only provide physical upgrades, but more importantly provide a platform for more specialized programming for children and adults in our community.  By supporting the YMCA of Muncie in this transformative chapter, the George and Frances Ball Foundation will simultaneously continue the legacy of George, Frances, and Elisabeth Ball and invest in the future of our community.”

About the YMCA of Muncie

The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The YMCA of Muncie has served Delaware and Kosciusko Counties since 1881, with an excellent track record of providing quality mission driven programs that enrich the lives of all people in spirit, mind and body. Visit the Y online at www.muncieymca.org or on Social Media @YMCA of Muncie.


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