Our Community Connections

Horizon Foundation

“Healthy U” program is a collaboration between the NJ State Alliance of YMCAs and the Horizon Foundation.  The foundation provided a grant to implement the program in our Before and After School Program and Preschool Program. “Healthy U” has a CATCH (Coordinated Approach To Child Health) curriculum developed by the University of Texas with the purpose of raising awareness about and prevent childhood obesity.  Funding received was used for staff training and to purchase equipment.  “Healthy U” is self-sustaining because the initial equipment purchased is still used and staff continues to train new staff on existing curriculum.

Hamilton Township School District

We partner with the Hamilton Township School District by providing the appropriate staff needed for all interested students to participate in our Before and After School Care.

Mercer County Office for the Disabled

Through a partnership with the Mercer County Office for the Disabled, we receive funding to continue to strengthen the community through our Diverse Abilities Program, which provides services and programs for individuals with disabilities.

Miracle League

Through a partnership with The Rotary Club of Robbinsville/Hamilton the Miracle League of Mercer County calls the Hamilton Area YMCA Branch home.  The Miracle League field provides individuals with disabilities the opportunity to play baseball on a 100% barrier free baseball field.

Learn more about Miracle League of Mercer County. 

New Jersey Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP)

As part of our commitment to strengthening our community, the Hamilton Area YMCA is proud to help connect our neighbors in Mercer County to the New Jersey Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP).

Individuals and families in need of food assistance to help make ends meet can find support right here at the Y. 

We’ve been named a “SNAP Navigator” by the New Jersey Department of Human Services (NJDHS) and our team can answer your questions about eligibility and screening, and help you apply for New Jersey SNAP benefits.

This free and confidential program support is generously funded by NJDHS. Learn more about this program.  

Shop Hamilton

We are an organization comprised of local businesses, including professional services, retailers, restaurants, healthcare providers, hotels and local media. Caring for our consumers is part of our nature, and fundamentally, we believe that we are stronger together when we do so. We are all part of the Hamilton community. Whether we are raising funds for a good cause, walking in a local parade, or simply joining in the fun at Oktoberfest, we believe that community matters. It matters because we live here, we work here, and we play here. You’ll see us while running errands, watching the kids play sports, or going for a walk in the park. For us, community is our life. Shop Hamilton is here to provide the community with a wide range of businesses in a local setting, to give the ultimate experience in world-class service, and to make a difference. Shop Hamilton -- Where YOU Matter!

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