ASYMCA of El Paso is unique in that we have over 32 programs in 4 facilities focused on the areas of family enrichment, youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We support Fort Bliss, White Sands Missile Range, and Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico.
Some programs, events and activities we offer range from a STEAM curriculum at our Child Development Center, Operation Hero, Operation Little Learners, Back to School Bash, Thanksgiving Food Drive, Holiday Joy, and Operation Ride Home - partnered with Jack Daniels to help bring military families together for the holidays, and more!
In addition, our Junior Enlisted Family Center offers service members emergency assistance with household goods, clothing, and an emergency food pantry including diapers and wipes. Our Lodge provides extended stay for Active Duty military only such as though traveling or for military schooling and students in the Sergeant Major Academy.
Check out our programs:
A 10 week after-school program which facilitates a positive environment, encourages responsible behavior and provides a chance for military kids to build friendships and share common experiences while further developing their self-esteem and resilience.
OPERATION LITTLE LEARNERS
A family bonding program supporting early childhood social and cognitive development through positive interactions between parents and children using songs, stories and crafts.
Texas Rising Star Program
THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE
Active Duty Junior Enlisted Soldiers (E5 and below) and their families during the holidays, ASYMCA of El Paso provides a turkey and Thanksgiving meal to each family registered at no cost.
To Register & Learn More How You Can Help:
MISSION LIL ELF FEET
To spread holiday cheer to Fort Bliss, Mission Lil Elf Feet provides a brand-new pair of shoes to the children of Junior Enlisted military families.
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COOKIES WITH SANTA
Annual toy giveaway & pictures with Santa Claus hosted for military children.
To Register & How to Donate:
OPERATION RIDE HOME
Since 2011, Jack Daniel's and the Armed Services YMCA Operation Ride Home program has helped bring military families together for the holidays to spend time with their loved ones. Reconnecting military families during this special time of year is one small way Operation Ride Home is strengthening military families.
A program to families enduring a hardship whose children are in need of a coat for winter. Must register on Amilia for the Operation Noel program as well as complete and sign the registration's biography letter to return to the El Paso ASYMCA.