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Be the difference in their mental health.

Together, we can activate your organization’s mission to positively impact the development of your community and its children.

Create a community families are proud of

Improve member retention and recruitment

Increase funding success

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Your team has 20 kids...

  • 3 live in “food insecure” homes
  • 4 are abused or neglected in their homes
  • 7 are being bullied
  • 10 feel depressed, stressed, or anxious
  • 10 are behind grade level in at least one subject
  • 19-20 have experienced active shooter drills in school

Today’s kids deserve our best.

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500 Fist Bumps resonates deeply with the mission of the Ragsdale YMCA, as it emphasizes inclusivity, support, and the well-being of all individuals, perfectly reflecting our commitment to nurturing the potential of every child and fostering a sense of belonging within our community.

-Marlee Rindall, Executive Director, Ragsdale YMCA

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  1. Consult with Our Team
  2. Join our Community
  3. Implement in your Organization

Strategic Planning

Customizable Grant Templates

Leadership & Coach Scripts

Implementation Guide & Support

Press Release Media Kit

Custom Gear for Your Members & Teams

Online Leadership Community

Our Team


Father of Two

Soccer & Lacrosse Coach of 40 years

Full Professor, Public Health


Father of Three

Soccer Coach

Behavioral Researcher

Mental Health Counselor

Our Friends & Partners

Jeff Milroy, MPH

President, Center for

Athlete Well-being

UNC Greensboro

Marlee Rindall

Executive Director,

Ragsdale YMCA

Sadie Hebard

Assistant Coach

Ragsdale YMCA

6U United

Connie Jones, PhD

Associate Professor,


UNC Greensboro

Bill Steffen, EdD

Senior Staff Coach,

U.S. Soccer

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We’d love to hear your community needs

and how we can help support your culture.