Fundraising Events

Fundraising Events


Help us celebrate the Norm Waitt Sr. YMCA by joining us for BBQ and Blues by the River, featuring incredible Midwestern BBQ, great music on the beautiful Anderson Dance Pavilion riverfront grounds.

We encourage you to join us for the party beginning at 5:30 PM. You will enjoy catering by Famous Dave’s BBQ as well as drinks throughout the night! All are welcome.

The “Blues” portion of the evening will feature live music through the night from the Chicago-based band, Mississippi Heat.

Thursday, September 10, 2020

5:30 – 8:30 PM

All proceeds benefit the Norm Waitt Sr. YMCA, a non-profit charitable organization whose cause is to strengthen the foundations of Siouxland through Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility.

Are you interested in being a sponsor for BBQ and Blues by the River? Email for more information.

The Norm Waitt Sr. YMCA is a not-for-profit, cause-driven, charitable organization. For more information on how you can help impact the Siouxland community with us, click here.


We’re proud to announce the 3rd annual Waitt-Vaughan Open to be held on Friday, September 11th, at the Sioux City Country Club!

Whether you would like to have a team or serve as a sponsor, this event is a wonderful opportunity to support the Norm Waitt Sr. YMCA.

We would like to formally invite you to be a part of this fun and exciting charity event, with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the Norm Waitt Sr. YMCA! Your participation provides critical Summer Camp scholarships, life-saving swimming lessons, health & nutrition classes, youth sports, diabetes exercise & prevention classes, CPR trainings and so much more to thousands of Siouxland individuals & families each and every year. But it takes a village to make it happen! And you can make a difference – join with a sponsorship [or team] today!

Not only are you helping change lives by giving Siouxlanders the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive, but you’re receiving awesome exposure by being affiliated with the best golf tournament in town – fully benefiting a local non-profit!

Please contact Hannah Hemingson with questions regarding this event.

Sioux City Country Club

Friday, September 11, 2020

11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

All proceeds benefit Norm Waitt Sr. YMCA.