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When you give to the Y, you support critical programs and services for young people, adults and families who need them the most. Find out more about the impact your donation makes and how you can donate today.

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You Make the Y Possible

As the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening communities, the Y relies on the support of neighbors like you to enable us to fulfill our commitments. From ensuring that kids receive nutritious meals through our Afterschool Meal Program, to teaching people life skills in our Safety Around Water program, your contributions allow everyone to access the resources and support they need.

Support the Y

Help give young people a chance at a better future, inspire healthy lifestyles for everyone and build vibrant communities right where you live, and beyond.

Corporate Partner & Foundations

Corporate Partners & Foundations

With help from our valued partners, we increase access to resources and opportunities from the ground up. Together, we can do even more to support our communities.

Our Impact

Your charitable contributions help make a big impact in the lives of so many people across the country. The numbers below speak for themselves.

  • 1 million kids learn to swim

    We teach more than a million children, especially those most at-risk of drowning, invaluable water safety and swimming skills each year.

  • 1,467 day camps

    Kids learn skills, develop character and make new friends at over 1,400 across the country each year.

  • 11,000 distribution sites to fight food insecurity

    From September 2020 through February 2021, 1,254 YMCAs distributed food across more than 11,000 distribution sites.

Support the Y


Join us as we work together to strengthen our communities.

  • Volunteer

    Give back to your community by participating in a community clean-up, coaching a team, teaching a class, joining a board and more. Explore all of our volunteer opportunities.

  • Advocate

    Take an active role in bringing about meaningful, lasting change for your family, friends and community. Advocate with the Y and make your voice heard.