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.


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 and more, 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. 

Your donation will go to the YMCA nearest to the ZIP code that you provide unless you designate a specific YMCA or camp.

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 day camps across the country each year.

  • 5,700 distribution sites to fight food insecurity

    Ys served food across 5,700 distribution sites in 2021, including mobile deliveries, libraries, schools and other community hubs.

A Trusted Nonprofit Partner

YMCA of the USA is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. We believe in full financial transparency and we invite you to view our annual reports and 990 tax documents.



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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.