Key Facts and Figures

Tens of thousands of people bring about meaningful change every day across thousands of YMCAs. Take a closer look at some of the incredible numbers below to see the positive impact we can make when we join together.

Key Facts and Figures


The Y is a powerful organization serving kids, adults and families. Together, we’re committed to creating personal and social change—from nurturing the potential of kids, to improving the nation’s well-being, to advocating for our communities.


  • 2,650 YMCAs in the U.S.

  • 233,000 volunteers annually

  • 10,000 communities served across the country

  • 4 million children and teens served each year in the U.S.

  • 7 million adults served each year in the U.S.

  • 120 countries served worldwide

  • $986 million

    annual donations to Ys

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What our Numbers Represent

By working together on a local level, we facilitate positive change across the nation – and the world. Learn more about the impact of our reach.

  • Our U.S. Reach

    From small towns to big cities, Ys across the country support people from all walks of life.

  • Our Global Reach

    Ys in the U.S. partner with Ys around the world to address important social issues, provide resources and connect communities across the globe.

  • What We Do

    We create opportunities for people and communities to thrive.