about the ymca
The Y is in our community to give everyone an opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has access to Y programs that make people healthy, confident and connected.
When you join, volunteer or donate to the Y, your support has a meaningful, enduring impact right in your own neighborhood. We believe that lasting personal and social change can only come about when we all work together. That’s why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause. The Y is a nonprofit like no other. That’s because in 10,000 neighborhoods across the nation, we have the presence and partnerships to not just promise, but deliver, positive change. The Y is community centered. For over 160 years, we’ve been listening and responding to our communities.The Y brings people together. We connect people of all ages and backgrounds to bridge the gaps in community needs.The Y nurtures potential. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. The Y has local presence and global reach. We mobilize local communities to effect lasting, meaningful change.
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