The YMCA makes accessible the support and opportunities that empower people and communities to learn, grow and thrive. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the YMCA nurtures the potential of every youth and teen, improves the nation’s health and well-being, and provides opportunities to give back and support neighbors.
There is no other nonprofit quite like the YMCA. That’s because in 10,000 neighborhoods across the nation, we have the presence and partnerships to not just promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change.
- The YMCA is community centered. For nearly 160 years, we’ve been listening and responding to our communities.
- The YMCA brings people together. We connect people of all ages and backgrounds to bridge the gaps in community needs.
- The YMCA nurtures potential. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.
- The YMCA has local presence and national reach. We mobilize local communities to effect lasting, meaningful change.