The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living & social responsibility.
What We Do
The Y makes accessible the support & opportunities that empower people & communities to learn, grow & thrive. With a focus on youth development, healthy living & social responsibility, the Y nurtures the potential of every youth & teen, improves the nation’s health & well-being, & provides opportunities to give back & support neighbors.
How we do it
There is no other nonprofit quite like the Y. That’s because we have the presence & partnerships to not just promise, but to deliver, lasting personal & social change.
- The Y is community centered. For 125 years, we’ve been listening & responding to our communities.
- The Y brings people together. We connect people of all ages & backgrounds to bridge the gaps in community needs.
- The Y nurtures potential. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to learn, grow & thrive.
- The Y has local presence & national reach. We mobilize local communities to effect lasting, meaningful change.
The Y is, & always will be, dedicated to building healthy, confident, connected & secure children, adults, families & communities. Every day our impact is felt when an individual makes a healthy choice, when a mentor inspires a child & when a community comes together for the common good.