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YMCA Giving is our charity, and for over 100 years, the YMCA of Northern Alberta has transformed the place you live into a community. And today, more than ever, we all need the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

You make opportunities a reality by giving students who were suspended or temporarily expelled a second chance to get back into the classroom, by providing young adults with the chance to network with businesses in their community across Alberta, and by providing relief, recovery, and resilience-building for families and caregivers and so much more.

Thanks to our Y community across central and northern Alberta, we've been able to help many children, individuals and families over the past year reconnect, find belonging and create opportunities for everyone to thrive. 




Our Pillars

When you give to YMCA Giving, you can achieve your philanthropic goals while creating a positive and enduring change in our community. By selecting how you would like to direct your gift, you have the opportunity to impact one of four areas:

Thriving Kids

We want to ensure children and youth have a better chance to succeed in school and life. Help kids have the opportunity to thrive today.

Strong Communities

It’s at times like these that the YMCA remains deeply committed to doing what we do best: creating communities where everyone can connect, belong and thrive. Be the difference for people in your community.

Healthy Individuals and Families

Help families build resilience and access meaningful resources to create a safer, more positive environment for everyone.

Global Connections

You can give beyond our borders and make a real difference in the lives of children and youth at YMCA Bogotá and YMCA Ukraine. Make your local or international gift today.



Ways to Give


How to Give

Every donation you make to YMCA of Northern Alberta creates opportunities for children, youth, individuals and families across north and central Alberta to learn, grow and thrive.

Give today

Make a one-time or monthly gift to the Y conveniently online! In-person giving can also be done at any YMCA Health and Wellness Centre.

Wills & Estate Gifts

Make a lasting impact on your family and community by leaving a gift to YMCA of Northern Alberta Foundation through your estate plans.


Your gift can support child and youth programming, events and buildings across our Y with unique opportunities to be recognized for your gift.

Community Program Support

Together, we can work to end homelessness, ensure people in our community achieve better high school completion rates, develop the skills to achieve food security and create opportunities for everyone to belong.

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