Your Impact

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We can be here for you and your community now and in the future. But we can't do it without your support. Read and listen to the stories from our community.


When you give to YMCA Giving, you can...

  • Help youth like Simi rebuild their lives

    Every day, at-risk youth face barriers and struggle to find the support they need. Eight years ago, Simi was a single mother to a 3-month-old, living in a women's shelter, but thanks to the Y, she has rebuilt her life. 

    Read Her Story

  • Valentina in an alley, cleaning up debris with other YMCA participants.

    Building dreams and a better future for youth in Bogotá

    20-year-old Valentina has been through a lot as a young adult. Her parents were abusive and often fought in front of her and her younger sister. Thankfully, YMCA Bogotá was her saving grace.

    Read Her Story

  • Help make communities like Fort McMurray strong  

    Ahmed has been part of initiatives to provide relief in Fort McMurray following devastating natural disasters and now the pandemic. He shares how the Y has helped the community reach its full potential. 

    Read His Story

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Make an important gift today, and you can...


We want to hear your Y story!

If you have been impacted by a YMCA program or service and would like to share it with us, please complete a "My Story" form.

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