Why Giving to the Y Matters

At the YMCA of Greater Seattle, we’re building a community where all people, especially the young, are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind and body. With a focus on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, the Y inspires people of all ages to be active and healthy, educated and engaged, building a stronger community for us all.

The Y is Working for a Better Us

Us is a foundation. Us is a bond. Us is a future. But right now, it feels like the bond is fraying. We need a place that can make us whole--where common ground is plenty, differences are assets, and opportunity is for all.

How Your Gift Makes a Difference

Addressing Critical Local Needs

Youth Development

Nurturing the potential of every child and teen

The Y nurtures the potential of every child and teen by supporting their unique youth development journey through holistic programming. From cradle to career, the Y provides youth with the tools and resources they need to succeed in life. Your generous donations help programs like camp, child care, education, leadership and more.

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Healthy Living

Improving our community's health and overall well being

The Y is where community thrives. Across King County, the Y is where people of all ages come together to laugh, learn, exercise and build their sense of community. Programs like Community Integrated Health are helped thanks to your generous donations.

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Social Responsibility

Giving back and providing support to our neighbors

We know that when we work together, we move individuals, families and communities forward. The Y responds to society’s most pressing needs by developing innovative, community-based solutions to help those in need to reach their full potential.

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