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.

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.