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Strengthening Communities

Youth
Development

Nurturing the potential of every child and teen
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Healthy
Living

Improving the nation's health and overall well-being
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Social Responsibility

Giving back and providing support to our neighbors
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Campaign Buzz

We’re spreading the word about how the Y is working for a better us. Get inspired about how the Y can change lives: Take a peek at what we are sharing this month!
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Campaign Film: "Zoe For President"


Zoe's running for president. Potentially. In 2064. From early education to career readiness, the Y gives all kids the opportunities they need to one day be president (if they want—no pressure). Give to support the Y’s quest to build a better us.
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Campaign Film: "Places"


Some communities lack the opportunity and resources they need to thrive. While the world only pays attention to these places when they make national news headlines, the Y is on the ground every day helping people break out of a cycle of poverty with safe spaces, mentorship programs, healthy meals, education and more.
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Campaign Film: "Idle Hands"


All kids need a safe and productive place to both release their energy and discover their potential. The Y is America’s community space—providing recreation, education, nutrition, a place to belong, camp and outdoor exploration, character development and more.
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Have you been tagged for our #potential photo challenge?

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Make a donation to the Y withn 48 hours!

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Post a favorite childhood photo to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram #potential.

3

Tag others into the challenge!
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Partners

Our partners share a commitment to helping kids and families reach their greatest potential. With their invaluable support, the Y can reach more people and communities with high impact programs and services that change lives. Together, we are building a better us.
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The Y is giving families and kids in need the support to help them thrive. You can help.