Where million children learn, grow and thrive every year.

From The Ground Up

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When communities get better, the world gets better. Discover how we positively impact the nation—and how you can help us—one neighborhood at a time.

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Visit any participating Y in the U.S. through membership at your "home" Y so you can reach your health and wellness goals wherever you live, work or travel.

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Hurricane Dorian brought devastation to the Bahamas, killing dozens and leaving hundreds missing and homeless. YMCA World Service is collecting donations for YMCA of Grand Bahama.

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News From the Y

October 2, 2019

My Y Story. YouTube series strikes viral video gold according to Forbes. Q&A with Y-USA CMO Valerie Waller. 

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September 25, 2019

"My Y Story" uses social media to bring attention to the stories of the Y's most influential alumni. Forbes takes a look. 

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September 23, 2019

Over 700 Ys across the U.S. celebrated Welcoming Week this month--Forbes highlighted some of the exciting events. 

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September 4, 2019

The Y is inspiring future generations to embrace STEM through year-round youth development programs.

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August 28, 2019

Romper talks with Lindsay Mondick, Senior Manager of Aquatics, to learn how often kids should take swim lessons. 

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August 18, 2019

For four days earlier this month, more than 3,000 representatives of the YMCA convened in London to celebrate 175 years of the organization's worldwide impact.

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