THE NATION'S 2,686 YMCAs respond to critical social needs by drawing on our collective strength as of one of the largest not-for-profit community service organizations in the United States. Today's YMCAs serve thousands of U.S. communities, uniting 21 million children and adults of all ages, races, faiths, backgrounds, abilities and income levels. Our reach and impact can be seen in the millions of lives we touch every year. Across the nation, YMCAs are committed to helping: Children and youth deepen positive values, their commitment to service and their motivation to learn; Families build stronger bonds, spend time together and become more engaged with their communities; Individuals strengthen their spiritual, mental and physical well-being.
Our mission is to put christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.