Stories of Impact


You are bringing people together by donating to the YMCA.

Nowhere else does such a diverse group of individuals come together to lift each other up than at the local Y.

Check out some stories about how the YMCA is keeping everyone in your community healthy, happy, and safe!

Then, go to to donate and become a Sustaining Member so you can make more stories like these a reality for your friends and neighbors!


Our staff make sure that no children are victims of drowning through Safety Around Water.

Watch this video to hear from our staff how you’re making a difference in the lives of local kids!


Julen never thought he would learn how to swim, but now he’s on our swim team!

Hear from him and his mother how the YMCA prepares kids to thrive in the water!


Karen didn’t know how she was going to make it through cancer treatments, until she found LIVESTRONG at the YMCA!

Listen to her story to learn how the Y walks alongside people on some of the hardest journeys of their lives!

Now that you’ve seen how much a difference you make when you donate to the YMCA, will you consider becoming a Sustaining Member and giving to our mission work?