SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

The generosity of others is at the core of the Y’s existence as a nonprofit. It is only through the support of our hundreds of thousands of volunteers and public and private donors that we are able to support and give back to the communities we engage.

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Y Garden

The mission of the Y Garden is to educate and involve the community in growing and learning about fresh produce and to promote healthy and active lifestyles through reconnecting individuals to the food they eat and grow. The garden abstains from pesticides and chemical fertilizers and uses only organically produced seeds.

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Give to the Y

Donate vital financial resources for nurturing the potential of kids, improving the nation's health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors.

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Volunteer at the Y

Take an active role in bringing about meaningful, enduring change right now in your own neighborhood. The generosity of others is at the core of our existence. It is only through the support of our hundreds of thousands of volunteers and public and private donors that we are able to give back to the communities we serve.

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Advocacy

We are a powerful ally and advocate for our communities. Our experience and strong relationships in 10,000 neighborhoods across the nation mean that we are able to organize grassroots efforts and influence public policy around a range of social issues including child welfare, education and public health.

Through advocacy at the local, state and federal levels, the Y is bringing families safe and affordable child care and afterschool options; making healthy choices available in communities to help prevent chronic disease; and ensuring that Ys have the ability to be a resource for healthy living, youth development and social responsibility in the communities they serve.

Lend Your Voice

The Y is a cause for strengthening community, working tirelessly to nurture the potential of kids, improve the nation’s health and well-being and give back and support our neighbors. When you advocate with the Y, you take an active role in bringing about meaningful, enduring change for your family, friends and community.

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