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2020
Annual Report

Always
Here for You

When crisis gripped our community, the Y showed up.

The Y is the leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community by connecting all people to their potential, purpose and each other. Showing up and remaining the metro area’s go-to, reliable, experienced and engaged community resource is what the YMCA of Greater Kansas City has been doing since our inception in 1860.

It was not just a “COVID thing.” It is a “Y thing.” Even in the unknown times of 2020, the Y remained focused on community, families and our members, all while making a positive impact and improving peoples’ lives and well-being.

Our Promise

The YMCA of Greater Kansas City marked our 160th year of service in 2020. It was a year full of concern and many unknowns amid the COVID-19 crisis and social unrest. Here is a look at how we turned those unknowns into the knowns – by leveraging the resources and expertise we are known for.

Our Mission
The YMCA of Greater Kansas City, founded on Christian principles, is a charitable organization with an inclusive environment committed to enriching the quality of family, spiritual, social, mental and physical well-being.
Our Vision
People of all ages have access to the resources and experiences that provide safe passage through life’s many chapters ensuring a passport for life.
Our Tomorrow
Uncertainty remains. But the Y stands ready to continue to show up and serve the greatest needs of our community.

2020 Financials

Every dollar that supports the Y is used to deliver our vision so that people of all ages have access to the resources and experiences that provide safe passage through life’s many chapters ensuring a passport for life.

Total Public Support and Revenue 2020
Total Program Services and Allocated Expenses

Our Leadership

Thanks to our Board of Directors for volunteering their time to govern our Y. The YMCA of Greater Kansas City Board of Directors works closely with the senior leadership staff team to strengthen the community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

Thank You

Thanks to our donors! Your generous gifts help make sure all in need have the opportunity to grow stronger through Y programs and membership, regardless of their financial resources.

Our Impact

Every dollar donated to the Y has a lasting impact, right here in greater Kansas City. The Y passionately focuses on strengthening communities - bridging gaps of income, race, religion, age and more. But we can’t do it alone. With the support of generous donors like you, the Y provides everyone the opportunity to be healthy and thrive, to connect with others, and contribute to a better community.

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