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the Cause

Throughout the metro, communities are stronger because of your generous donations. Watch these videos to see examples of how donations to the Y change lives for the better. Then share the cause. Share these videos with your friends and colleagues on social media to help increase our reach and impact.

The Y's Impact

Filling the Gaps

Thanks to the unwavering support of our members, volunteers and donors, the YMCA of Greater Kansas City has continued to provide people a lifeline for healthy living, youth development and social responsibility.

Your Support

Help Us Share the Cause

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. 

  • $30 provides a new American essential skills to thrive in our community
  • $55 helps a child learn life-saving skills through a session of swim lessons
  • $100 helps a child of any ability stay active and be part of a team through sports
  • $250 gives a family access to the Y for six months to improve social, mental and physical well-being  
  • $500 feeds 3 families of four for a week to help prevent hunger
  • $1,000 provides 5 kids a week of summer day camp to help them keep learning in the summer

Meeting Community Needs

With the help of donors like you, our Y has been able to make a transformational impact.

Icon of person with heart and dollar sign in middle. $1,369,635
$1,369,635 in financial assistance provided to 16,217 community members
Red icon of grocery bag with food. 488,746
488,746 pounds of food distributed to 60,045 people in need
Icon of two people swimming. 3,620
3,620 kids learned life-saving swim and water safety skills
Icon of people in circle holding hands. 7,542
7,542 kids supported in before and after school, day camp and Head Start
Icon of two blue hands together. 31,100
31,100 check-in calls to seniors to prevent social isolation
Icon of people around globe. 25,173
25,173 hours of service provided by 880 volunteers

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Help us increase our reach and impact by sharing these videos and causes with your friends and colleagues on social media. 

Annual Report

People of all ages grew stronger at the Y through membership, programs, volunteering and giving. Learn more on our Annual Report page. View our financials, donor recognition and leadership listing.

Download 2022 Impact Report

Download our 2022 impact report to see how together, we are building a better community.