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We know that when we work together, we move individuals, families and communities forward. The Y responds to society's most pressing needs by developing innovative, community-based solutions to help those in need to reach their full potential. We are also committed to inspiring a spirit of service by uniting individuals from all walks of life to participate in and work for positive social change. The Y.™ For a better us.™
Volunteerism & Giving
More than 170 years ago, the Y was founded by a group of volunteers who wanted to improve their communities. Today, Y volunteers and our supporters remain at the heart of our organization. It is only through the support of our hundreds of thousands of volunteers and public and private donors that we are able to serve more people and deliver on our cause to strengthen community.
Togetherhood® is the Y's member-led volunteer service program. It activates Y members to work together to plan and lead service projects that respond to local community needs.
Togetherhood creates social change and demonstrates that we're a charity dedicated to strengthening community.
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.
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