Tell Us How the Y Has Made an Impact in Your Life

The Y is an organization focused on impacting human lives. We work hard daily to meet that goal and the payoff is immeasurable! We hear amazing stories every day about how people’s lives have been changed at the Y. We want to be able to share those powerful stories.

  • Do you have anything you would like to share with others?
  • What challenges has the Y helped you to overcome?
  • How has a Y activity or staff person made a difference in your life?
  • How has volunteering given you the opportunity to do good?
  • Why do you donate to the Y?
  • What activities were made possible to you by someone’s generous donation to the Y?
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By submitting my story, I hereby give the YMCA and its affiliates permission, at no charge, to use my story, including any and all text, quotes, photographs and other content, and additional photos and videos procured by the YMCA for marketing, in any medium, for any purpose consistent with the YMCA’s charitable mission. I give my permission for any of the above to be used in any form of marketing, including but not limited to in-branch, website, social media, mass media, direct mail, outdoor, in any area reached by the YMCA. Further, I represent and warrant that my story is true and correct, that I have obtained sufficient releases from all persons whose name, portrait, or picture is featured in any text or images in my story, and that my story does not infringe or otherwise violate the intellectual property rights, privacy rights, or publicity rights of any other person. The YMCA may follow up on my story submissions for more information during the selection process. I represent that I am over the age of eighteen (18) or that I am the parent or legal guardian of the minor child(ren) submitting this story and that I have read the foregoing and fully understand its contents. The YMCA is committed to protecting your privacy and will not disclose your personal information to any third party without consent.

Meet Other Members Who Are Passionate About the Y

My Y Kat

The biggest thing about the Y is that people get to know you and they care about you and what’s going on in your life.

My Y Veni

The Y is like family. So many of the people at the Y are good friends, and they have supported me through so much.

My Y Betke

This isn’t some ‘thing’ our family just does. It’s a place where our children

My Y Sally and Lew

It’s a question of supporting an institution that supports the community.

My Y Babu

I really like the Y because it provides social programs and child care for local families.