YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago

About YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago







The YMCA is the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.





The Y makes accessible the support and opportunities that empower people and communities to learn, grow and thrive.  With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y nurtures the potential of every youth and teen, improves the nation’s health and well-being and provides opportunities to give back and support neighbors. In neighborhoods across Chicagoland, we have the presence and partnerships to not just promise, but deliver, positive change.

• The Y is community centered.  For more than 150 years, we’ve been listening and responding to our communities.

• The Y brings people together.  We connect people of all ages and backgrounds to bridge the gaps in community needs.

• The Y nurtures potential.  We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

• The Y mobilizes local communities to effect lasting, meaningful change.

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