When you give to the Y, you continue to strengthen your community and move us all forward. As central Iowa's leading nonprofit for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y uses your gift to make a meaningful, enduring impact right in your own neighborhood.
The Y has been and is the Charity of Choice for so many because every dollar, every penny of your donation goes directly toward continuing the programs that have been proven to make a difference in our community. For over 140 years, the YMCA has been instrumental in addressing community needs.
Central Iowa’s future depends on the strength of our children. That’s why the YMCA provides programs that help build assets in youth. All YMCA programs strive to: