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Thank You for Giving!

The YMCA of Greater Des Moines relies on the generosity of donors and volunteers to strengthen the fabric of our communities. When you get involved at the Y, you help promote positive change in the community we share. From a one-time or monthly donation to volunteering your time to coach a sports team, every contribution you make helps build a better us.

Our Purpose

Your contribution to the Y helps us achieve our commitment of strengthening our community.

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Y Stories

Learn how your contributions impact individuals in our community.

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Annual Campaign

Through our Annual Campaign, the Y is able to ensure all people have equal access to reach their full potential.

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Impacting Central Iowa

For over 150 years, the YMCA of Greater Des Moines has empowered communities by ensuring access to resources, relationships and opportunities for all to learn, grow and thrive.


People call our supportive housing campus home


Individuals given access through scholarships


People served in central Iowa

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