At the Y, everything we do is guided by our commitment to strengthen our communities. Learn more about how we have stepped up to help New Yorkers in need during COVID-19.

Our Impact in 2020

High school boy smiling in classroom

10,000 Students

Served through virtual Y Programming.
A Y staff member wearing a masks encourages a child playing a mask as she plays.

500 Children

Cared for in Emergency Childcare program.
YMCA instructor demonstrates push up


Of virtual health and wellness content.
Participants in an outdoor spin class ride their spin bikes at the YMCA.

3,305 Participants

In outdoor fitness classes since August launch.
A Y worker in a mask serves a meal to a recipient in a mask.

600 People

Served meals at Y food pantries.
A person in a mask does a virtual call with a senior.

21,800 Check-in Calls

to Y families and seniors.
A YMCA member wearing a mask gets her temperature checked by a Y staff member.

$2.1 Million

Raised for the Y's COVID-19 relief fund.
Entrance to Greenpoint YMCA in Brooklyn

1,200 New Yorkers

Sheltered in expanded Y temporary housing.
Dad and son lift weights at YMCA

75,000 New Yorkers

Educated about the 2020 Census.
YMCA instructor leading free citizenship preparation class

1,389 New Americans

Served through virtual learning, workshops, and legal services.

How You Can Help

As a community service and nonprofit organization, we can’t do this work alone. Please consider making a gift to the Y's Community Fund.