The Y is New York City’s leading nonprofit community service and wellness organization. Learn more about the positive impact the Y is making in the lives of New Yorkers.


Download our two-page Branch Guide to view a list of some key YMCA community services and programs that are making a positive impact in NYC today. 

Branch Guide

Our Impact in 2021

High school boy smiling in classroom

10,180 Youth

Served through Summer Rising and Summer Day Camp.
YMCA instructor demonstrates push up


Of virtual health and wellness content.
A Y worker in a mask serves a meal to a recipient in a mask.

13,721 People

Served by Y Community Market food pantries.
Entrance to Greenpoint YMCA in Brooklyn

1,200 New Yorkers

Sheltered in expanded Y temporary housing.
YMCA instructor leading free citizenship preparation class

1,558 New Americans

Served through job training, workshops, and legal services.
YMCA Rowe Scholars celebrate their college choices

95% of Rowe Scholars

Matriculated into college.

9,653 New Yorkers

Water fitness class
Learned to swim and develop life-saving water safety skills through Y aquatics programs.

95,681 Vaccinations

A man in a mask after getting the Covid-19 Vaccine
Delivered at YMCA Vaccination Centers.

10,180 Youth

summer camp girl on climbing wall waving
Served at Y Summer Rising and Summer Day Camp

How You Can Help

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