Our Cause Defines Us
The YMCA of Central Ohio is transforming lives. We know that lasting personal and social change only happens when we work together. That’s why we’ve been inviting people to join us in strengthening our communities for more than a century. We’re only getting started. This isn’t just an invitation to go to or give to the Y. It’s an invitation to become a dynamic part of our mission.
Because we can’t build a better ‘Us’ without you. And by ‘Us,’ we mean all of us. We need YOU to help build a strong, connected community of people from all walks of life, committed to bringing Central Ohio closer together. Together, we’re building a better Us.
175,000+ Lives Were Transformed
By our YMCA through membership, program participation, volunteerism and community outreach.
We Are Transforming
1. Our Youth
Investing in the early, ongoing development and education of our children.
2. Our Families
Offering encouraging and safe spaces for families to grow closer together and thrive.
3. Our Health
Promoting community health and well-being – mind, body and spirit.
4. Our Homes
Eliminating homelessness in our region through transitional housing and supportive services.
Your Gift Transforms
Allows kids to make lifelong memories at overnight camp.
Provides the essentials for a mother's first apartment.
Encourages a family with membership assistance.
Helps those with chronic disease through specialty group programs.
Teaches a swimmer essential skills with one month of swim lessons.
Reconnects an active older adult to their community with a branch event.