As an organization with more than a century of experience in caring for our community, the Valley of the Sun YMCA responds quickly to these challenges; creatively expanding our programs to meet our community when, where and how we are needed most.

Thanks to the generous support of our donors, we can continue to ensure the health, safety and well-being of every YMCA child and family. We are working to pave the way for a bright future to all of our community no matter their age, race, gender or socioeconomic status.

2024 Goals

Y programs provide safe spaces to allow teens and young adults to build a sense of belonging and develop their self-identity.

In 2024, the Y will:

  • Provide 60 young adults with leadership programs that will teach civic engagement, workforce readiness, community service and life skills.

Y programs provide experiences rich in social and emotional learning because youth can achieve their potential when they are nurtured by supportive adults.

In 2024, the Y will:

  • Provide $100,000 of financial aid to families and individuals in need of membership and program scholarships.

Y programs work to reduce depression and fear through outreach and safe social gatherings.

In 2024, the Y will:

  • Provide the Ahwatukee Foothills seniors with services that include: transportation, friendly visiting, group outings, and minor household assistance.
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