For Social Responsibility

Giving Back

As a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening individuals and communities across the country, the YMCA builds healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

For Social Responsibility
 YMCA Louisville members giving out food for local volunteer opportunities

Providing Support to Our Neighbors

We believe our community is strongest when everyone is included and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. The Y welcomes and connects people of all generations, backgrounds and perspectives, so we're committed to addressing the issues that people face. And it's only because of the support of volunteers and donors that we can support our community.

Donate to the Y

Volunteer at the Y

YMCA Louisville members running booth for local volunteer opportunities

Social Service Programs

To bring about meaningful change, people need ongoing encouragement and tools. We're here day in and day out to provide the resources our community needs so that we can address the most pressing issues: child welfare, education, community health, employment and quality of life.


Learn about Child Welfare

YMCA Safe Place Services 

National Safe Place

Community Advocacy Programs

We are a powerful ally and advocate for our communities. We maintain strong relationships in our neighborhoods, which means we can organize grassroots efforts and influence public policy around a range of social issues including child welfare, education and public health.