Community Impact

Community Impact Is Our Priority

The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago is devoted to understanding and attending to community needs through a wide array of initiatives, efforts, and programs. Our team is focused on promoting food security, youth safety and violence prevention, health equity, and financial empowerment on a citywide level. By addressing these key issues, we strive to help communities further advance and thrive for years to come.
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Teens at Camp MacLean

We Make Annual Change

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Increasing Health Equity

Volunteers handing out food

The Y Embarks on Increasing Food Security

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