Get Involved


Our strength comes from your support. There are multiple ways to help support the South Side YMCA. Get involved today and help us make a difference.

When you are involved with the Y, you help bring about lasting personal and social change. Whether you want to nurture the potential of children, improve your family’s health, or give back to your neighbors, your involvement with the Y will positively impact your community.

Join the South Side YMCA

Be a part of a cause for strengthening community that is committed every day to helping you and your kids learn, grow and thrive.
Become a member of the Y.

Share your story with the Y of Metro Chicago

Share Your Story

The Y has been a part of people’s lives in the Chicago area for over 150 years. There are so many stories about what that has meant to people.
Tell us your Y story.

Donate your time to help others

Volunteer at the Y

Take an active role in bringing about meaningful, enduring change right in your own neighborhood.
Volunteer at the Y.

support the Y of Metro Chicago

Give to the Y

Donate vital financial resources for nurturing the potential of kids, improving the nation’s health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors.
Support the Y.