Today, the YMCA is transforming to better address the issue of social inequality and a profound lack of resources and opportunity for many. The Y is about improving us…all of us. Strengthening community is our cause.
Our Mission: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.
Our Vision: To be a vibrant and inclusive community that provides hope, access, and belonging where all are prepared to succeed, live and lead with a sense of purpose.
Our Actions: Every day, the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh works to close the achievement gap, eliminate health disparities, ensure food security and provide aid to financially struggling families. This is not a job any organization can do alone.
At the Y, we’ve always known that positive change only comes about when we invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors.
All of our programs and community initiatives fall into one or more of the following focus areas.