At the YMCA, strengthening our community is our cause. Everyday we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income, or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive. Our mission, our reason for being here, is to put Christian principles in practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. The YMCA makes accessible the support and opportunities that empower people and communities to learn, grow, and thrive. With a focus on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, the Y nurtures the potential of every youth and teen, improves the nation's health and well-being, and provides opportunities to give back and support neighbors.