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The Standards Program Trustmark is a mark of Imagine Canada, used under licence by the YMCA of Greater Toronto
That's why the YMCA of Greater Toronto works to promote equity and boost well-being in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Across our network of 450+ locations, our charity helps everyone from all walks of life, including our most vulnerable community members.
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By offering a safe destination where people can ignite their true potential, the Y has become both a beacon of inspiration and a trusted anchor of support for more than 170 years.
The YMCA of Greater Toronto is a charity that ignites the potential in people, helping them grow, lead, and give back to their communities.
Vibrant communities where everyone can shine.
“I didn’t believe that I had a lot of friends…now, I couldn’t count them all. The connection with other people can be very healing. It keeps me coming back to my exercise classes.”
Health & Fitness member
Sweat For Good Challenge fundraiser
“Our ambition is to build a good future here in Canada. Our children belong, they can be happy, successful, and contribute to their new country. At the Y, anything is possible.”
—Nabil Al Hawa
Syrian Refugee and YMCA member
“Learning about my sexuality wasn’t the easiest for me. But at the Y, I didn’t feel ashamed; it was a welcoming space. Now I want to empower other youth and create change."
YMCA Youth Leadership Development program participant
The $50 million Strong Start, Great Future Capital Campaign is our promise to bring essential services, opportunity, and social connection to more people by building more YMCAs across the GTA.
With help from donors just like you, the Y can deliver the supports our region needs to recover and rebuild stronger than ever in the pandemic’s wake.
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