ymca of metro atlanta mission and cause

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The YMCA of Metro Atlanta makes a significant difference in the lives of 250,000 kids, teens, and families in our communities, every day. So much more than a gym and a great place to swim, the Y develops vital programs and services for ALL people in Metro Atlanta. Because at the Y, we believe ALL people, especially children deserve an equal chance to reach their full potential.

Why give?

Today, 1 in 4, children, teens, and families needs financial assistance to be a part of the Y. And membership dues don’t include funding for scholarships. As a charitable nonprofit, the Y relies on donations from people like you.

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Ways to give

Give to our Annual Giving Campaign
Your gift to the WHY IT MATTERS Annual Giving Campaign provides financial assistance to ensure that everyone, regardless of financial ability, can be a part of the Y.

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Become a Y Champion
Create a personal fundraising page to help children, teens and families in your community be a part of impactful Y programs.

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Donate Through uBack
uBack is a new, mobile platform that allows you to donate to the Y quickly and easily. For fast giving, download the app to your phone or tablet to make donations anytime, anywhere.

Make a Gift of Stock
You or your company can donate stock, stock options and other investments to the YMCA of Metro Atlanta.

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Matching Gifts
Many employers have matching gift programs. Gifts from employees' spouses and retirees may also qualify for a match. 100% of both donations will directly support the 1 in 4 kids, teens, and families that needs financial assistance to be a part of the Y.

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Make a Planned Gift
With a legacy gift to the YMCA, you can ensure Y programs will continue to change lives for generations to come.

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Make a Gift by Mail or Phone
To make a gift by mail, please send your donation to:

YMCA of Metro Atlanta
Financial Development Department
569 Martin Luther King Jr.
Atlanta, GA 30314

To make a gift by phone,
please call 404-267-5323.

Financial statements

The YMCA of Metro Atlanta is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Below you’ll find copies of the YMCA of Metro Atlanta’s IRS Form 990 and related financial documents.

Tax ID Number: 58-0566253
Annual Report
Audited Financial Statements
Form 990