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Y Stories & Impact

The Y has had an impact on all of us in some way – inspirations at summer camp, mentoring during youth basketball, overcoming odds in group exercise, or looking forward to that friendly face greeting you every day.


The YMCA is uniquely suited to meet our community’s health and well-being needs, every day.

The Y is making a difference in lives of many in our community.

Everything the Y does is in service of building a better us. From athletics, to education, to health services, to safe spaces, the Y fills the gaps where society falls short. It gives us a place to play, to learn, to be healthy, to eat well and give back. Its gives parents child care and, young adults job training and children a safe place to go. Because we believe every person and every community deserves the change to thrive.

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Y Community

The Y is a cause-driven organization that is for youth development, for healthy living and for social responsibility. A strong community can only be achieved when we invest in our kids, our health, and our neighbors.

We are community-centered, bringing people together of all ages and backgrounds to bridge the gap in community needs. We believe everyone should have the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive and work tirelessly to mobilize the local community every day to effect lasting, meaningful change.

Fit To Fight

Adaptive programs at the Y provide adults with disabilities the chance to participate in lesiure activities, gain strength, and provide a better overall quality of life.

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Y Food Dsitributions

The YMCA partners local food pantries and other community partners across Quincy to provide critical food and supplies to thousands of families. These events take place during the year randomly, be on the look out!

Y Advocacy

At the Y, everything we do is in service of making us—as individuals, and as communities—better. When you advocate with the Y, you take an active role in bringing about meaningful, enduring change for your family, friends and community.