Mission Impact

The YMCA is a leading non-profit organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

Together, we are Y strong.

How does your support make a difference?

  • In 2020, the Y of Delaware awarded nearly $3.5 million dollars in financial assistance to its members and program participants.
  • Emergency childcare was provided to nearly 700 children of first responders and essential workers.
  • 280,000 FREE meals were provided to individuals and families.
  • We launched the Virtual Y, providing virtual family activities and hundreds of on-demand and live workouts to the community for free.
  • More than 1,500 children had the opportunity to be screen-free, thrive, and connect with friends at Summer Camp. 650 campers were able to attend thanks to financial assistance.
  • We launched the YMCA Equity Team and committed to creating an anti-racist culture at the Y.
  • More than 450 students had a safe, supportive space to learn in YMCA Learning Support Centers.
  • 6,500 youth were empowered in youth development and leadership programs.
  • More than 600 people participated in Y programs designed to prevent diabetes, manage weight loss, and support cancer survivors.

To learn more about how you can support the Y’s cause, contact Matt Clements at mclements@ymcade.org or call (302) 571-6962.

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Our Mission

To empower youth, foster healthy living, and promote strong communities.


Beach Party - Friday, January 28th

Get rid of your mid-winter blues and join us for a YMCA Beach Party! Members and non-members are welcome to attend this FREE lively evening full of family activities and tons of fun! Learn more.

Vaccine Events

We are excited to partner with CAREFORCE MD to offer vaccine events at Y locations across the state. Click here for details.