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Food Security

Isolation, unemployment and rising costs can make basic needs like access to healthy and nutritious meals a challenge. You can help provide food security for the 174 at-risk men living in transitional housing at the Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA Men's Residence.
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Nutritious Snacks

The need to support our most vulnerable community members is greater than ever before. You can help provide nutritious snacks for children in our YMCA Beyond the Bell program to keep their bellies full while their learn.
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Director's Fund

We know the need for children and families to find places to connect with one another and their environment is needed now more than ever. You can help by giving to the Director's Fund to to meet the greatest needs at YMCA Wanakita.
By making a donation to the YMCA, you support members in your community through the delivery of YMCA programs and services. While many of our physical programs are paused at this time, your gift will support Our Greatest Needs as well as virtual health and wellness programs such as YWeAreHere.ca.

The need to support our community remains great. 

Your gift will help our community thrive. To learn more about sponsorships, please contact Kevin Matchett, Senior Manager, Philanthropy

All YMCA before and after school programs will remain closed following the April Break due to the provincial order to close schools to in-person learning. All YMCA School Age Child Care payments will be suspended at this time, with the exception of outstanding payments.
All YMCA Health, Fitness & Aquatics facilities remain temporarily closed due to the province-wide stay-at-home order. All active memberships will be placed on hold as of April 3rd and no membership payments will be collected. For complete info please read our Updates to Members.