At the Y, we believe in giving back.

Whether it’s through time, talents, energy or funds, when you give back, you help strengthen our community. The Y is a cause-driven organization dedicated to lifting up youth, promoting good health and creating stronger, more connected communities. Join our cause and make a lasting impact!



The generosity of others is at the core of our existence. A cause driven, not-for-profit organization, the Y is able to fulfill our mission of enhancing the spirit, mind and body of all through the generosity of our members and donors.

> Partner of Youth Annual Campaign
> Endowment Fund


It is only through the support of our hundreds of thousands of volunteers and public and private donors that we are able to give back to the communities we serve. Locally, the Y has opportunities for volunteers to enrich their lives and the lives of those around them. We strive to make volunteering a rewarding experience.

> Volunteer Opportunities
> Volunteer Application
> Volunteer as a Reach and Rise® Mentor

AmeriCorps Program
AmeriCorps is an opportunity to make a big difference in your life and in the lives of those around you. It’s a chance to apply your skills and ideals toward helping others and meeting critical needs in your community. The YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties has over 52 AmeriCorps members completing terms of service mentoring at-risk youth, combating youth obesity, and keeping seniors active in addition to other roles. Each member receives a monthly living allowance, and upon successful completion of your term, members qualify for an education award of $2,865.

> Learn More About AmeriCorps
> Download AmeriCorps Application

Community BuildingBrighter-Futures
Brighter Futures is a new initiative of the YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties which brings together professionals under 40 for networking, volunteering, professional development and more! Membership is an annual contribution to the Partner of Youth Annual Campaign of $100 or more.

> Learn more and become a Brighter Futures Member