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Thank you for your support for our work to empower young people and to empower national YMCA Movements all around the world.

We receive annual membership fees from our members, Partnership funds, and donations from companies, organisations and individuals. But the scope of our activity is huge: it’s about supporting us in the World YMCA – and supporting YMCA National Movements directly – as we strive to reach the Goals of YMCA Vision 2030. We seek your support!

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Support the next generation of changemakers at the 2024 YMCA Accelerator Summit

In October 2024 we want to bring 400 people - YMCA leaders young and old, and external partners - to Mombasa, Kenya to advance our collective work on YMCA Vision 2030. We invite your financial support towards travel scholarships for young changemakers. A brilliant opportunity for young people to pilot our YMCA work towards 2030.

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Rio Grande do Sul

When in the early days of May 2024 the town of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil suffered apocalyptic flooding, its local YMCA opened its arms to help anyone who needed it, fundraising to support community responses.

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Urgent Appeal – The YMCA of East Jerusalem

YMCA East Jerusalem has launched an emergency appeal calling for USD 350,000 to fund its continuing programmes until the year-end.

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Appeal for support for internally displaced Lebanese families

YMCA of Lebanon appeal for support for internally displaced Lebanese families, 6 November 2023

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YMCA Solidarity Fund

Vision 2030 Fund

In 2023, World YMCA launched an appeal to fund its ambitious work in implementing Vision 2030, especially in creating teams to support Movement-wide support and coordination for each of the four key Pillars of Impact.

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Emergency Fund for Staff and Retirees (Secours Spéciaux)

To provide financial support to YMCA staff (active or retired) and/or their dependants

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Ukraine

Support YMCA Ukraine

On Thursday 24 February 2022, Ukraine came under fire. YMCAs in the country itself (in Kyiv and 25 other locations) and in Ukraine’s neighbouring countries Moldova, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia and Poland…

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YMCA Solidarity Fund

Since 2020, the global YMCA Movement has raised over USD 1.2 million to support people affected by the war in Ukraine. 20 out of 24 YMCAs are still active in Ukraine, and they supported over 120,000 people in 2022. Projects have also been launched to support Ukrainian refugees in over 20 countries in Europe.

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USD 400,000 invested in youth-led solutions climate action projects led to the creation of 35 youth-led teams who designed and implemented 'grassroots' climate action projects in their local communities in 20 countries, which impacted some 300,000+ people.

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Organisations in India come together to empower young p...

22 July 2024

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Meet Meaningful Work Youth Champion Natan Jesse

22 July 2024

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YMCA announces new approach to tackle youth employment ...

16 July 2024

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World YMCA Executive Committee Meeting, 6-7 July 2024

08 July 2024

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