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The Embarcadero Y is more than just a gym. We are a cause-driven organization creating a brighter future. You can make a difference in your community by donating to the YMCA Annual Campaign. When you give to the Y, your gift helps young people achieve their potential. It also empowers people of all ages to lead healthier lives and strengthens the bonds of community. 

Better Because of You

At the Y, we believe all children deserve the chance to reach their fullest potential. That’s why all students in our after-school programs and Youth Chance High School are supported by quality role models and teachers. They are cared for, fed only healthy food, and given countless enrichment opportunities. The Embarcadero YMCA cares for more than 600 students each year, providing a safe place where children are able to learn, grow, and thrive.

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Financial Assistance

At the Y, we believe no child should be turned away due to the cost of programming. This is why we offer extensive Financial Assistance to all families in need. Our Annual Campaign supports this Financial Assistance program and ensures every child has the opportunity to blossom.

Everyday Impact

The Embarcadero YMCA is committed to strengthening the foundations of our community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Our programs for youth, families and adults are all focused on making an everyday impact in the lives of those who comes through our doors. 

Youth Chance High School

Everyday we are helping teens in our community take one step closer to a bright future. Youth Chance High School is a place for teens from all over the Bay Area to focus on education and earn their High School diploma in a safe, supportive environment.

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After School Programs

Each day hundreds of youth and their families are supported by the Y through after school programming. The Y provides a safe place for children where they can learn, make friends and build confidence. Providing parents with the peace of mind that their children are safe and engaged throughout the workday.

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Youth & Government

The hands on approach of our Youth & Government program provides positive opportunities and experiences for youth while teaching them the complexities of our state and local government. Participants strengthen their communities by becoming active and responsible contributors who are inspired to lead, and are empowered to create meaningful change.

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Financial Assistance

We believe no one should be turned away due to cost, which is why we provide Financial Assistance for anyone in need. Financial Assistance is given for membership and programming, helping to ensure our community is happy, healthy and moving in the right direction. 

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Volunteer

Every year, our neighbors work together to raise funds that keep Y programs and initiatives going. Volunteers are the heart of our Y, and without their support, we wouldn't be able to serve as many, as wholly as we do today. 

You can join our cause by volunteering today. Annual Campaign fundraisers gain valuable experience, learn in a supportive fun environment, and give back to an important cause.

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Peer to Peer Campaign

You can share your Y story and join our cause by starting a Peer to Peer fundraising page! Join our team, set a goal and share it with your friends and family. It's simple and anyone can do it. Create a giving page by choosing a team below to join.

We're so grateful to the caring and committed individuals who support our fundraising efforts- join us in making a difference today!

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