Social Responsibility

Social Services

Meaningful change in our community requires ongoing encouragement and tools for the people who live here. The YMCA is here to support every child and family and help ensure they have what they need to achieve their best.

Child Welfare

  • Programs for Suspended & Dropout Youth
    • Community Action Program (Y-CAP)

Community Health

Employment/Vocational Training

  • Computer Training

Quality of Life

  • Food Banks
  • Clothing Banks
  • Toy Banks

Global Services

By helping young people develop cultural skills, people from different backgrounds become connected in our community and have access to resources for their lives. At the Y, we help make communities stronger, starting here in East Tennessee, and across the U.S. and the globe.

Global Network

  • Global Partners
  • Hosting International Visitors

World Services

  • Disaster Response

Volunteerism & Giving

Through the generous support of volunteers and public and private donors, the YMCA is able to provide support to the families in our community.

Financial Support

  • Annual Support Campaign
  • Youth Sponsorships


  • Policy volunteers
  • Program Volunteers


The YMCA is an advocate for our community. We leverage our relationships by taking a stand to influence public policy on issues that affect the families we serve, including child welfare, education and public health.

Grassroots/Community Organizing

  • Civic Engagement Activities
  • Healthier Communities

Public Policy

  • State Alliances