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Our communities have faced many struggles since the pandemic began but it is the kindness, resilience, and love shown by our supporters that have been paramount. As members of our community continue to recover, the Y is asking for your donation to continue to impact the individuals and families who need us now more than ever.

Giving to the Y allows you to support immediate needs in your community. When families need food resources, the homeless need a place to shower, parents need child care to return to work, the Y is there...with your help.

The Y continues to rely on the generosity of the community to help us continue this important work. And your donation doesn't just go to one effort but to programs and services immediately needed in our community and directly to individuals and families who need it the most.

Please join us by making a gift today!

Read more about our donor-funded community initiatives below:


Meet our Donor Funded Programs

7th Grade Memberships

Providing all 7th Graders of Bucks County and Hunterdon County a free, annual teen membership; fostering youth development and healthy living.

Empower U

A free, 12-week wellness program for teen girls in grades 7-10, designed to strengthen self-esteem, positive relationships and overall health

Healthy Horizons

A 12-week program designed to promote physical health and well-being and encourage community connection for those in the mental health recovery process.

Healthy Lifestyles

A free, 16-week program, open to all adults who are at risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes; focusing on lifestyle/behavior modification.

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NORM Running Program

Partnering with group homes that serve at-risk youth, guiding youth through the completion of a "Couch to 5K" running program

Safety Around Water

Educating children of Bucks County and Hunterdon County how to be safe around water; includes water testing and a free 8-week learn to swim experience.

Program runs seasonally during the summer

THRIVE Cancer Wellness

A 12-week program to support cancer survivors with an evidence based cancer survivorship program. Focusing on recovering strength, endurance and an overall sense of well being.

Veterans Wellness

A free, 12-week program dedicated to our veterans and their families, designed to nurture health, wellness and connection while providing a support network

We all Wheel

A staff-led, recreational youth wheelchair basketball program that includes drills, practice and games; where every child can play with friends

Operation Compassion Recovery

Continuing the work of Operation Compassion that was created at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Operation Compassion Recovery specifically addresses the needs of the community resulting from the pandemic. As a result of donor and grant funds, the program provides emergency funds and services to the community and ongoing financial assistance to vulnerable populations.

Financial Assistance

Educational Programs

Businesses can give to YMCA of Bucks and Hunterdon Counties and support Pre-K and school age programs such as CATCH and Youth and Government by making a donation through the Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program.