YMCA of Metropolitan Denver

A nonprofit organization

For nearly 150 years, the YMCA of Metro Denver has been committed to helping our community be a better place for all by meeting some of our greatest needs. Our largest programs represent that commitment – affordable child care, as well as adult and family health and wellness programs. Donate and help us uplift community! 


"I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for the tremendous opportunity you all gave to these 4 children this past summer. The [YMCA] summer camps allowed them to step outside [their] cocoon  and reach out and experience new people, the pool, the terrific counselors, the activities and most importantly socializing and making new friends." - Teri, sponsor to refugee family who received a scholarship to YMCA summer camp. 

"[The Beyond Hunger food pantry] program helps me to care for my father-in-law by getting fresh food for him at no cost. We were very impressed at the food he gets; fresh vegetables, ground beef, and yogurt. It is a relief to know that this is available for our family." -Fisher Family 

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The mission of the YMCA of Metropolitan Denver is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Background Statement

The YMCA of Metro Denver is a vital and significant force building strong, thriving and equitable communities since 1875. We are a welcoming place for all and our programs reflect that commitment.

There has never been a greater longing for belonging. As a welcoming “third place” beyond work and home, the YMCA is where people explore their purpose, dreams, and goals; achieve health and wellness for their spirit, mind and body; connect with their community and feel a sense of belonging and possibilities like nowhere else.

* We are dedicated to the mental and physical health and well-being for all.

* As a connecting place, people of all ages and socioeconomic levels come together, inspire and learn from each other and help to develop the next generation of changemakers.

* We are a gathering place we cultivate understanding, respect and shared experiences as we seek to lift up each other and elevate the greater community.

Across our 6 wellness centers and 100+ program sites, the YMCA services 68,000 families, children and adults throughout Denver, Jefferson, Arapahoe, Adams and Douglas counties. For every $1 invested in the YMCA of Metro Denver, $3.07 is returned to the community.

➡️ $100 donation allows us to feed a family of five for one week.

➡️ $250 donation provides a week of camp to families in need.

➡️ $500 donation provides two weeks of Out of School Time care for a single parent.

➡️ $1,000 donation provides a wellness scholarship for a family for a year.

➡️ $2,500 provides a one-month scholarship for a preschooler in our Y Academy.

Organization Data


Organization name

YMCA of Metropolitan Denver

other names


Year Established


Tax id (EIN)



Human Services

Organization Size

Large Organization

Colorado State Tax Credits

Colorado Child Care Credit


2625 S Colorado Blvd
Denver, CO 80222

Service areas

Denver County, CO, US



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