Meals for Kids

Will You Help Keep Kids From Going Hungry? 1 in 5 children in Erie County are at risk of going hungry Donate Meals For Kids We are committed to keeping kids nourished all year long. Meals for Kids$25 sponsors one child per week Erie County has 10 food deserts- areas where access to healthy food […]


Erie, PA – The YMCA of Greater Erie, a vital nonprofit organization, has received an $11,000 grant from the Erie County Gaming and Revenue Authority to install a teaching kitchen within the Community Learning Center at the downtown Y at 31 West 10th Street. “This grant will help us to install a functional kitchen including […]

Global Widgets

Urgent Update Help Kids Succeed in School; We’re collecting classroom supplies until March 31. Contact Area We’re here for you Childcare Accordions Applications and Parent Handbook Download this Parent Handbook for important information on what to expect, our policies and instructional philosophy. Download and complete the following editable forms for Enrollment: Enrollment Packet Enrollment Packet- […]

Pre-K Counts

The Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts program makes quality pre-kindergarten programs available to Pennsylvania residents at no cost to qualifying families.  It is funded through a grant from the State of Pennsylvania.  Full day program instructional time is 5 hours and half day program is 3 hours.  All meals and snacks are included. The Y offers a number of […]

Community Outreach

Support Donate Volunteer Honoring Service & Sacrifice Join the Y this November, and your join fee will help provide a free membership to a local Veteran. Learn More DONATE TODAY TO OUR THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE Donations support the Erie City Mission through Nov. 1 The YMCA of Greater Erie exists to strengthen the foundations of […]

YMCA of Greater Erie Offers Summer Food Program to Serve Up Summer

Erie, PA – To ensure that fewer kids and teens go hungry this summer, the YMCA of Greater Erie is offering a free Meals for Kids Program, thanks to a grant from the Walmart. Combining food and fun, the program will provide nutritious meals plus activities to keep kids’ minds and bodies active. The program […]


Will You Help Keep Us Healthy? 12% of Erie County adults are diagnosed with diabetes Donate Health We are improving our community’s healthy through programs and activities that promote family time, reduce the risk of disease and reclaim their health. Wellness for Life$500 sponsors one caregiver Wellness for Veterans$500 sponsors one veteran Diabetes Prevention Program$500 […]


Will You Help Kids Learn? 40% of Erie County kids are underprepared for kindergarten Donate Learning We are filling a gap that helps kids overcome learning hurdles and reach their full potential Power Scholars Academy$500 sponsors one student Preschool$750 sponsors one preschooler Afterschool Enrichment$1000 sponsors one student 40% of Erie’s kids are underprepared for Kindergarten. […]

Annual Campaign

Will You Help Us? We are a place of possibility and promise for all Donate The Y exists to strengthen community through programs that protect, teach, connect, heal, nourish and encourage Learn How You Can Help Video Stories of Impact Our player will guide you through several stories of how our Y has impacted […]