Make a Difference Make A Difference The Y is a nonprofit like no other. At the YMCA, strengthening community is our cause. We’re committed to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility. Mission Learn more about our mission. Give Find out how you can make a difference by donating to the YMCA. Become a Mentor Learn how you can make a difference in a child’s life. Become an ASPIRE mentor! Volunteer Get involved by volunteering at the YMCA. Employment Opportunities Find a job doing something that matters and making a difference in the lives of kids and families.