Annual Campaign

Want to see a real return on an investment? Donate to the YMCA of the Triangle’s Annual We Build People Campaign. This community-wide effort to raise funds for children, teens, families and adults who need our Y the most.

100% goes directly to those in need in your own communities.

Your donation to We Build People funds programs like Y Learning, the YMCA's standardized tutorial program. Watch Ron and Emmanuel's story to see the positive impact of the proven tutorial curriculum.

We Build People also provides scholarships and financial assistance for other Y programs, including summer day camps, after school programs, youth sports and adult fitness activities.

Y Learning

The typical Y Learning student is in grades 3-8 and struggles to reach school system benchmarks. Most Y Learning students lack educational support at home, and many don't speak English. Continue reading

$1,432= one year of Y learning for one student

Did you know?

The 2012 YMCA's Annual We Build People Campaign raised more than $5,002,000.

Thanks to We Build People donations, 1,000+ children attend YMCA Camp High Hopes free of charge.

Since 2011, 200+ cancer survivors have participated in LIVESTRONG at the YMCA - free of charge.