Sioux Falls


Every day, the Y works to address the most pressing needs in the community it serves by making sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.


The annual Strong Kids Campaign helps over 500 individuals and families in need participate in Y programs, such as Leif Ericson Day Camp, Camp Scholarships, Youth Basketball and Kid Zone.


The Y depends on financial gifts to do its vital work. When you give to the Y, you strengthen our community. As one of the leading nonprofits for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y uses your gift to make a meaningful, enduring impact right in your own neighborhood.


To meet the needs of our community, your support is more important than ever!

Key funding areas

  • Camp Scholarships
  • Day Camp
  • Youth Basketball
  • Kid Zone

Examples of what your gift will do

Your Gift of $100

provides hands-on learning activities, in Kid Zone, that teach social skills and independence to kids.

Your Gift of $300

helps a kid can attend Leif Ericson Day Camp and experience nature, build self-esteem and make lasting friendships and memories.

Your Gift of $500

provides an afternoon of fun in the sun for 300 kids at the Inflatable Waterpark at Camp.

Your Gift of $1,000

will allow eight (8) kids to belong to a YMCA Basketball team, which builds their self-esteem and self confidence and helps them learn sportsmanship and team play.