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At the Y, we dream of a future in which more children are nurtured and developed, more adults are proactively taking care of their health, more teens are provided a safe, encouraging environment, and more families are creating a stronger bonds.

Inspired? So are we. Together we can build a better us.

Our dream requires the support of people like you- people dedicated to strengthening our community. Every dollar donated to the Annual Campaign stays local and has a lasting impact on the people of the Greater La Crosse Area. Funds raised support programs such as Flexible Pricing, the Community Youth CenterLIVESTRONG at the Y, Youth Food Program and more. Your gift will ensure that thousands have the opportunity to learn, to grow, and to thrive at the Y.

To help meet the needs of our community, we launched our Annual Campaign with an ambitious goal of raising $850,000. Please join us and strengthen our community by making a pledge to the campaign.

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Give the gift of opportunity.

Your donation to the Y is giving families and kids in need the support they need to reach their full potential. Your gift ensures that everyone in our community has access to improved health and wellness, top-notch childcare and early education, strong youth programming, and so much more.

When you give to the Y, you are building a better us.

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Nikki West

Chief Development Officer
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Rebecca Zajkowski

Annual Giving Director

KJ McMillan

Donor Experience and Grants Director


children enjoyed the Y's curriculum-based child care programs.


individuals participated in our inclusion program last year.


free meals and snacks were provided by the Y to youth and families in our community.

three boys in swim lessons


Offers a child lifesaving skills and confidence building in a session of swim lessons.

adult in personal training session


An adult begins their wellness journey with two personal training sessions.



A team of children with special needs enjoys the experience of a team sport through Miracle League.

five teenage boys sharing a meal together


A teen is a part of a safe, inclusive environment at our Community Youth Center for one year.

three women participating in the Livestrong program


After cancer treatment, two adults find support and regain strength in LIVESTRONG at the Y.

family of four posing on a baseball field


A family of four develops a stronger bond at the Y with a one-year family membership.