Laurie Halter & Friends
When Caine Halter passed away a few years ago, he left a message for his friends, family, and neighbors: no matter where you come from and no matter what the need, every gift matters. This is Caine's Y. His hometown's camera. Their story of giving.
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As the leading nonprofit for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y works side-by-side with our neighbors every day to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. To do our important work, the Y relies on support from members, donors, volunteers and community leaders.
When you are involved with the Y, you help bring about lasting personal and social change. Whether you want to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve your or your family’s health and well-being or give back and support your neighbors, your involvement with the Y will positively impact those in your community.
- Join the Y: Be a part of a cause for strengthening community that is committed every day to helping you and your kids learn, grow and thrive.
- Give to the Y: Donate vital financial resources for nurturing the potential of kids, improving the nation’s health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors.
- Volunteer at the Y: Take an active role in bringing about meaningful, enduring change right in your own neighborhood.
- Advocate with the Y: Address the nation’s most pressing social issues with a nonprofit that has the long-standing track record and on-the-ground presence to not just promise, but deliver lasting personal and social change.