Our raison d'être—reason to be
The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is a charity dedicated to strengthening the foundation of community.
How we will achieve our mission
The YMCA is committed to strengthening the foundations of community by: helping children and families thrive; promoting healthy living; and fostering belonging and connection.
The future we will create
We are building a community in which a generation of children and families reach their full potential.
Our guide to decision-making and behaviour
Do the right thing
We are caring, respectful, honest and responsible in all we do.
Put people first
We believe in each other—our strengths, perspectives and passion.
Keep our promises
We do what we say we will do.
Lead by example
We are courageous, speak with conviction, listen attentively and collaborate.