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The Y Mission - Partners & Affiliates

The YMCA of Greater Charlotte is proud of its affiliation with our many corporate partners. As we work to put our Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all, we have formed proud partnerships with many like-minded organizations which are equally passionate about improving our communities in the areas of Healthy Living, Social Responsibility, and Youth Development. By working together with our trusted corporate partners, we are truly making a difference!


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Community Partner - The Y Mission


AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, social welfare organization with a membership whose stated mission is "to empower people to choose how they live as they age."

Community Partner - Social Responsibility

Bank of America Foundation

The Bank of America Foundation develops strong partnerships with nonprofit organizations serving critical needs, bringing our collective networks and expertise as part of its commitment to help fuel economic and social progress in communities.

Community Partner - Youth Development

Belk Foundation

The Belk Foundation builds relationships with high-achieving organizations and results-oriented school systems in the hopes that, together, they will be catalysts for lasting change.

Program Partner - Youth Development

Bethlehem Center of Charlotte

The mission of the Bethlehem Center of Charlotte is to provide educational opportunities for low income children and families to improve the quality of their lives.

Program Sponsor - Youth Development

Charles Koch Institute

For more than five decades, Charles Koch’s philanthropy has inspired bold new ideas to improve American lives.

Program Partner - Youth Development

Charlotte Bilingual Preschool

Charlotte Bilingual Preschool prepares Spanish-speaking children for success in school and life.

Program Partner - The Y Mission

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is one of America’s leading urban public libraries, serving a community of more than one million citizens in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.

Community Partner - Youth Development

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department

The officers, staff and volunteers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department take very seriously their duty to provide citizens with professional, innovative and effective service.

Community Partner - Youth Development

Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools provides all students the best education available anywhere, preparing every child to lead a rich and productive life.

Program Sponsor - The Y Mission

City of Charlotte

The City of Charlotte provides services to more than 860,000 residents.

Program Partner - Youth Development

First Book Charlotte

First Book - Charlotte is part of the national all-volunteer, nonprofit network of local advisory boards whose sole mission is to help children from low-income families read and own their own books.

Program Partner - Youth Development

Lincoln County Schools

Lincoln County Schools serves approximately 11,500 students and has 1200 full-time employees. The district has 23 schools—13 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, 4 high schools, Lincoln County School of Technology, and an alternative school.

Program Partner - Youth Development

Mooresville Graded School District

The Mooresville Graded School District is located in the town of Mooresville approximately 30 miles north of Charlotte in the Southern Piedmont region of North Carolina. A district of approximately 6,100 students, MGSD consists of three elementary schools, two intermediate schools, one middle school, and one high school which includes an alternative learning academy, MIWAYE.

Program Sponsor - Youth Development

PNC Foundation

Strengthening and enriching the lives of our neighbors in communities where we live and work.

Program Partner - Youth Development

Promising Pages

Promising Pages is a nonprofit organization that inspires underserved children to achieve their dreams by becoming bookworms.

Program Partner - Youth Development

Read Charlotte

Read Charlotte aims to keep reading top of mind this summer for parents and caretakers across Charlotte-Mecklenburg with its Second Annual #SummerReadingCLT campaign.

Program Partner - The Y Mission

Safe Alliance

The mission of Safe Alliance is to provide hope and healing to those impacted by domestic violence and sexual assault.

Program Sponsor - Youth Development

Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation

The Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation, as a ministry of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas South Central Community, seeks to improve the quality of life for the economically poor, especially women, children, and elderly, by supporting effective education, health care and social service organizations that have systemic impact and empower those without a voice.

Program Sponsor - Youth Development

Smart Start of Mecklenburg County

The Mecklenburg Partnership for Children, better known as Smart Start of Mecklenburg County, is a private, nonprofit partnership that funds local programs for children ages birth to five and their families.

Community Partner - Youth Development

Leon Levine Foundation

Started by Leon Levine, the founder of the first Family Dollar Store in Charlotte, N.C. in 1980, The Leon Levine Foundation’s mission is to improve the human condition.

Community Partner - Healthy Living

United Way of Central Carolinas

United Way of Central Carolinas brings people together from all walks of life to solve our most difficult local problems and build a stronger community.

Program Sponsor - The Y Mission

UTC Aerospace Systems

At UTC Aerospace Systems, we’re dedicated to tackling the toughest challenges facing our industry – all to make the skies and spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever, and ultimately redefine aerospace.
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Program Sponsor - Youth Development

Vanguard Capital for Kids Program

Capital for Kids is committed to support organizations that educate, protect and encourage our most vulnerable children.

Affiliate - The Y Mission


The Y is a leading national nonprofit organization for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

Community Partner - Healthy Living

Atrium Health

The YMCA of Greater Charlotte and Atrium Health have announced that Atrium Health is the official community health partner of the YMCA.

Event Sponsor - Youth Development

Harris Teeter

Harris Teeter supports YMCA Soccer.

Church - The Y Mission

Mecklenburg Community Church at Lowe's YMCA

At Mecklenburg Community Church we believe that being a part of the local church is not about religion, but a relationship with Jesus.

Church - The Y Mission

Church of the Good Shepard at Lake Norman YMCA

We are a community of believers seeking and sharing life in Christ through ancient-future faith.

Church - The Y Mission

Daystar Church at Lincoln County YMCA

Lincolnton NC Family Worship Center believes the whole Bible to be completely and equally inspired and that it is the written Word of God.

Church - The Y Mission

Faith in God Restoration Church at McCrorey YMCA

Nothing is more important than your faith! Come experience contagious faith that produces outrageous results

Church - The Y Mission

NoDa Church at Johnston YMCA

NoDa Church is a diverse group of Christ-followers dedicated to building a stronger community here in NoDa, in partnership with the Johnston YMCA.

Church - The Y Mission

Redemption Church at Dowd YMCA

Our vision is to be a church boldly announcing the reign of a new king, King Jesus, and calling the city of Charlotte to pursue and know Jesus.

Church - The Y Mission

Beloved Community Church at Simmons YMCA

A place for YMCA members and the community to come for prayer and/or reflection.

Church - The Y Mission

King of Kings Church at Harris YMCA

We believe that Christians are new creations in Christ and that this amazing gift of grace has more to say about who we are - our core identity - than anything else. And grace is meant to be shared.

Church - The Y Mission

Multiply Church at Brace Family YMCA

One-on-one discipling relationships are the core of our community. We are intentional about elevating one another to the level of family through devoted communities.

Church - The Y Mission

Forest Hill Church at Morrison YMCA

Forest Hill is a come as you are kind of church. We believe that God meets each one of us – right where we are, just as we are.

Event Sponsor - Healthy Living

Ingersoll Rand

At Ingersoll Rand, we are a diversified industrial manufacturer with market-leading brands serving customers in global commercial, industrial and residential markets.

Program Partner - The Y Mission

Balfour Beatty Construction

The Company offers general construction, design build, site development, pre-construction, value engineering, and project management services.

Affiliate - Healthy Living

Novant Health Foundation

Novant Health Foundations engage and connect donors to Novant Health programs and initiatives that save lives and improve the health of the communities we serve.

Community Partner - Social Responsibility

Charlotte Housing Authority

Creating vibrant, healthy communities of choice for residents that qualify for federal housing assistance, while collaborating with others to reach those with special needs.

Community Partner - Youth Development

Charlotte Mecklenburg Community Foundation

Established in 2001, Charlotte Mecklenburg Community Foundation is the primary grant making arm of Foundation For The Carolinas and is led by a local board of trustees.

Program Sponsor - The Y Mission

Clifton Larsen Allen CLA

CLA exists to create opportunities — for our clients, our people, and our communities. We do it by living the CLA Promise: We promise to know you and help you.

Program Partner - Youth Development

Gambrell Foundation

The Gambrell Foundation has a passion for fighting against inequity.

Program Partner - Social Responsibility


Market leader in the development and manufacture of innovative technical textile products and nonwovens.

Program Partner - Social Responsibility

Gaston College

Opportunities for Life.

Program Partner - The Y Mission

Stream Realty

Changing the landscape of commercial real estate.

Program Partner - Youth Development

Van Every Foundation

The stature of man is not measured by what he gets, but by what he gives - Phil Van Every.

Program Partner

C.D. Spangler Foundation

Giving primarily for higher education.

Program Partner - Youth Development

Cato Corporation

Your Style. Delivered.

Program Partner - Youth Development

South State Bank

Time to grow your business?

Program Partner - Youth Development


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Program Sponsor

Elevation Church

See what God can do through you.

Program Sponsor

GlaxoSmithKline Foundation

The North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation is an independent self-funding 501(c)3 nonprofit organization supporting activities that help meet the educational and health needs of today's society and future generations.

Program Partner

Riley's Catch

Fun. Friendship. Faith. Fishing.

Program Partner

Scott Clark Toyota

Supporting Athletic Programs at the Brace Family YMCA.

Event Sponsor

Randy Marion

Randy Marion Automotive Group is one of the largest car dealerships in the Carolinas. Nestled just North of Charlotte, NC, in the Lake Norman area, our dealerships have all the vehicles that you need.

Event Sponsor

BP Foundation

As our business transforms itself in step with the world we serve, our five values provide a fixed point of reference for the way we operate and behave. They focus our peoples’ spirit of invention and purpose

Event Sponsor

The Carolinas Animal Hospital & Dental Clinic

The Carolinas Animal Hospital & Dental Clinic offers full Veterinary services to the Charlotte, NC area.

Event Sponsor


For more than 25 years, CPI Security has been a leader in customized security and home automation solutions.