Community Outreach Baton Rouge


The Y is the leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

Impacting Communities, Changing Lives  

With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility,The Y nurtures the potential of every youth and teen, improves the nation's health and well-being, and provides opportunities to give back and support neighbors. There is no other nonprofit quite like The Y.

2020  Impact:

Thanks to the support of donors and volunteers the Y strengthens communities through life-changing programs and services. 

Impact for Website

Our Initiatives:

Annual Support Campaign - Your caring gift will help the Y as we help our neighbors and members in ways that you might not expect: responding to the needs of families with much needed childcare options, launching initiatives to impact food insecurity, addressing health gaps and enhancing disease prevention programming for our community’s health, among other initiatives.

Easter Basket Drive - collection of Easter baskets to benefit children in foster care. Collections in March.

Swim Suit Drive - donate any new or gently used swim suit. Collections from May - July

Costume Drive - donate any new or gently used halloween costume. Collections in October. 

Angel Tree - Choose an angel from our Christmas tree and purchase a gift for them for Christmas. Collections from November - December