Armed Services YMCA EL Paso
The Armed Services YMCA of El Paso is one of the oldest non-profit organizations in El Paso. Our main mission is to enhance the lives of service members and their families, in spirit, mind and body through programs relevant to the unique challenges of military life.

Causes: Poverty and Hunger, Veterans, Youth

2021 has been an unprecedented year filled with unique challenges- but it has also offered bright opportunities. Since the beginning of the year, with the help of generous donors and community partners, the Armed Services YMCA of El Paso has had the honor and privilage of serving the El Paso military and civilian communities in a number of ways.

A few key highlights have been:

  • Serving 9,254 households of the Fort Bliss and El Paso communities 462,700 pounds of food in our Wednesday afternoon Drive Thru Food Pantry
  • Providing critical consistencies for children via virtual and non-virtual platforms focusing on social, emotional and cognitive programming
  • Offering 11,900 meals to children in the community during the Summer months
  • Providing military and civilian families low-cost or free child care in our state licensed Child Development Center *Supplying 450 children with school supplies and lunch with our Back 2 School Bash

By supporting the Armed Services YMCA of El Paso this El Paso Giving Day, you are:

  • Providing complete Thanksgiving meals to 600 service members and their families
  • Supporting our Junior Enlisted Family Center No-Cost-Thrift-Store
  • Helping to continue our Wednesday afternoon Drive Thru Food Pantry feeding the Fort Bliss and El Paso communities
  • Sprinkling holiday magic over the families of Fort Bliss and El Paso by helping us purchase toys for 500 children

Please consider contributing to the Armed Services YMCA of El Paso this El Paso Giving Day. Help us serve those that serve.