|This is an unprecedented time in our nations history, and we are facing uncertainty as we move through this global pandemic. Children, Families and Seniors are afraid to leave their homes, social distancing and isolation are have become the new normal, and everyone is concerned for the health of their loved ones. We understand this is a confusing and stressful time for all.
Imagine what it must be like to find yourself homeless at this time.
What if you were a mother with small children, or a senior with underlying health concerns, with nowhere to go that is safe, and nothing to eat that is healthy? Where would you turn for help?This is where we step in and provide shelter, safety, clothing and nutrition to those who need us most. For over 119 years, The Gateway Family YMCA has served the local community, and we are here with 24-hour housing and social services for over 300 individuals, families and veterans each evening, in Elizabeth and Plainfield.
We Need YOUR Help to Support Our Y as we Support Our Community.
No one could have imagined or prepared for the world as we know it today. As a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic, The Gateway Family YMCA is supporting additional costs at a time where revenue generating programs are temporarily closed. As a nonprofit community organization, we exist to meet the needs of the local community, and as those needs grow, so does our need for community donations.
As you can imagine, the community need is great at this time. Our housing and social services programs are the critical link for those in the community. Please consider a gift in support of our housing programs. Together, we will get through this.