These letters may spell “give” but when you support the YMCA of South Florida, it means so much more. That’s because the Y is more than a gym…it’s a cause. Supporting the Y is easy, read below on the different ways you can give back to help strengthen our community.
TOGETHER WE WILL BUILD A BETTER US
We’re more than a place, we’re a cause. Every day, the Y strengthens South Florida through programs and services focused on
All kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve, under the guidance of caring adults who believe in their potential. We see every interaction with young people as an opportunity for learning and development–all grounded in the Y’s core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Bernard Parris Healthy Living Health and well-being are all about balance. That’s why we help people and families build and maintain healthy habits for spirit, mind, and body in their everyday lives. By helping kids, adults, families, and seniors from all walks of life to improve their health and well-being, we build a stronger community.
With our doors open to all, we bring together people from all backgrounds and support those who need us most. We take on the most urgent needs in our community and inspire a spirit of service in return. Our members, volunteers, supporters, and staff demonstrate the power of what we can achieve by giving back together.
The Y is leading 501c3 nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility. Every day, we work side by side with our neighbors to respond to our community’s most critical needs, specializing in programs for working parents, older adults, children and individuals seeking to live healthier lives and strengthen the community. We do this with your help to ensure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. We serve over 350,000 kids and families at our 9 membership locations and 200 afterschool sites. Deeply rooted in the community for more than 100 years, we have the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change.
Membership fees keep the lights on and the doors open. Donations invite everyone inside. At the Y, no family, adult or child gets turned away because of their inability to pay. Donated dollars provide membership and program assistance for individuals and families who could not afford to participate otherwise.
Yes. When you give to the Y, your gift has a meaningful, enduring impact right in your neighborhood. All donations made to the YMCA of South Florida support our community.
Every year, the YMCA of South Florida solicits funds for the Annual Campaign. These funds make it possible to keep our promises of making Y Program and services available to all, regardless of ability to pay. All YMCA board members, volunteers, and staff are asked to support the Annual Campaign each year. Financial assistance is supported in part through contributions to the Annual Campaign ensuring our Y remains available to all.
Yes. Please indicate on your pledge the billing and payment arrangements that are most convenient for you. You may spread your donation over several months of you may opt to receive an invoice or give online anytime during the year for the total amount.
Yes. All gifts to the YMCA of South Florida are tax-deductible. Your donation must be received on or before December 31.