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At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. You can help kids learn, grow and thrive, as well as ensure no one is ever turned away due to the inability to pay. Donations provide financial assistance to make Y programs available to everyone in our community.

Every gift makes a difference. Everyone has a role to play. Together, we can do so much more.

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2021 YMCA Annual Impact Fund

One Community. One Impact.

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit our area, the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina responded to community needs through providing emergency childcare to essential workers, hosting blood drives at our branches, creating virtual wellness experiences, and so much more. Our work is not possible without donors who support the Y's mission of helping all people reach their God-given potential in spirit, mind and body.

Your gift supports programs like:

  • Elementary & Middle School Before and After School Academy
  • Summer Exploration Academy (day camp)
  • Safety Around Water drowning prevention/Swim lessons
  • YMCA Diabetes Prevention program
  • Bright Beginnings
  • Teen programs like Youth and Government & Black and Latino Achievers
  • Senior programs
  • YMCA Literacy and ESL tutoring

We appreciate your support. Thank you for helping make a difference.

How can I support the Y?

Find out more about ways to give and volunteer opportunities.

Where Your Donations Go

We have an extraordinary opportunity to ensure a brighter future for our community, but we need your help. Your gift to the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina will have a lasting impact by helping us to reach more people through life-changing programs and services.

$75 Will give a child the opportunity to learn the life-saving skills of swimming or gain confidence during a season of youth sports.

$175 Sends a child to a week of Summer Exploration Academy (day camp) filled with enriching, healthy activities and positive role models.

$270 Provides one month of After School Academy care for a child in need of a safe place to go after the bell rings.

$420 Gives a senior one year of access to the YMCA where they can connect with new friends and improve their health.

$829 Sends a child to YMCA Camp Hanes for one week of outdoor education and character-building activities.

$1,000 Provides a family with a year of the Y's programs and facilities - empowering a family to lead healthier, happier lives.

$1,200 Develops a group of teens as future leaders through Achievers programs, community outreach, and Youth and Government programs.

$1,750 Ensures the Y's Community Integrated Health programs will help people fight chronic diseases in programs like YMCA Diabetes Prevention, LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA, and Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring.

$2,500 Provides academic enrichment and fun in the YMCA Before and After School Academy.

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With your help, the YMCA can continue to turn no one away due to an inability to pay. When a YMCA volunteer contacts you, please say yes. It truly can make a difference in so many lives.