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Give or Donate to the Y

You Can Make a Difference

The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility due to generous members like you. When you give to Countryside YMCA, you are making a meaningful, enduring impact right in your own neighborhood. Financial assistance makes the Countryside YMCA available to the children, families, adults and seniors who need it most.

Learn more about giving programs at Countryside YMCA:

  • Annnual Campaign – the Annual Campaign funds important community outreach initiatives and is designed to ensure that programs and services are available to everyone, regardless of their family's ability to pay.
    • A Night to Change Lives Gala  - March 10, 2018: This elegant evening of dinner and dancing also includes live and silent auctions to raise funds for our Annual Campaign.
    • Seasonal Fundraising Events – Fun events throughout the year to make giving memorable and promote awareness for our outreach programs.
    • Memorial Bricks – Purchase of a commemorative brick to memorialize your use of the YMCA.
    • Sponsorship Opportunities and Giving Levels Individual and business partnerships to provide services and outreach to the community.
    • The Impact of GivingThe Impact Storybook
    • Recognition of Donors – Contributing donors play an important role in the success of programs. The Countryside YMCA greatly appreciates your generous gifts.
    • Kroger Community Rewards – An easy way to help fund the campaign when you shop at Kroger and use your Kroger Plus Card.Re-register for rewards programs during April.
    • If you're already shopping on Amazon, it’s an easy switch to start doing so from AmazonSmile and then the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the Y. 
  • Endowments – Gift assets to influence future generations of YMCA members.
  • IRA Charitable RolloverAs of December 18, 2015, the IRA Charitable Rollover was passed by Congress and signed into permanent law by the President, allowing  taxpayers age 70 ½ or older to transfer up to $100,000 annually from their IRA accounts directly to charity without first having to recognize the distribution as income. For more information on this form of charitable donation, contact Debra Phillips.
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