We’re more than a gym. We’re here for all, every day, with programs that encourage healthy families, connect people to supportive resources, give kids safe places, confidence and a voice in our community, and inspire social good.
We’re stronger together. Behind every success story, there’s a Hero who provided support, guidance, and a caring hand.
Be a Hero, For a Better Us!
Join our cause today to become a Y Champion and volunteer or give to the Annual Campaign. There are plenty of ways to get involved:
- Make your own gift to the Annual Campaign.
- Support military families with a gift to the Patton Family Fund.
- Give a donation to the Good Job Fund to create and sustain healthy programs and memberships for individuals and families throughout all phases of life.
- Volunteer as a coach or get involved with volunteer projects with Togetherhood.
- Support events that bring community together to help those who need us the most.
Be a part of something great!
Go boldly and GIVE TODAY.
In 2017, The Summerville Family YMCA gave over $250,000 in financial assistance and program subsidies to 3,405 local youth and families in our community.
Here are some of the ways your donation will make a difference:
|> Strengthen foundations for youth and families through access to safe and enriching child care for parents and preventative programs that connect community to critical pathways and resources.|
|> Encourage healthy spirit, mind and body in everyday lives for people of all ages. From diabetes prevention and LIVESTRONG cancer recovery support, to nutrition and fitness programs that help combat childhood obesity, the Y is here for healthy living.|
|> Help kids reach their full potential through youth and teen programs that help to close the achievement gap, give kids access to summer camp experiences, and provide a framework of social support at school and in the home — grounded in the Y’s core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.|
Frequently Asked Questions
How will my gift be used?
Donations to the Annual Campaign are used to to create and sustain healthy programs and memberships for individuals and families throughout all phases of life. In addition, the Annual Campaign provides seed money for the establishment of new programs and services or the expansion of programs and services to new communities or neighborhoods.
Why should I give to the Annual Support Campaign? I already pay my membership dues and program fees.
Membership dues and program fees are established to offset the direct costs of delivering YMCA programs and services to our members and program participants. Annual Campaign donations are used to provide affordable access to our wellness centers and programs.
I am not a member of the YMCA. Why should I give?
The Summerville Family YMCA provides the community with quality programs that help children, teens, families and seniors live healthy and productive lives. If you live, work, or own a business in the area, you can be assured that your donation is making Summerville a better place to live, work and raise a family.
Can I give online?
Is my gift tax deductible?
Yes, The Summerville Family YMCA is classified by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. As such, all charitable gifts received in the Annual Campaign are tax-deductible to the extent of the tax code.