Louise and her son Ben escaped an abusive home, Lauren could no longer afford to pay for child care after her husband died of cancer, Ben needed assistance after he was down-sized from his job. Donors to the YMCA Strong Kids campaign helped welcome them into our YMCA family; giving them HOPE and HEALTH at a time when they needed it most.
Lives really are being changed everyday at your YMCA!
Supporting the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign is easy.
- Make an online donation.
- Give with your heart! For a minimum donation of $2, you can buy a Y heart. Donations of $20 or more will receive a tax receipt if a pledge form is completed.
- Organize or support an upcoming fundraiser events such as the Oakville Taekwondo Club Kick-a-thon.
- Share your Y story. Tell us how the YMCA made a difference in your life. Your YMCA stories will inspire others and can help raise funds so that more children, youth and families have the opportunity to have a YMCA experience. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or better yet join the conversation and post on our Facebook page YMCAOakville or tweet mentioning @YMCAOakville.
YMCA experiences can have a lifetime of impact. Through the generous donations to the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign, you can help ensure that everyone, regardless of their financial circumstances, has the opportunity to have a YMCA experience that can change their life.
We believe that everyone deserves a chance to reach their full potential. Gifts to the YMCA Strong Kids campaign help those who have fallen on hard times by providing them with financial assistance to subsidize the costs to participate in YMCA programs.
“Our YMCA is doing so much more than teaching my son Will to swim, they’re helping him succeed in a way I never thought possible.
They changed our lives.”