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A gift of your time, treasure or talent can help the Y continue to serve those who need us the most.

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We're More Than a Gym.  We're Making an Impact ...

In our community and across our region, YMCA of Southwest Florida has the presence and partnerships to not just promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change. In partnering with the Y, you can feel confident your contribution is making a meaningful, positive impact.

Let us show you how we plan on doing this, with our strategic plan for Growing our Impact in 2024-2026.

Volunteer Your Time and Talents

Volunteer with the YMCA and be a catalyst for positive change in your community. By supporting our mission, you'll have the opportunity to make a tangible difference in the lives of others, while also experiencing personal growth and fulfillment. Whether it's mentoring youth, organizing community events, or providing essential services to those in need, your involvement with the YMCA creates lasting impacts that extend far beyond yourself.

Join us in our commitment to bringing about lasting personal and social change, one volunteer opportunity at a time.

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Find More Than a Job at the Y

At YMCA of Southwest Florida, our primary focus is catalyzing positive change within our communities. This includes initiatives such as providing meals for those in need, creating safe havens for children to thrive and learn, and offering resources to enhance the quality of life for all individuals. You'll find genuine purpose in your daily work when you contribute to building brighter futures for today's youth, combating hunger, promoting community wellness and advocating for equality.

Whether you're seeking a rewarding full-time career or part-time opportunities, the YMCA offers both, allowing you to make a meaningful impact while supporting and empowering our community. After all, our community is at the heart of everything we do.

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Answering Some Common Questions...

Is my donation tax deductible?

YMCA of Southwest Florida is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. To claim a donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes, please keep your email donation receipt as your official record. We’ll send it to you upon successful completion of your donation.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept credit card donations through the online form provided. We also accept cash, check, and stock transfers. Cash payments can be made in person at your local YMCA center. Check payments can be mailed, as well. 

How can I contact someone in the Development Office?

The YMCA of Southwest Florida's development office is always looking forward to connecting with you about our mission. To contact our office, please reach out via our contact form

How do I find more information about volunteer opportunities?

Our volunteer opportunities change throughout the year, so the best way to learn about current opportunities is by checking out our website's volunteer page, where we keep opportunities updated. 

My company is interested in sponsorship – how do I find more information about that?

Partnering with the Y through sponsorship not only provides visibility and helps reach marketing goals, but also lets your employees give back to their community in a meaningful way. For more information, please view our Cause Campions page.

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