1.  DONATE to the 2018 Annual Campaign FOR A BETTER US. 



US... IS A PROMISE Every day, the Y strengthens communities for kids, adults, seniors and families with programs that protect, teach, connect, heal, nourish and encourage. It’s how we help communities and the “us” who live in them achieve our individual and collective promise. We can’t do it alone.

Your tax-deductible donation will help to ensure that the Y, a charitable, non-profit 501(c)3 organization, will once again be able to offer these vital community programs again next year.

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Please make your contribution to the Family YMCA at Tarrytown today, anyway you choose!

Youth Development

  • Daycare,summer camp and swim program scholarships   
  • Employment training for special needs students
  • Enrichment, Dance, and Theatre programming for underserved youth and families
  • Parent and family counseling in our Y Early Learning Center

Healthy Living

  • Fellowship and swim or fitness therapy programs for senior citizens and injured adults
  • Fitness, Aquatics, Dance, and Theatre scholarship
  • Residence and access to fitness center for 48 men

Social Responsibility

  • Financial support for YMCA family memberships and programs
  • Scholarships for families of deployed military personnel
  • Volunteer opportunities for youth and adults
  • Residence, job counseling and other social services for men

Providing financial support to those in need and focusing on Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility, are what the Y stands for.  We see the results of these good works everyday in the faces of those who participate. A contribution in any amount would ensure these programs are available to everyone who needs them.  Remember, Y Membership Fees keep the building clean, the equipment running smoothly and our staff compensated.  Your donation, however, helps us helps those in need.  Take a look at this summary of how we use Membership Dues vs Your Donations.



Here are a few examples of how your gift can make a difference today:
  • $50 - allows a child to gain confidence by participating in a sports class
  • $100 - teaches a child to swim and to be water safe
  • $250 - allows 2 children to increase self-esteem by participating in a theatre or dance class
  • $500 - fosters independence and teaches new skills to 5 children at a week of summer camp
  • $1000 - enables 3 children to experience the challenge and thrill of performing Shakespeare to a community audience during the month of July
  • $1500 - helps 6 cancer patients lessen the effects of their chemotherapy through fitness and exercise
  • $2500 - provides 10 seniors on fixed incomes the opportunity for social interaction through annual memberships.
  • $5000 - allows 5 familes in need to lead healthier, happier lives with annual memberships at the Y
  • $10,000 - allows 4 underprivileged children to discover their full potential at an entire summer of camp

We count on the generosity of our members, partners and the community at large to keep our doors open to whoever needs a place to go to help them become more healthy, confident, connected and secure. The Y maximizes the use of every dollar.  Of every dollar contributed, 98 cents go directly to programs.

Volunteers work in all areas of the YMCA.  In Childcare, as coaches, mentors, in fundraising events, on our Board of Directors - our volunteers make the difference.  Whether you're a teenager, parent, grandparent or corporate executive, we need  you! All it takes is a little time to make a difference in someone's life.