FACILITY NOTICES: The Mapleton Y is closed July 1-7 for annual maintenance. The Arapahoe Y ice rink is closed July 2-3 for construction. The Arapahoe and Longmont Ys are open July 4, 8:00am-6:00pm (no fitness classes or Child Watch).

WAYS TO GIVE

Without the generosity of our donors, the Y could not be a champion for parents, kids and seniors in Boulder, Broomfield and Weld counties. No matter how you want to support the Y, your gift will be administered as you like — having the kind of impact you want to make in your community.

Community Support Campaign

For a Better You. For a Better Future. For a Better Us.

One in three members and participants access Y offerings with the help of financial assistance. As a nonprofit organization, we never turn away anyone based on inability to pay. 

But we need your financial support to keep that promise.

The YMCA of Northern Colorado’s Community Support Campaign takes place every February. Your gift to the annual Community Support Campaign ensures that all people have the opportunity to thrive — regardless of their financial resources.

HERE’S HOW YOUR DONATION TO THE YMCA OF NORTHERN COLORADO HELPS:

$25 - Gives the Gift of Reading

Helps replenish the books in our preschool lending library. Reading with a child develops language skills, exercises the brain and enhances concentration.

$50 - Gives Nutrition

1 out of 7 kids in Boulder County goes to bed hungry. The YMCA/BVSD Weekend Nutrition Bag Program provides a healthy food source for these children over weekends and holiday breaks.

$100 - Gives Swim Lessons

Provides life-saving swim lessons for a low-income child. Studies show that formal swim lessons are associated with an 88% reduction in the risk of drowning in children.

$250 - Gives a Week of Day Camp

Campers learn to build confidence and resilience by challenging their abilities, and nurture new friendships with children from different walks of life.

$500 - Gives a Week of Resident Camp

Campers disconnect from technology, experience the power of nature and learn new outdoor skills in a beautiful setting.

$1,000 – Gives a Month of Preschool

Preschoolers enjoy a creative and research-based curriculum designed to build on their individual strengths and interests,

GIVE TO THE Y

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Y Splash

Sep 21, 5:30 pm-10:30 pm

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94%

The percentage of students in the Longmont summer camps and after-school programs who receive YMCA financial assistance and CCAP (childcare assistance).

Meet the Burton Family. They participate in YMCA of Northern Colorado programs with the help of financial assistance and have thrived within our community.

The YMCA of Northern Colorado has become a support system and safety net for parents in need of extra support. Here are the stories of some of the families.

“In Boulder, we have families that aren’t visible to average people, but they are visible to the Y.”

—Bob, YMCA Donor

Capital Development & Other Projects

Capital development gifts provide the community with resources, properties and assets that make impacts long into the future. They ensure Y facilities are kept up to date, and they make sure the Y has space for life-changing programs.

The Cohagen-Platt Sports Field, Carlston Ice Arena, the Y pools, YMCA Memorial Garden and the Arapahoe Y pool bubble are all made possible with capital development gifts.

 

Gift Matching

You can make an even greater impact with your donation by securing a matching gift from your employer. When your employer supports your charitable giving, it amplifies the impact of your gift and helps us serve more families.

 

Endowment

Leave a Legacy for Years to Come

Endowments secure the long-term sustainability of this organization, ensuring that the Y will be here to help our community for generations to come. 

The YMCA of Northern Colorado Endowment Fund consists of legacy gifts intended to support the vision and sustainability of our YMCA. As this fund grows, earnings will support programs in our annual operating budget, provide flexibility in developing programs to respond to changing community needs, support future facility maintenance and create a safety net for times of crisis or economic uncertainty.

Supporting the YMCA of Northern Colorado Endowment Fund ensures that your impact on this organization, this community and your neighbors continues long into the future. With your gift, the Y will be here for years to come.

As you consider a gift to the endowment fund, explore these options:

  • Outright Gifts
  • Wills and Revocable Living Trusts
  • Life Insurance
  • Charitable Trusts
  • Charitable Gift Annuity
  • Beneficiary Designations
  • Charitable Lead Trusts

Make a Difference With Your Membership

Making a gift to the Y and supporting your community is easy when you donate through your Y membership. Simply add a small amount to your monthly dues by choosing our bronze, silver or gold giving options. Your gift will help keep the Y available to families who need us most.

BRONZE MEMBER: Add an additional $5 a month to your regular membership dues. As a bronze member, your annual donation of $60 will allow us to pay for a child’s swim lessons.

SILVER MEMBER: Add an additional $10 a month to your regular membership dues. As a silver member, your annual donation of $120 will allow us to send a child to a week of summer camp.

GOLD MEMBER: Add an additional $15 a month to your regular membership dues. As a gold member, your annual donation of $180 will allow us to help a single parent with childcare.

Visit the front desk to sign up contact membership@ymcanoco.org or call 303-443-4474.

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Development Department

303-443-4474 ext. 1301
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