BUILDING A BRIGHTER FUTURE
ANNUAL SUPPORT CAMPAIGN
After 52 years of serving Collier County, the Y understands what our community needs to be its best. Working with our donors and partners, the Y provides everyone the opportunity to be healthy and thrive, to connect with others, and contribute to a better community.
TOGETHER, WE CAN BUILD BRIGHTER FUTURES
All people deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. Through support of our Annual Support Campaign, a brighter future is within reach.
Here are some of the ways your donation will make a difference:
$50 GIFT PROVIDES SCHOOL’S OUT FUN DAYS
A gift of $50 provides a child a day of fun, enriching activities with positive role models on their day off from school.
$100 GIFT PROVIDES YOUTH SPORTS
A gift of $100 provides a season of Youth Sports, teaching positive values, teamwork and confidence kids need to thrive.
$250 GIFT PROVIDES AFTER SCHOOL
A gift of $250 provides a child with recreation, role models and homework assistance for one month of YMCA after-school care.
$500 GIFT PROVIDES YOUTH MEMBERSHIP
A gift of $500 provides a one year youth membership for two youth, creating a sense of belonging, achievement and friendship.
$1,000 GIFT PROVIDES SUMMER DAY CAMP (INCLUDES BANNER)
A gift of $1,000 allows a child to experience leadership, learning and all the joys of Summer Day Camp for an entire summer.
$2,500 GIFT PROVIDES SWIM LESSONS (INCLUDES BANNER)
A gift of $2,500 provides ten children 3 months of life-saving skill development and self-confidence.
$5,000 GIFT PROVIDES EARLY LEARNING (INCLUDES BANNER)
A gift of $5,000 provides one child one year of school readiness programing, ensuring our children reach their full potential.
Your support helps the Y deliver on our commitment
The Greater Naples YMCA touches thousands of lives daily. We are so grateful that many choose to share their Y stories with us.
Read or view the stories of those helped right here in our community.
QUESTION: Why is the Annual Support Campaign necessary?
RESPONSE: We conduct the Annual Support Campaign to make sure everyone in Collier County has a chance to belong and participate at the YMCA, regardless of circumstances and ability to pay.
QUESTION: What is the Campaign Goal?
RESPONSE: The goal is to raise $150,000 to provide membership and program financial assistance scholarships for youth, families and individuals regardless of circumstances, ability to pay or what zip code they live in, ensuring participation, support and involvement.
QUESTION: Doesn’t the Y get financial support from dues, program fees, grants and other funding sources?
RESPONSE: Yes, the YMCA certainly gets a lot of community support from multiple sources, but it is simply not enough to cover the full cost of operating the facilities and delivering all of the programs. It’s also critical that the Y keeps its membership dues and program fees as affordable as possible. Membership dues only cover the cost of maintaining and operating YMCA facilities and programs. Contributions from the Y Annual Support Campaign provide the needed financial assistance Scholarships for youth, individuals and families in need of membership or programs, regardless of circumstance, ability to pay or what zip code they live in.
QUESTION: Does all of the money raised in the Y Annual Support Campaign stay here?
RESPONSE: Yes, 100% of the contributions stay right here, serving people throughout Collier County.
QUESTION: Why should I give to the Y’s Annual Support Campaign, I’m not a member?
RESPONSE: You benefit by having a strong YMCA in the community that provides meaningful services and opportunities to those who need our help the most. The YMCA makes our entire community a better place to live and work.
ANNUAL SUPPORT CAMPAIGN
BANNER RECOGNITION PROGRAM
The Y’s Annual Support Campaign provides financial assistance scholarships for youth, families and individuals in need of Y membership or programs. Your support ensures that everyone has a chance to belong and participate, regardless of circumstance, ability to pay or what zip codes they live in.
To show our gratitude for your support of the Y’s charitable work through the Annual Support Campaign, contributions of $1,000.00 or greater will have a personalized banner with your name or company’s logo proudly displayed in the gymnasium. 100% of your gift makes an immediate impact right here at the Y.
Banner contributions are renewed annually.
To sponsor or for additional information, please contact:
Mark Hanke, President & CEO
Carly Gibb, Mission Advancement Director
For more information on the Y's Annual Support Campaign, please contact:
Mission Advancement Director