Giving Tuesday


What is #GivingTuesday?

Occurring this year on November 28, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, following the widely recognized shopping days Black Friday and Cyber Monday. #GivingTuesday aims to kick off the holiday giving season and inspire people to collaborate in improving their local communities by giving back in impactful ways to the charities and causes they support.

This year, the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington joins individuals and organizations in nearly 100 countries for a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity.


How can you help?

For more than 160 years, the Y has been working to fill the gaps across the greater DC metropolitan region. This year, join the Y on #GivingTuesday and allow us to expand our reach and continue making a positive and lasting impact on thousands of our neighbors!

Your gift will help empower our community to thrive. Give back here

$25 provides one child with an activity fee to cover STEM programs to prevent summer learning loss.

$50 covers a healthy snack for one summer camp group per day to ensure they are getting nutritious food to support summer activity.

$225 allows one child to attend a YMCA Traditional Camp so they can learn, discover, stay active, and engage in value based activities during the summer.

$450 pays for one child to attend a YMCA Aquatics Camp, which teaches children water safety and builds self-confidence.

$550 pays for one child to attend a YMCA Travel/Outdoor Adventure Camp, which helps them learn about our environment, create lifelong relationships, and build self-esteem.

$1,000 covers YMCA Traditional Camp fees for a family with three children for one week to allow them to have a safe and nurturing summer camp experience.


You can designate your gift to a particular branch, or leave it unrestricted for the greatest need.

Your gift is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

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