Ways to Give


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It is with deep gratitude that we recognize and acknowledge our community for their continued dedication and support of the Family YMCA of the Desert.  Together we are committed to providing meaningful resources & programs that serve infants through seniors.

Donate today to the Y and help us support families across the Coachella Valley. The Family YMCA of the Desert is the largest provider of licensed childcare in the Coachella Valley in addition to providing many opportunities in youth and family programming.

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a young girl playing with a set of wooden blocks. She is wearing a face maskThese past few years has been some many of us will never forget yet we continue to look forward with encouragement and endurance.

During these times, the Family YMCA of the Desert has walked through each day with courage and strength. Today, our dedicated staff and Board of Directors continue to meet the year head on with determination to continue Y services to our Coachella Valley residents. We are reaching out to you today and ask you to consider supporting us in “Cheers to 40 Years” annual campaign. Together we can make a difference!
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A group of children took their faces through a hula hoop and smile at the cameraYour donation helps keep the Y and its programs running!

Pledge today to the Family YMCA of the Desert and make a lasting impact in our community. Your planned donation helps support children and families across the Coachella Valley. No matter the size, your gift helps our community grow and thrive, giving youth and adults alike a place where they can learn new skills, improve their health, and make new friends. If interested in donating to the Y via your will, trust or life insurance please contact our Director of Development, Terri Bona at

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Support the Family YMCA of the Desert every time you shop online on Amazon!Create an account on smile.amazon.com and choose the Family YMCA of the Desert as the charity you want to support. A percentage of your purchase will be donated to the Y at no extra cost!

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Donor-Advised Funds are an easy and tax-efficient way to manage charitable giving. Donor-Advised Funds allow donors to receive an immediate tax deduction for their charitable contribution, and then recommend grants from the fund on the donor’s own timeframe.

Clients of some of the largest Donor-Advised Funds can easily make a designation by conveniently clicking on the link of their Fund at the bottom of this page.

Grants made to the Family YMCA of the Desert through Donor-Advised Funds are designated to be used “Where Most Needed.” However, if you have a specific interest, please contact Terri Bona, Director of Fund Development, at 760-341-9622 or email at . Family YMCA of the Desert’s tax I.D. number is 95-3673295.

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