Help Build the Future
Since 1946, our Y has fostered meaningful and lasting personal and social change in Delaware County. This Y was founded to make an important difference in the lives of people. We are here to ensure that people continue to have access to YMCA membership, fellowship and program opportunities. We work alongside our neighbors to ensure everyone has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.
The Y brings people together – from all backgrounds and circumstances – to create connections that transform lives and community. We have always believed that the YMCA is more than a building – the Y is about people – it is defined by the many caring and generous people who are members, staff, and program participants.
In addition to keeping your membership, you can make a charitable donation to the Y and help us ensure that we make a positive difference in the lives of people and our community.
Your Gift, Your Choice
Create a Summer of Smiles,
Laughter and Fun!
This past year has been difficult for everyone.
Kids have been hit especially hard, learning remotely
in front of computer screens for several hours a day.
They have been sheltered from their friends and activities
that help make their childhood great.
Your donation will help a child enjoy the outdoors,
make new friends, regain their confidence.
A donation of:
$100 will send a child to camp for a week.
$250 will send a child to a specialty camp for 2 weeks.
$750 will send a child to camp for the whole summer.
Help us achieve our goal of bringing back those
Smiles, that Laughter,and the Fun of being a kid
at summer camp.
Why should you help?
Because we were all kids once, and we always remember
our own experiences of Summers
filled with Smiles, Laughter and Fun.
The Y is more than a building, gym, pool or
group ex class.
Everything we do is in support of strengthening our
community. The YMCA is more than a building
the Y is about people – it is defined by the many caring
and generous people who are members, staff, and
The Y is a non-profit.
As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, the Y provides crucial
programs and services to more people every year. With the
help of generous donors, we are able to provide financial
assistance enabling members of our community to get
healthy and provide safe, trusted care for their children.
The Y is your partner.
From safe spaces to academic achievement to family
well-being and more, the Y is here to help strengthen
In addition to keeping your membership, your charitable
donation will help our YMCA fund essential programs and
services, maintain our facilities, and support our community.
When you donate to the Y, you are making a
donation towards building a stronger and better us.
Every gift makes a difference.
Your Personal Legacy
The Community Y Foundation Heritage Club
The Heritage Club recognizes individuals and families who
have made a direct (outright) gift or planned gift to the
YMCA’s Endowment Fund to ensure that YMCA programs will
always be accessible to the people need them most.
Membership in the Heritage Club simply requires a
commitment of a gift now or in the future that will
benefit the Endowment Fund in order to ensure a strong
YMCA for future generations. Gifts will be allocated to
the Endowment Fund, with annual distributions determined
by the Board of Directors of the Community YMCA of
Eastern Delaware County.
BUSINESS OWNERS - Pennsylvania Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC)
What is EITC?
Pennsylvania Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC)
Pennsylvania provides tax credits for corporate contributions to Pre-K Scholarship Organizations (PKSOs), nonprofits thatprovide pre-k school scholarships and Educational Improvement Organizations (EIO), or nonprofits, that support innovativeprograms in public schools. Tax credits are worth 75 percent of the contribution; however, a 90 percent credit can be claimed if the corporation commits to two consecutive annual contributions. In either case, the maximum tax credit is $750,000 per company. Credits are awarded to companies on a first-come, first-served basis until the cap is reached. The total amount of tax credits is limited to $110 million. For more information on how businesses can apply, visit dced.pa.gov.
Community YMCA of Eastern Delaware County (CYEDC) is an approved Education Improvement Tax Organization for the Pre-K Scholarship Organization (PKSO).