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Take action.
Make a difference.

Each day, YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly is striving to make the world a better place. For over a century we have helped to positively impact the lives of those we serve – children, youth, families, and even our own staff.

Join us today in our cause to strengthen the foundations of community. By making a donation to YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly, you can help sustain the life-changing work that we do. Your gift can do many things – it can facilitate greater support of youth programs, provide more financial assistance to those who need a mountaintop experience, enable innovation and allow for the continued improvement of our campus and facilities.

There are many ways you can contribute and every gift, large or small, is appreciated. Gifts can be planned or outright.

Annual Giving

Create opportunities for all ages to learn, grow and thrive.

Capital Improvements

Enable us to continue to modernize our facilities and keep our campus relevant.


Ensure Blue Ridge's ability to fulfill our purpose and mission for years to come.

Frequently Asked Questions - Giving at Blue Ridge

Each year individuals like you, YMCAs, and corporations open their hearts and wallets to the needs of those in their community. The gifts of hundreds of Blue Ridge friends quickly adds up and the lasting impact of your generous contributions has helped make YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly what it is today.

Your generosity helps support our programs that allow others to grow in spirit, mind, and body. A gift can build long-term financial stability for the Assembly and can affect countless lives in the years to come. Gifts to the Assembly are used to scholarship conference participants, support our operational budget, provide financial support for collegiate staff, or many other options. Your gift may be given in honor or memory of someone or you may designate a particular need you would like your gift to meet.

Our past, present, and future depend upon YOU. We rely on the generosity of many to help people of all ages and walks of life to be more healthy, confident, connected, and secure. Our goal is to serve as many people as possible that can benefit from our life-changing work. With your help, YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly can continue to impact youth and turn no one away due to an inability to pay.

There are many ways you can contribute and every gift, large or small, is appreciated. Gifts can be planned or outright. We have several on-going capital development campaigns that need your help!

Yes. YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly is a tax-exempt 501 © 3 organization, so your gift is fully tax-deductible as a charitable contribution. All donations receive an IRS compliant thank you note for tax reporting purposes.

Yes, you may designate your funds to a specific program or cause within YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly. If funds are not designated to a specific location or program they will be utilized in the areas identified with the greatest need. Examples of typical endowments include, but are not limited to:

  • Youth Development
  • Christian Service
  • Blue Ridge Facilities
  • Staff and Alumni