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As a beacon of hope and positive change, the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA stands committed to nurturing the potential within every individual and fostering a sense of belonging. We invite you to join us in our mission to empower communities and transform lives.

At the core of the YMCA’s existence is a dedication to youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. We believe that by addressing these pillars, we can create a holistic approach to building stronger individuals and communities.

Meet John, who discovered the benefits of healthy living at the YMCA. Through fitness classes and nutritional guidance, he not only improved his physical health but also formed lasting friendships, that combated social isolation and a life altering medical diagnosis.

To continue our impactful work, we need your support. Funding is crucial to expanding our programs, reaching more individuals in need, and maintaining our facilities. Your contribution will directly contribute to the well-being and development of countless lives.

In 2024, the CCC YMCA intends to raise $1,535,000 in scholarship funds, for the financial aid awards to those who need us most.

How You Can Help:

  1. Donate: Your financial support will fuel our programs, ensuring that no one is turned away due to financial constraints.
  2. Volunteer: Become a part of our community by volunteering your time and skills. Your involvement can make a significant difference in the lives of those we serve.
  3. Advocate: Spread the word about the YMCA’s mission. Advocate for the importance of youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in creating vibrant and resilient communities.

By supporting the YMCA, you are investing in a brighter, healthier future for individuals and communities. Together, let’s empower, inspire, and transform lives. Join us in making a lasting impact that resonates for generations to come.

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Consider making a gift:

  • A $1,000 gift supports a homeless family to receive their permanent supportive housing placement.
  • A $500 gift sends an at-risk youth to Summer Camp.
  • A $250 gift supports a working family by assisting with Early Learning or School Aged Child Care cost.
  • A $100 gift helps the Y teach a child to be safe in and around the water, and to learn how to swim.
  • A $50 gift provides basic living items for a family in need.

Your tax deductible gift will be allocated to the branch selected and acknowledged as an unrestricted donation. The YMCA uses unrestricted gifts where they can do the most good, and we are committed to connecting our community’s most critical needs with donors like you who make a difference.  The Central Connecticut Coast YMCA is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, charitable community service organization, EIN: 06-0662195. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. No goods or services were provided in exchange for your generous financial donation.

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The Central Connecticut Coast YMCA Heritage Club honors those who have made a commitment to provide for the future of your YMCA. Heritage Club members, by their current or planned gift, ensure that the values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility endure and that Y programs will positively impact your community for generations to come.  Click to Make Your Mark with a Legacy at the Y.


Our friends and supporters care deeply about the future of our communities.

The Power of Sponsorship of the Y:

No one comes to the Y expecting anything other than change, positive change for mind, body and spirit. As a leader in our community, we know you understand the power of change and that your business is a driving force behind it. Together we will continue to build stronger communities. Together we make a better us.

  • Raise the visibility of your business
  • Increase awareness and preference for your products and/or services.
  • Be a part of our journey.

Contact your local Y Branch or call 203 777 9622 to explore sponsorship packages that will benefit your Company while benefiting the community.