Help brighten a child's world. Instead of not having a blue crayon to draw the sky or feeling self-conscious because of worn-out shoes, YMCA Bright Beginnings recipients start the school year with confidence and pride. Your donation, at any level, ensures children are prepared to succeed.
Ensures a complete YMCA Bright Beginnings experience for three children – each child receives a backpack full of school supplies and a shopping trip with a caring volunteer shopping buddy to select two fall outfits including shirts and slacks or blouses and skirts, undergarments, shoes, and a sweater or jacket (if available). The trip also includes a meal, program T-shirt, and souvenir photo.
Allows a brother and sister to share in the excitement of a YMCA Bright Beginnings shopping experience and return to school feeling prepared and confident.
Guarantees a complete YMCA Bright Beginnings experience for one child.
Provides one new outfit and shoes for the first day of school.
To make a secure online donation to YMCA Bright Beginnings, click the Donate button and select the YMCA Bright Beginnings campaign in the drop down menu on the donation form. If you would like your gift to serve children from a specific YMCA's community, select that branch after selecting the campaign.
To mail in your gift, please download the PDF below:
YMCA Bright Beginnings Remit Instructions
and mail it to:
YMCA of Greater Richmond
2 W. Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Attention: Financial Development Department
* If you would like your gift to serve a specific community, please designate on the check the YMCA branch to which it applies.
If your organization or company would like to partner with YMCA Bright Beginnings, please contact Tino Luna, Association Community Development Director, at lunat at ymcarichmond dot org.
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