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Blood Drives

Several of our locations host blood drives through the American Red Cross on a regular basis.  Giving blood helps several lives at once and is a quick process!

Visit the American Red Cross to register and for more information. Pre-registration is required; no walk-ups allowed. 


Food Drives

The Tuckahoe Family YMCA hosts a Food Drive the third Wednesday of every month to benefit Welbourne United Methodist Church’s Food Pantry. A table will be located at the old entrance by the flagpoles to drop off items for the Food Drive, and you can drop off all day long!

High Demand Items:

  • Canned chicken/tuna
  • Canned fruit
  • Canned veggies and beans
  • Cereal(all kinds)
  • Pasta
  • Pasta sauce (no glass please)
  • Jelly (plastic containers please)
  • Peanut butter
  • Individual snacks
  • Crackers (Saltines, Ritz, Graham, etc)
  • Kid snacks-fruit snacks, pudding cups,
  • Pop-tarts, small snack packs, raisins, jello
  • Canned Ravioli/spaghetti O’s
  • Toilet paper

Thank you for your support of our community! For questions or more information, please contact Leslie Beck-Long at becklongl@ymcarichmond.org.


Virtual Volunteering 

You can stay Healthy at Home and help out, too!

  • Email a card or letter to isolated seniors. Send a photo of your card/letter to hereforseniors@ymcarichmond.org and we’ll coordinate sending to YMCA senior members as well as local retirement communities and nursing homes.