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Blood Drives

Location information coming soon!

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

Food and Toiletries Drives

On the 3rd Wednesday of the month, these Y locations will be hosting drive-thru donation drop-offs to help neighbors in need. Non-perishable, non-glass food containers and new, unopened toiletry items only, please.

July 15 and August 19, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. (rain or shine)

  • Chester Family YMCA
  • John Rolfe Family YMCA
  • Manchester Family YMCA
  • Midlothian Family YMCA
  • Shady Grove Family YMCA
  • Swift Creek Family YMCA
  • Tuckahoe Family YMCA

Also, at the food drive, you can support kids going back to school

with Bright Beginnings!

Children with the necessities they need to success can focus on learning and thriving. Good hygiene is critical in this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in vulnerable communities. Please donate 5 or more items for our Bright Beginnings program:
Place items in a clear, zipper-locked bag:

• Toothbrush and toothpaste (full-size) 
• Band Aids (one box) 
• Comb or small brush 
• Deodorant 
• Soap (bar soap) 
• Menstrual products (box of tampons or pads) 
• Full-size conditioner 
• Full-size shampoo 
• Hand sanitizer (full-size) 

 

 

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

Virtual Volunteering 

  • 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.