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When You Give, We Can Give Back

The South Shore YMCA is a charity. As the region’s leading nonprofit for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, we work side-by-side with our neighbors every day to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. To do our important work, the Y relies on charitable donations to our Annual Campaign from Y members, volunteers, businesses and members of the community.

When you are involved with the Y, you become the better you, helping to bring about lasting positive change for you and your community. Whether you want to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve your health and well-being, or give back and support your neighbors, your involvement with the Y will positively impact those in your community.

Giving Opportunities

Give Today

There are so many ways for you to give to your community by donating to the South Shore Y.


A gift of cash is the simplest way to make a donation and support your Y. Give online today or mail to us at South Shore YMCA, 75 Mill Street, Hanover MA 02339

Donor-Advised Funds

You can recommend a gift through your donor-advised fund by calling your fund manager to recommend a grant, or log in to your fund and make a grant online. Learn more.

Corporate Matching Gifts

Double or triple the impact of your donation with a matching gift from your employer.

Stocks, Bonds, and Real Estate

Donate your stock, securities, or real estate to support our mission while providing you with potential tax benefits.

Retirement Assets

Donating part or all of your unused retirement assets such as a gift from your IRA (70.5 minimum distribution), 401(k), 403(b), pension, or other tax-deferred plan is an excellent way to make a gift to the Y.

Gifts of Insurance

If you have a life insurance policy that has outlasted its original purpose, consider making a gift of your insurance policy.

Legacy Giving

Leaving a gift to the Y in your will or by beneficiary designation is a great way to make a lasting difference in strengthening our community. If you have made provisions already in your planned giving, please notify the Y so that we can welcome you into our Heritage Club.

In Memoriam

Donate to the South Shore YMCA in honor of a loved one.  Provide a link to ssymca.org/donate or have checks mailed to us at South Shore YMCA, 75 Mill Street, Hanover MA 02339


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July Donor Newsletter

Check out the latest Donor Newsletter and see how the generosity of our community makes a positive impact on the South Shore YMCA every day. JULY DONOR NEWSLETTER

Meet Our Development Team

Mary Orne

Chief Development Officer

John Galluzzo

Development Writer

Kathy Quigley

Development Director



Check out our events page for details on all events happening at the South Shore YMCA, designed to build community and raise funds for our causes. View All Event Listings


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