For the YMCA to be successful in Tillamook County, fundraising is key. The Y must secure $200,000 in donations each year to be have a sustainable operation. Two major annual components for this effort are the Support Our Y (SOY) campaign and the YMCA Dinner & Auction.
This year the SOY campaign raised a record $90,000 to support the Y’s effort to not turn any community member away for financial reasons.
“This was an exciting campaign;” we had a lot of fun and the community shared great stories of why they decided to support the Y,” said Kaylan Sisco, the YMCA’s Executive Director. “I cannot say thank you enough to everyone who helped with this year’s campaign.”
The theme of this year’s SOY campaign was “You Belong Here” and focused on stories from individuals and groups who utilize the Y and its programs.
The YMCA Dinner & Auction will be Saturday, Sept. 14 and has a goal of raising $100,000. Typically 300 people attend the Auction & Dinner to celebrate and support the Y. If you or your business are interested in supporting the YMCA Dinner & Auction contact Kaylan at the Y at 842-9622 or email email@example.com for more details.