YMCA of Southwest Nova Scotia

Ways to give to the Y

There are many ways you can help people access essential services, opportunities to better their lives, and a sense of community and belonging.

Find the giving opportunity that’s right for you below.

Donate to Support Other Areas at YMCA

The YMCA of Southwest NS is a charity empowering people with essential services, opportunities to better their lives, and a sense of community and belonging. With the support of our incredible donors, we deliver programs and services at over 80 locations across Nova Scotia to meet the most urgent needs in our communities.

What you need to know:

Staff giving at the YMCA

Staff can support our YMCA philanthropically through our payroll deduction form. 

📚  $5 per paycheck will help a student access tutoring

🍝  $15 per paycheck will feed a child after school

🏕  $25 per paycheck will send a kid to camp

🏊🏾‍♀️ $50 per paycheck will ensure a family can stay active together every month

Staff Giving Form

Access to Opportunity Payroll Deduction Form

Access to Opportunity is a fund at the YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth that’s specifically designated to help make our programs accessible to everyone in our community. Whether they’re joining our Community Y Basketball Team, bringing their families to the John W Lindsay YMCA, accessing our Immigration programs, going to Camp, or partaking in Employment services – no one is turned away at our YMCA!

Membership Assistance

We are committed to eliminating financial barriers and providing everyone the opportunity to participate in YMCA programs and services. A YMCA financially assisted membership offers access to the same facilities, programs, and services at a reduced rate.