Be a part of the Y giving back

The YMCA is called to lead in times of crisis. Your support is vital as we navigate together an ever-changing landscape with the COVID-19 pandemic.

When you donate to the Y, you’re doing your part to strengthen our community—and a strong community is good for everyone.

Thanks to our amazing staff, volunteers, and donors; we are able to serve the community during this current crisis. From childcare for essential workers to facilitating blood drives at our YMCA’s to meal assistance and food distribution and so much more.

Click the link below to give to the YMCA so we can continue to serve those in need!


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Make a gift to support Capital Improvements at Flat Rock River YMCA Camp / Ruth Lilly YMCA Outdoor Center

Eric J. EllsworthHonor Eric’s Ellsworth’s 40+ years of faithful service to the Lord through the YMCA by donating to the newly formed Eric. J. Ellsworth YMCA Christian Mission Endowment Fund to support the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis Foundation (click here).

A Giving Society comprised of generous supporters who donate a total of $5,000 or more over three years to the YMCA Annual Campaign. These multi-year commitments raise the philanthropic standing of the YMCA in Central Indiana so the Y can better support active and healthier lives for all people in our diverse community.

Levels of Giving (over three years):

  • Visionaries – $100,000+
  • Trustees – $50,000
  • Innovators – $25,000
  • Benefactors – $15,000
  • Advocates – $10,000
  • Ambassadors – $7,500
  • Patrons – $5,000

Join the Triangle Society:

Please contact the executive director of your local YMCA, or  Jim Wood, CDO,  at or 317-266-9622.

YMCA Triangle Society Membership Includes:

  • First-hand opportunities to see the YMCA mission in action.
  • Interaction and networking opportunities with other Triangle Society members, Central Indiana business leaders, and philanthropists.
  • A distinctive gift honoring your commitment to the YMCA
  • An invitation to our premier Triangle Society member reception.
  • Your name on an individual banner hung at your local YMCA.
  • Recognition on large banner listing all Triangle Society members and displayed in all 12 YMCA’s in Greater Indianapolis
  • Insider access to the President and CEO and latest Y news through events, newsletters, and other Triangle Society communication pieces.

When you give to the Y, you:

  • Expand early learning programs to better prepare more kids for school.
  • Give more teens a safe, positive place to go when they are not in school.
  • Help individuals and families get active and develop healthy habits to prevent the onset of chronic diseases.
  • Provide Y programming for children, teens and adults who need us most.
  • Make sure the Y continues to be FOR ALL!