Estate of Larry Gibson Supports YMCA of Eastern Ontario’s Fundraising Campaign

Published on: 2024/06/18 - in News

The YMCA of Eastern Ontario has received an offer from the Estate of Larry Gibson to match donations up to $45,000 in support of their annual fundraising campaign.

This matching gift will double the impact of every donation, providing $2 in support of local kids, teens, and seniors for every $1 donated. The YMCA expressed is appreciation for this support, which will contribute to their financial assistance program.

“We are very grateful for the support shown us by the Estate of Larry Gibson. It means that $90,000 is given to our financial assistance program for the $45,000 raised. It goes a long way to ensure that everyone, regardless of financial circumstances, can access the Y’s healthy programs and services, sparking possibilities for so many,” said Rob Adams, CEO, YMCA of Eastern Ontario. “Every year we are humbled by the spirit of our community as donors dig deep to support others; the matching fund program doubles this community impact.”

The campaign, titled “Ignite the Spark,” aims to raise $432,000 in 2024. All donations will support the YMCA’s programs and services, helping to ignite the spark in the community and reach individual and collective potentials.

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