Why Give?

We are proud to serve Clark, Fanwood and Scotch Plains. Charitable giving to the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA allows us to have a greater impact on our community.

Today, we need your help more than ever to carry out our mission: to nurture the potential and well-being of our kids, to continue to promote healthy living among all, and to strengthen a sense of caring and social responsibility across our community.

Anyone who comes through our doors finds the support they need to learn, grow and thrive. At the Y, families become closer, children grow and blossom, seniors discover new energy, and those with disabilities find new abilities and new hope.

Last year, the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA offered $397,460 in financial assistance largely supported by Annual Campaign gifts. These funds went to support:




7th Grade Membership


Chronic Disease Prevention


Child Care


Day Camp




Classes & Programs


School Age Child Care

When you give to the Y, every dollar donated remains local and helps us reach more people through life-changing programs and services.


Your gift will help pay for youth sports for a child building their confidence.


Your gift will provide a deserving child an opportunity to become water-safe with swim lessons.


Your gift will support LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA, a free program for cancer patients and survivors.


Your gift will provide a child a safe place to participate in our preschool or before and after school programs.


Your gift will provide a child with summer day camp to build lifelong memories.


Your gift allows a family to enrich the quality of their lives thanks to a year-long Y membership.

For more information about giving to the YMCA, please contact Anne Vardy at 908-889-1999 or avardy@fspymca.org.