Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Larry Gibson Estate to match funds for YMCA Ignite the Spark campaign

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The YMCA of Eastern Ontario has received a funding boost to help them reach their fundraising goal. The Estate of Larry Gibson will match donations up to $45,000.

According to a release from the YMCA, the organization is “extremely grateful” for this gift and is encouraging everyone to make donations while you can double your impact. Every $1 donated provides $2 in support of kids, teens and seniors in our communities.

“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 of 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.”

Every donation helps to ignite the spark in our community, helping us reach our individual and collective potentials, the YMCA expressed. The fundraising goal for the 2024 Ignite the Spark campaign is $432,000.

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