Support the Y's Work Today!

Join our movement for a better US.  Make a 100% tax deductible contribution today to support kids, families and your community.

Donate by Mail

Make checks payable to:
YMCA of the Central Bay Area
2111 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Berkeley, CA 94704

Contribute by Phone

To make a contribution by phone or to transfer stock/securities, please contact:

Julie Rickert, Director of Development
(510) 486-8408

Donate to a Branch

To contribute to a particular branch, please link to our branch locations and select donate, or click on one of the links below.

Albany YMCA

Downtown Berkeley YMCA

Irvin Deutscher Family YMCA - Pleasant Hill

YMCA Early Childhood Services - Head Start

PG&E Teen Center

  PG&E Teen Center Programs


  Youth & Government

  Youth Institute

  Teen Task Force

Corporate Giving

We invite companies to support the Y by sponsoring a youth or a program for a year or as a sponsor for our Annual Volunteer Appreciation event.

Planned Giving / Legacy Gifts

Planned gifts help ensure the continuity of our Y for generations to come. We understand the decision to make a legacy gift is personal. We want to serve you and your family with helpful information to make the process easier.

Donate a Car

Do you have an old or unneeded car, truck, boat or other vehicle sitting in your driveway, or taking up space in your garage? Consider donating it to YMCA of the Central Bay Area. Give us a call.

Contact Information:

YMCA of the Central Bay Area

Julie Rickert, Director of Development
2111 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 486-8408

Why Your Gift Matters

Without the generous support of individuals, businesses, and organizations, the work we do for kids and families would not be possible. The Y offers families and youth in need the support to help them thrive.

The Y is for everyone. Our programs, services and initiatives enable kids to realize their potential, prepare teens for college, offer ways for families to have fun together, empower people to be healthier in spirit, mind and body; welcome and embrace newcomers and help foster an environment that embraces our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

Donor Privacy

To ensure privacy, all information concerning donors, including names and addresses, names of beneficiaries, nature and worth of estates, etc. will be kept confidential by the YMCA of the Central Bay Area, unless the donor grants permission to use selective information for purposes of referral or testimonial. YMCA of the Central Bay Area does not sell, rent or lend names and addresses including email addresses of our donors to any outside individuals, businesses, or organizations. The annual report and donor walls are public information and only provide giving levels.