Annual Campaign


IMAGINE the Possibilities: 

At the Darien YMCA, we believe in the transformative power of imagination: it fuels our mission. Imagine a place where everyone feels welcomed, connected, and empowered to pursue their dreams, regardless of their background or circumstances. Together, we can make this vision a reality. 

IMAGINE the Difference You Can Make: 

Your unwavering support has always been the driving force behind our success. As we navigate through ever-changing times, your commitment to our cause becomes even more meaningful. By contributing to the Darien YMCA Annual Campaign, your generosity enables us to: 

  • ** Provide working parents with a safe place to send their kids after school
  • ** Provide families with opportunities to grow together
  • ** Provide seniors the joy of better health and lasting friendships
  • ** Provide cancer survivors the chance to rebuild their health and wellness
  • ** Support our entire community and ensure access to the Y for ALL 



gives one week of fun and reliable afterschool care to a family in need.


gives six life-saving swim lessons to a young person in need



gives one senior a Y membership and the joy of health and community


gives one cancer survivor 12 weeks of group training sessions to rebuild their strength and stamina.

  • Donate Now
  • Make a check payable to Darien YMCA and mail to Darien YMCA, Development Office, 2420 Post Road, Darien, CT 06820
  • Call the Darien YMCA, Development Office at (203) 655-8228 ext.1358
  • · Download an Annual Appeal pledge card here, complete, and email to Karen Ford at
  • Complete your donation online, via mail or in-person
  • Research your employer’s matching gift process and submit donation receipt
  • Confirm your company has made a donation to the Darien YMCA
  • Setup your recurring gift online!
  • Call the Darien YMCA Development Office at (203) 655-8228, ext. 1358
  • Download a pledge card here, complete, and email to Karen Ford at
  • Donate Stock, Set-up a Legacy Gift, or Honor Someone, please contact Karen Ford at (203) 655-8228 ext. 1358 or
  • Give an in-kind gift of supplies, equipment, or furniture, contact Karen Ford at (203) 655-8228 ext. 1358 or
  • Senior taking Aqua Fitness at the Darien YMCA

    The Darien YMCA is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, charitable community service organization, EIN: 06-0859795. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. No goods or services were provided in exchange for your generous financial donation.