Support Our Work

Your support of the Y and our community is always critical and has been even more meaningful since the start of pandemic, as our neighbors have experienced unprecedented financial and emotional hardship.

Please donate to help our neighbors in need.

Other Ways to Support the Y

The Y has a variety of volunteer opportunities for uptowners to make a difference, welcoming people of all backgrounds to support the Y’s wide range of services and programs.

With the Y’s monthly giving program, you make a difference, every single month. Monthly gifts enable us to strategically invest in specific areas of our work and expand our programs, because we know we have ongoing support. Learn More

Bequests greatly enhance and enrich the programs that the Y offers and also provide funding for capital projects.

You can make a lasting difference with a planned gift. By tailoring your gift to your own financial and estate planning needs, you can maximize the value of your charitable donation and still realize personal, financial, and tax benefits.

The Y has a number of scholarship and memorial funds:

The Dorothy & Elihu Englisher Memorial Scholarship Fund

In memory of the parents of our chief executive officer, the fund provides children enrolled in the Y Nursery School with scholarship assistance.

Sidney Offerman and Victoria Offerman Kursch Memorial Scholarship Fund

Created in 1975 by the Offerman family in memory of our past president, this fund provides families with scholarships to our summer day camps.

Morris A. Weil Scholarship Fund

Established in memory of a late founding Board member, the fund aids Nursery School children.

Pearl Marcus Memorial Fund

Established in memory of our late assistant executive director.

Judge David C. Lewis Fund

Established in memory of a founding Y board member, this fund supports capital improvements in the Y facility.

For more information about Monthly Giving, Planned Giving & Endowments, Scholarships, and Memorial Funds, please contact Y Chief Development and Social Services Officer Victoria Neznansky at or 212-569-6200, ext. 204.

For more information,
please contact:

Victoria Neznansky
Chief Development and Social Services Officer
212-569-6200 x204

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