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who is compelled to donate after seeing how YMCA summer camp helped their grandson unplug from technology and energized him to become engaged with the environment 

Retired teacher, 

who spent their career inspiring at-risk youth to stay in school, and contributed to the Y because they saw how YMCA programs helped keep kids engaged and become leaders in their community


who was inspired to give a portion of his retirement assets after witnessing a patient embrace exercise and healthy living to defeat chronic illness 

Kind stranger, 

whose bequest saves a child's life from drowning because his parents received financial assistance that allowed them to send their son to swim lessons

Your Legacy Can Become Their Future

Give the Gift of Opportunity to Children, Families, Seniors & Community Members.

When you consider including the YMCA in your estate plan, your generosity empowers meaningful change for years to come. 


Types of Planned Gifts

Learn more about ways to give and find the option that matches your goals.


You can include the Oshkosh Community YMCA in your will or estate plan. You control your assets for your lifetime and provide a wonderful gift to support the YMCA’s future.


Sample Bequest Language

I give to the Oshkosh Community YMCA, the sum of $___________ /or __________ percent of the remainder of my estate (or trust) to be used for its general uses and purposes (or for the benefit of a specific branch, program, or purpose).

Retirement Plan

You can name the Oshkosh Community YMCA as a beneficiary of your IRA, 401(k), 403(b), or other qualified retirement plan through a simple change of beneficiary form.

Life Insurance Beneficiary

You can name the Oshkosh Community YMCA as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy through a simple change of beneficiary form.

Charitable Gift Annuity

You can make a gift to the Oshkosh Community YMCA and receive back a guaranteed income stream for life for you and a loved one.

Outright Gift

You can give a gift to the Oshkosh Community YMCA endowment with cash or securities.


We are here to help.

For questions, to learn more about the YMCA's charitable giving, or for assistance making your donation, please contact us.



Patti Weissling 

Financial Development Director

Phone: (920) 236-3380 ext. 312