Support Down East Family YMCA

2024 Annual Campaign - be somebodys hero

Be somebody’s hero!

In 2023, the heroes of our communities donated their time and money to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

Youth Development

Over 400 children were enrolled in our child care, after-school and day camp programs. We provided more than $180,000 in scholarships so that families in need were able to participate in these programs. 

Healthy Living

4,000 adults & seniors pursued active lifestyles at our fitness & recreation centers in Blue Hill, Bucksport & Ellsworth. 22% of our members receive financial assistance, totaling more than $130,000 in scholarships.

Social Responsibility

350 volunteers of all ages gave back to the community through Y programming, including child care, aquatics, youth sports and fitness, totaling 4,320 hours of service.

be a hero - donate now!

See our 2023 donors. 

Every gift makes an impact.
Please donate today.

 100% of your tax-deductible donation makes our community stronger through Y programs focused on Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility.

Donor Recognition Levels

Friend: $1 – $249
Patron: $250 – $499
Sponsor: $500 – $999
Century: $1,000 – $2,499
President: $2,500+

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Patron Level Donor
Friend level donor
what kind of hero will you be?

Community is Power

We have fitness centers in Ellsworth, Bucksport and Blue Hill; summer camps in Eastbrook, Bucksport and Blue Hill; and a day care center in Bar Harbor and two in Ellsworth. We improve the lives of newborns to seniors.

You can be a hero!

With your donation, countless children and families will gain self-confidence, build lasting relationships and start their journey to a healthier lifestyle. When you invest in the well-being of our community you ensure every child and family has access to the Y.

Celebrating heroes of Hancock County since 1961.