CUKES CARE - Day of Giving
March 2, 2021
Day of Giving! CUKES CARE!!!
Email from Head Coach Dan
There’s no getting around it, this year has been incredibly hard on everyone. About a month ago I sent out a recap of everything that our program accomplished in 2020 which was another banner year in YSSC long history of success. But while it was nice to look back at the state titles, being a leader across the nation in safely returning to practice, and giving back to the community through our various #CukesCare initiatives such as Carpenter’s Table and Harvest Pack, I failed to mention the humbling accomplishment of our YSSC Families stepping up in the midst of a pandemic and helping us reach our Annual Campaign Goal for 2020!
Now, more than ever the YMCA of Greater Spartanburg’s Annual Campaign is important to the entire YSSC Family. It is our belief that learning to swim is a necessity, not a luxury. The dollars raised during our Annual Campaign go directly back into the community, and in addition to helping families with valuable programming such as YSSC, last year we were able to provide free swim lessons to nearly 200 children who otherwise would not be safe around water. Please help us in our work to eradicate drowning from the Greater Spartanburg Area by giving to the 2021 Annual Campaign.
Unlike most charities where you have to question how much of your dollar actually goes to the cause, the YMCA of Greater Spartanburg gives back over $3.00 for every $1.00 collected, without a dime going toward administration costs. The majority of families who request financial aid are able to come off of scholarship in under 90 days and these scholarship packages provided by the YMCA allow their children to continue participating in programs with no disruption while the family gets back on its feet financially.
I know this year will be harder than most for families to donate these valuable funds, but I am confident that we will be able to meet our team’s goal of $46,000.
This year we have made it easier than ever before to donate:
TEXT “GOCUKES” to 44-321 and follow the secure link that will be sent to your mobile device.
There’s swimming and there’s YSSC Swimming. Thank you for being part of the difference!