Please join us in building a strong culture of philanthropy at the YMCA of Martha's Vineyard. Community support has a profound impact on our ability to effectively adapt to the evolving community needs of childcare, health and wellness by curating programs and partnerships designed to support generational changes in young people and today's families.
Different giving vehicles provide different advantages, based on your personal situation and philanthropic goals.
One hundred percent of your contribution will benefit local programs. Gifts are kept in perpetuity and invested to generate income used to sustain the Y. Please consider making the ISLAND LEGACY SOCIETY part of your estate plan today.Pledge Form
Designate the Y to receive gifts through a will or trust that could include cash, real estate, stocks, and bonds.
A contract that provides you or your beneficiaries a fixed annual income in return for your tax-deductible donation of cash, investments, or other assets.
Name the Y the beneficiary of your retirement plan assets, possibly reducing your heirs' tax burden.
Name the Y as a primary or secondary beneficiary in your insurance contract.
Through a special arrangement, establish a trust and name the Y beneficiary.
Outright gifts, including cash, land stock, insurance or other marketing assets, to this fund are managed by Rockland Trust. Earnings on the contributions support the Y annually, while the principle continues to grow and serve into perpetuity.
Now Valued at over 3 Million, this fund was established by visionary members of our community who wanted their charitable gifts to care for Island generations to come.