Did you know that the COVID-19 Stimulus Package approved by Congress created a new universal tax break for charitable donations?
The new law allows non-itemizers to take up to a $300 above-the-line charitable income tax deduction for donations made in 2020. Maximize your benefit now and help the YMCA support the Greater Boston Community during this pandemic.
Why should I provide an email for ticket purchases?
We are 100% committed to the flawless execution of your event. By capturing email addresses during ticket purchase, your guests will receive immediate notification that a ticket has been purchased for them. The email contains pertinent event information which the guest can refer to up to the day of the event and can be used at tax time as a receipt for tax purposes.
While we can't convene in person, nothing can stop us from joining together to make a difference! The Greater Boston community needs us now more than ever, and we need your support. Once you register on GiveSmart, you will begin receiving updates via email and text message about auction items and virtual programming. We will e-mail and text you the direct link to join the virtual gala on the day of the event as well.
In response to COVID-19/Coronavirus, the YMCA of Greater Boston recently closed all of its branches for fitness and aquatics and reopened them as "Emergency Child Care Centers" (ECC) for the children of parents who are essential workers, healthcare providers, first responders, police and firefighters, and others.
The YMCA of Greater Boston is also working with the City of Boston to prevent hunger by providing two meals a day throughout Boston in partnership with others.
All funds raised through this event will go towards the YMCA of Greater Boston's COVID-19 response efforts, as outlined above. The virtual fundraiser will begin with a silent auction, which will open on Wednesday, May 27, and culminate in a live-streamed event.
Thank You to Our Sponsors!
Boathouse Inc. Massachusetts State Auto Dealers Association Peabody Properties Reading Rotary Club Webster Bank
Bay State Physical Therapy Boyd & Turner Insurance BrandTHINK Dedham Savings Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare John J. Ryan Insurance Stoneham Ford