Helpful Videos and Documents for Annual Campaign Volunteers

Children around a table in classroomThank you for being a dedicated volunteer to the Annual Campaign!

We want to ensure you have all of the resources you may need to share your Y story with others. Below are a variety of resources to help you campaign for your YMCA.

Training Videos

Get an overview of Annual Campaign and how to be a successful fundraiser.

Informational Videos

Useful Links on Our Website to Incorporate in Your Communications — Our home page for the YMCA of San Diego. — A primary landing page for an overview of ways to give to the YMCA. — The direct form for donating to the YMCA.

Helpful Documents

Children playing a game at the YMCA2024 Annual Campaign Brochures by Branch (PDF)


  • Ask My Y Activity - Develop your Y story with this helpful Madlib activity.
  • Prospecting Activity - Use this document to think about your circle of influence to help identify potential donors.
  • Anticipating Objections - Prepare yourself with tips and tricks on how to overcome a fundraising objection.

Sample Letters to Download and Print

Sample Introductory Letter — Contact a potential donor and introduce our campaign's cause.

Sample Thank You Letter — Thank a donor for their contribution. (Click here to download a foldable, printable thank you note).

Donor Advised Fund and Wire Transfer Instructions

Stock and IRA Rollover Gift Instructions

Classy Fundraising Page Support

Classy Fundraising Site:

Classy Fundraising Page Instructions — Step-by-step guide for creating a personal YMCA fundraising page.

Social Media Assets

Social media posts, Instagram stories, Zoom backgrounds — Download zip folder

Questions or Comments?

If you need help or have any questions, please contact:

Courtney Cordero
YMCA of San Diego County — Vice President of Development
Email: [email protected]