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Heritage Circle

Committed To Our Community

YMCA Foundation donors are recognized via three categories as described below. Those who make a meaningful gift to the Foundation join the ranks of many Tucson families who are recognized as Heritage Members. Individuals are recognized as Heritage Members when an outright gift is received, a Commitment Form is submitted, or documentation is provided that indicates a gift has been made. Our cherished Heritage Members are dedicated to insuring the YMCA’s character building programs are available for future generations of Tucson’s children and families.

Foundation Donor:

Those who make an outright cash gift of any amount less than $10,000 to the YMCA Foundation of Southern Arizona.

Heritage Circle Member:

Those who make a meaningful outright cash gift to the YMCA Foundation of Southern Arizona. There is a recommended $10,000 gift threshold to be recognized as a Heritage Circle Member. Heritage Circle Membership may also be achieved on the basis of cumulative giving to the YMCA Foundation.

Heritage Legacy Member:

Those who make a planned gift through their estate
to the YMCA Foundation. There is no gift threshold to be recognized as a Heritage Legacy Member.


  • To endow your annual gift forever
  • To positively impact the future and create a legacy
  • To give back to the community
  • To honor a loved one
  • To make sure the YMCA is affordable to everyone
  • To support a specific program or branch
  • To help the YMCA make a difference in our community by nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility.
  • Because caring, honesty, respect and responsibility are important
  • Because every child should have the opportunity to be a part of the YMCA