News & Events

25 NOV 2022

OPB donation and loan financing propel Eugene Family YMCA project forward

When the Eugene Family YMCA built its current facility on Patterson Street in 1955, the founders couldn’t have known that the needs of the community would one day outgrow the building. Fast forward to 2022. Through a nearly $48 million...

30 SEPT 2022

$1 MILLION TYKESON MATCH EXCEEDED

Meeting the match marks the end of the $5 million THIS IS Y Community Phase of the Capital Campaign for a new Y.

11 MAY

2022

$1 MILLION MATCH WILL COMPLETE THE COMMUNITY PHASE OF THIS IS Y CAPITAL CAMPAIGN FOR A NEW FLAGSHIP FACILITY

The Eugene Family YMCA needs to raise only $1 million to reach its Capital Campaign Community Phase goal of $5 million thanks to hundreds of generous donors and an influential new match challenge from the Tykeson Family Foundation.

14 APR

2022

OCCU Foundation Partners for New Y and Financial Literacy

$100,000 gift to be recognized in the new Y’s Youth Learning Lab and solidifies commitment to educate youth about finances.

01 MAR

2022

Eugene Family YMCA Makes Final Land Payment for New Y Property

The $2.85 million land was purchased from 4J School District in 4 payments throughout the last 6 years.

15 FEB

2022

Lane County Medical Society endorses New Y project

Capital Campaign for a New Y is endorsed by oldest physician organization in Lane County

11 FEB

2022

CAPITAL CAMPAIGN FOR A NEW Y MEETS ANOTHER MILESTONE

More than 80 donors contributed to a $250,000 match launched Jan. 3, bringing the total dollars raised in the $5 million Community Phase of the Campaign for a New Y to $1,726,106.

06 JAN 

2022

Incredible Progress Toward New Y: $500K Match Exceeded in 6 Weeks

Because of the incredible generosity of 441 donors, the Eugene Family YMCA is more than $1.2 million closer to its Community Phase fundraising goal of $5 million for a New Y and has launched a new $250,000 match in the new year!

28 JUN 2021

Legislators Reauthorize $15M for Y's New Flagship Facility

COVID-19 stalled sale of lottery-backed bonds from 2019 Legislative session; 2021 Legislature includes the Y in $445 million package

22 JUN 2021

Y Welcomes New Slate of Board Officers

Eugene Family YMCA welcomes new slate of board officers Joe Carmichael to lead Board into the new Y Eugene, Ore., June 22, 2021 - The Eugene Family YMCA welcomes a new slate of Board Officers as it emerges from the...

08 JUN 2021

Chambers Family Foundation Gifts $1.5 Million to the New Y

The Eugene Family YMCA enthusiastically celebrates a $1.5 million gift from the Chambers Family Foundation for the new Y to be built at 24th Avenue and Hilyard Street.

20 APR 2021

The Jaqua Family Inspires $4 Million to the New Y

The Eugene Family YMCA expresses its heartfelt appreciation for the completion of a challenge grant by the John E. and Robin Jaqua Fund of Oregon Community Foundation, which inspired 145 donors to raise a total of $4 million for the new Y.

15 MAR 2021

Y Celebrates $650,000 in gifts to new Y

The Capital Campaign for a new Y celebrates significant gifts totaling $650,000 that mark critical contributions toward the $42 million goal.

22 DEC

2020

Eugene Family YMCA's Capital Campaign Project Celebrates Significant Milestones

$42 million project reflects the ability to serve immediate and future community needs, as well as respond to emergencies

21 OCT

2020

Magnanimous Donors Believe In The Impact Of The Eugene Family YMCA Toward A Thriving Community

The Eugene Family YMCA is honored to announce that several gifts totaling $450,000 are advancing the Capital Campaign for a new Y, which has also met a key architectural milestone: 50 percent completion of the construction documents.

11 AUG

2020

Union Pacific Community Ties Giving Program Supports Eugene Family YMCA's Capital Campaign For A New Y

The $20,000-plus gift is intended to improve quality of life where Union Pacific employees live and work.

16 JUN

2020

PacificSource Health Plans Partners With Eugene Family YMCA For Bold Vision Of The Future

The $200,000 gift will help build the new Y, expand youth development and provide financial assistance.

08 JAN

2020

Bill And Michelle Service Provide $4 Million Leadership Gift To Create Lasting YMCA Impact In Lane County

The largest single gift toward the Y's Capital Campaign represents commitment to the Y's crucial role in the community.

23 DEC

2019

Tykeson Family Foundation Contributes $100,000 To Build The New YMCA

Tykeson gift recognizes the Y's work to encourage health and inclusivity.

17 DEC 

2019

Eugene Family YMCA Raises $1 Million Through Betty Soreng Oregon Community Foundation Challenge Grant

Generous Y supporters help Capital Campaign for a new flagship facility

02 JULY 2019

Eugene Family YMCA Awarded $15 Million In State Capital Construction Funding

One of Oregon's oldest nonprofits will replace aging facility, expand services.

FOR MORE GIVING INFORMATION AND OPPORTUNITIES:
Danielle Uhlhorn, Chief Development Officer
541.686.9622 ext. 247
danielle@eugeneymca.org

The Eugene Family YMCA is 501c3 non-profit. EIN 93-0500679