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Move to Give
Move to Give is an annual event that inspires thousands of people to raise funds through a wide variety of physical activities. Participants will choose how they Move; community & family activities, choose your challenge, virtual activities, and more. Individuals and families will challenge themselves physically while giving back to their community through this fun event.  Over the past 8 years, the YMCA has engaged over 8,000 people and raised over $750,000 for the people to access YMCA programs and services.

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Giving Tuesday
Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and celebrate generosity worldwide. Each year, the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka asks the community to make a pledge to provide opportunities by making a charitable donation or by spreading our message through social media. Mark your calendars for Giving Tuesday on November 2, 2023!

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The Muskoka Novel Marathon
The Muskoka Novel Marathon is an annual event to raise funds and awareness for adult literacy in Huntsville and surrounding areas. To date, the event has raised over $213,000.

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Are you looking for ways to raise your business profile and support a healthy and inclusive community? Consider sponsoring a YMCA program or event. Advertising tells your clients what you do, sponsorship tells them who you are and what you stand for.

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Third Party Events
Planning a fundraising event and you’d like to use the proceeds to support the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka? Contact 705-726-9622 ext 1450,

YMCA Spotlight Gala
The YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka is thrilled to announce the overwhelming success of the ‘Blueprints of Our Future’ fundraising gala, which took place on November 17 at Liberty North. The gala brought the YMCA community together, and the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka is deeply grateful to all who joined them in support of the new Barrie YMCA.

Stay tuned for information about next year’s gala! For more information about the YMCA Spotlight Gala, please click here.

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