Washington County Family YMCA Launches Capital Campaign Kick-Off Party and Raffle Event at Cars N Coffee Extravaganza

Washington County Family YMCA Launches Capital Campaign Kick-Off Party and Raffle Event at Cars N Coffee Extravaganza

 The Washington County Family YMCA is gearing up for an action-packed day of community celebration and philanthropy as it announces the launch of its Capital Campaign Kick-Off Party and Raffle Event, set to take place at the Cars N Coffee event on May 11, 2024.

In collaboration with Salem Motorsports Park, the YMCA invites families and car enthusiasts alike to join in the excitement at the Salem Motorsports Park from 8 am to 12 pm. The morning will kick off with a wide array of youth activities, including gaga ball, hula hoops, and other fun games, providing entertainment for children of all ages. Additionally, Dowling Family Photos will be on-site, capturing unforgettable moments as kids and families pose with spectacular cars.

As part of the festivities, the YMCA will officially launch its public phase of the "Beth Armstrong- Y For All Capital Campaign," aimed at raising $4.0 million to build an indoor community recreation center and a much-needed childcare center in Washington County. The Capital Campaign represents the Y's commitment to providing quality childcare and vital indoor recreation spaces, addressing critical needs in the community.

In conjunction with the Kick-Off Party, the YMCA will also unveil its highly anticipated Raffle Event, offering participants the chance to win a brand-new 2024 Bronco Sport. Tickets for the raffle will cost $100 each, with a maximum of 2,000 tickets available. The raffle opportunity will be open through June 19, with

the drawing taking place live at the Washington County 4-H Fair at 6:00 pm.

To make the event accessible to all, kids under 12 will enjoy free admission, and the first 50 adults through the gate will also receive complimentary entry. Additional adult tickets will be available for $5 per person.

"We are thrilled to kick off our public phase of the Capital Campaign with such a exciting event," said Kristy Purlee, Chief Executive Officer of the Washington


County Family YMCA. "The support of our community is vital in realizing our vision of a healthier, more supported Washington County. Together, we can build a brighter future for our youth and families."

Join us on May 11th at the Salem Motorsports Park, 2593 W. St Rd 56 in Salem, IN for a morning of family fun, philanthropy, and the chance to win big with our Raffle Event. Together, let's make a difference in the lives of those we serve.

The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The YMCA relies on the time, talents and treasures of the community to offer valuable programs and services.


For more information on how you can play a part in

impacting our community, or to purchase raffle tickets, please contact the Washington County Family YMCA at 812-883-YMCA, visit us at 1709 N. Shelby Street, Salem, IN 47167, or email our CEO, Kristy Purlee, at

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