Your Gift Their Future

Did you know the Hanover Area YMCA has an Endowment Fund? The Hanover Area YMCA Community Enrichment Fund is the Y’s general endowment fund. Our obligation is to use this fund toward physical, mental and emotional enrichment and development of youth, adults and families as we identify needs and opportunities in our community. This fund receives any level of either outright or planned donations.

The Hanover Area YMCA Community Enrichment Fund accepts the following gifts:

  • Outright Gifts of Cash, stock or other securities.
  • Tribute Gifts in honor of or in memory of a loved one.
  • Charitable Will Bequests
  • Beneficiary Designation Gifts including retirement accounts and life insurance
  • Charitable Gift Annuities
  • Charitable Remainder Trusts
  • Charitable Lead Trusts


HERITAGE FOUNDATION members are a very special group of people who have chosen to have a lasting impact on the Hanover Area YMCA by generously making or planning future gifts to our Y. Our members believe in the tradition and mission of the YMCA and want to ensure that this heritage is continued for future generations.

How Can I Become A Member?

  • Include the Hanover Area YMCA in your estate planning and simply let us know. Unless you tell us, we may not know about your planned gift until after your passing.
  • Make an Outright Gift of cash, stock or other securities/assets with a value of $1,000 or more.

Benefits of Membership

  • Invitations to annual meeting and special YMCA  events and youth programs.
  • Receive semi-annual newsletter that includes Hanover Area YMCA program updates.
  • Your name included in the YMCA annual report, website and on the Heritage Foundation plaque in our facility (unless anonymity is desired).


Tara Kauffman

Financial Development Director

[email protected]

Cam’ela Bisch

Chief Executive Officer

[email protected]


W.Y. Alleman

Allfirst Bank

Louise Anderson

Clair Bange

Clair & Margaret Bange

Bank of Hanover

Mr. & Mrs. Robert Baum

David & Carol Benfield

Allen & Mary Bittinger

Andy & Sharon Brough

In Memory of Tom Caler

William B. & Alice Combs

Dr. & Mrs. Todd DeVan

In Memory of Todd DeVan

Ivan C. Dutterer, Inc.

Barbara & S. Forry Eisenhart, Jr.

Don & Mary Ann Fiery

Linda & Kevin Flannery

Douglas & Vivian Gent

P.H. Glatfelter III

In Memory of Edward Gobrecht & Carroll Lingg

In Memory of Grover Gouker

In Memory of Thomas R. Harding

John and Sally Howe

Andy Hoffman & Bobby Little

James Huber

In Memory of Lana J. Kelly

Todd & Carol Kennedy

Gene & Sheila Latta

In Memory of George Lawrence

Lavern & Brenda Leese

Leister’s Furniture, Inc.

Kenneth & Ruth Leister

In Memory of Kenneth W. Leister

Tom & Vicki Leister

In Memory of Virginia S. Markel
G. Steven McKonly
Linda W. McKonly
Mark & Pamela Meabon
Sarah & Victor McCloskey
Miller Chemical & Fertilizer Corporation
Dave & Kim Muela
Clinton N. Myers Foundation, Inc.
In Memory of Ruby Myers
Barry & Nancy Newton
Oppedal Family
In Memory of W.T. Osborne
In Memory of Jerry Overbaugh
In Memory of Robert L. Pagel
John J. and Janet L. Rego
In Memory of F.X. Rice
Herbert P. Rutters
In Memory of Kenneth Sanders
Leslie & Barbara Savino
Lawrence B. Sheppard Foundation
Christine Smith
Donald B. Smith
Paul E. & Josephine Spears
Bruce Stair
James & Cynthia Staub
Megan P. Sunday
Kurt & Barb Thomas & Family
Arlene Utz Hollinger Foundation
Robert & Leah VanSant
Alan Warehime
In Memory of Charles “Chis” Warner
T. Lawrence & Peggy A. Way
Wheat First Union
In Memory of John Winand