At the Y, our hearts, hands, and focus are on supporting the community we serve in its recovery from the devastation of Hurricane Florence.

Since the storm, the Y has served as a community comfort station with hot showers for community members as well as Temple Baptist Church rescue workers. We provided a place to sleep for All Hands and Hearts volunteers, staging space for Duke Energy, and activity space for kids from Easter Seals. The Y gave parents the opportunity to have a safe space for their children by providing full day care for our After School kids following the storm.

In response to the impact our community has been faced with, the Eastern Carolina Young Men's Christian Association has established a local relief fund to support those who were affected by Hurricane Florence. At this time our biggest needs for contributions are:

  • To support local Y members, staff and program participants who have lost their homes and belongings
  • To provide funding so the Y can offer low-cost, fincancial-need-based services, including Child Care, to families affected by the storm

Donate Online

Click here to donate online- it's fast and simple! Just be sure to provide us with your contact information so that we can properly acknowledge your donation.

Donate In Person

Drop-off your donation at the Twin Rivers YMCA during regular operating hours. Our Membership Team will be sure to safely deliver your donation to our development office. Please allow 2-5 days for checks to be processed.

Twin Rivers YMCA
100 YMCA Lane
New Bern, NC 28560

Mail A Donation

Please make checks out to Eastern Carolina Young Men's Christian Association, and note "Hurricane Relief" in the memo line. All donations can be mailed directly to our development office at:

Attn: Cindy Rice
Eastern Carolina Young Men's Christian Association
100 YMCA Lane
New Bern, NC 28560