Raffle And Online Auction Underway To Raise Funds For Y’s Financial Assistance Program

A 20-minute scenic helicopter ride with Classic Air Medical for up to 3 people. is one of many exciting items to bid on in the Y’s online fundraiser auction which runs through Oct. 31. Riders must be vaccinated. Rides are on hold due to Covid-19 until further notice, however the winning bid certificate holder will be honored at date to be arranged with Classic Air Medical. Courtesy photo

Two tickets to a 2022 Santa Fe Opera season performance are included in the Y online auction. The winner will be able to choose from a list of available dates and productions. Donated By Santa Fe Opera. Courtesy photo

A 36-inch by 42-inch crocheted blanket donated by Janelle Vigil Maestas is awaiting bids in the online auction. Courtesy photo

An irridescent blue dragon fly plate in red-orange glass field, made by artist Andrea Lynch, 8.5″x8.5″, is one of many items on the list for the Y fundraiser online auction. Courtesy photo


The Family YMCA is selling raffle tickets to win $1,000 and hosting an online auction through October 30, at the website Ybid21.givesmart.com. The raffle and auction are a fundraiser for the Y’s financial assistance program that helps 200 children and 100 adults be in Y programs.

People may also access the site by texting Ybid21 to the number 76278. Donations are 100 percent deductible, and auction items are deductible for funds paid over full market value.

Some funds will also support the Espanola YMCA Teen Center.