$300 worth of gift cards to spread the word about the Armed Services YMCA!
Please help us spread the word about the Armed Services YMCA! We’re looking for written and video
testimonials that share the importance of the Armed Services YMCA as a part of your life.

Individuals who submit a video are eligible to win a $100 gift card. There will be one random selection and one for best video. Those who submit a written testimonial with an accompanying photo are entered to win a $50 gift card. There will be one winner for the best written testimonial and one winner for the written testimonial category will be randomly selected. Multiple members of a family can participate and each submission counts as a separate entry. Repeat winners are allowed as well – if we select the best video submission and that person just so happens to win the random video selection, that person wins $200 worth of gift cards!

If you tag a friend involved with the Armed Services YMCA on our Facebook testimonial post that will count as an entry towards our randomly selected written testimonial category worth a $50 Amazon gift card! Each friend tagged counts as a separate entry!

Submissions sent in by Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 10pm EST will count towards a double entry!

Important Dates:

  • Wednesday, November 22th at 10pm EST is the deadline for your submission to count as a double entry
  • Final deadline for submissions is Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 10pm EST
  • Winners will be announced Thursday, December 21st on social media


  • $100 Amazon gift card for best video testimonial
  • $100 Amazon gift card for randomly selected video testimonial
  • $50 Amazon gift card for randomly selected written testimonial (or Facebook friend tagging)
  • $50 Amazon gift card for best written testimonial


  • Videos must be filmed horizontally/landscape.
  • Written testimonials must include a separate picture file of the individual or the individual and their family.
  • Testimonials must discuss one or more of the options below
  • Any friends tagged on social media to participate must be connected to the Armed Services YMCA
      Options to discuss:
  • Why the Armed Services YMCA is important to me/my family
  • My favorite part of the Armed Services YMCA is..
  • How the Armed Services YMCA helps me/my family..
  • Discuss your favorite Armed Services YMCA program and how it benefits you/your family

Other Notes:

  • Open to ALL ages! **If a minor wishes to participate, a legal guardian must submit their entry on their behalf and check the release.
  • Individuals may participate in the video contest and the written contest. If someone submits a video and a written testimonial that will count as two entries (unless doubled if submitted by 11/20/17)
  • Interested in tips on creating a great video? Check out this page.


Please email Jess Tundo at jtundo@asymca.org.

Testimonial Submission Form

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