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Any amount is welcome, and all of your donation will be used to fund the YMI and its activities.
If you choose a recurring gift, it will continue until you request it stopped, either through your PayPal account or by contacting us.
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The YMI Cultural Center uses PayPal to process its online payments safely and securely. You don’t have to create a PayPal account to make a payment.

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Your contributions go to support all of the YMI’s endeavors, including educational and public programs, exhibitions and a host of other initiatives that make for an enriching experience. Your generosity helps to strengthen our mission of promoting interculturalism and the preservation of cultural identity through a variety of program offerings.

The YMI Cultural Center, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and all contributions are tax deductible.

The best way to contribute is to do so online using this form. If you prefer to make a contribution over the phone, contact us at (828) 257-4540.

You can also mail us a contribution at:

YMI Cultural Center, Inc.
39 South Market Street Asheville NC 28801

Again, we thank you for your generous support of the YMI Cultural Center.

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Volunteers work directly with visitors and staff to add to the visitor’s experience as well as provide critical behind-the-scenes support. Our goal is to find a match for your interests with various volunteer opportunities at the Center.

To find out how you can help, call (828) 257-4540 or use our contact form . Be sure to tell us a little about yourself, your interests and availability.

Some of the Benefits of Volunteering with the YMI Cultural Center

  • Contributing to the success of arts and culture in the Asheville community
  • Expanding your knowledge about African American art, history and culture
  • Challenging yourself to learn a new skill
  • Forming new friendships