Thank you to our generous donors!


David Zaleske


Nancy O. Swanson


John and Melody Ennis

Vladimir Dobrosavljevic and Dragana Popovic

Yoko Karato

Bob and Ginny Smith

Albert and Geneva McKinley

Minghua He and Duanping Liao

Dennis and Michele Mansfield

Julie Faranda

Tom and Yen Pham

Connie and Larry Taylor


Paula Kline and Alan Wright

Liliana H. Drucker

Nancy Cruciger

Alegria Walker Cone

Ellen Solowey

How can I contribute?

1) Donate a costume

Do you have special occasion dresses or tuxedos/suits in your closet that you will never wear again? Share them with our ballroom dancers who will put them to great use on the dance floor! If you are interested in making a contribution, please contact our Treasurer, Lila Selin.

2) Financial Contributions

Monetary donations are always welcome and are needed to cover our team's expenses. If you'd prefer to send a monetary donation via postal mail, we accept checks and money orders made payable to "University Ballroom Dance" at the following address:

Yale Ballroom Dance Team

PO Box 207223

New Haven, CT 06520

Alternatively, you may make donations using PayPal, with the recipient as

Make a gift to the Yale Ballroom Dance Team!

The Yale Ballroom Dance Team is funded largely by generous donations from parents, alumni, and other YBDT affiliates. We welcome donations of any amount. All donations go towards paying for coaches, transporting our members to competitions across the east coast, renting dance space facilities, organizing the Yale Ballroom Dance Competition each October, and sending our team on tour each year.

Please see below for our donation levels and associated rewards:

Amount Donated

Donor Status


Any amount


Name on website; free mug



Name on website under Bronze donor; free mug



YBDT Fleece jacket; name on website under Silver donor; name displayed in Yale Competition program; free mug



YBDT Port Authority wind breaker; name on website under Gold donor; name displayed in Yale Competition program; free mug



Please contact our treasurer, Lila Selin, for more information.