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YMCAs are asking supporters to sleep out so others don’t have to this year by taking part in special Sleep Easy events all over England and Wales. A staple part of our fundraising since 2010, Sleep Easy has seen more than 6,000 people sleep rough to raise £1m for local YMCA services that help young people rebuild their lives. Get involved by speaking to your local YMCA and help us raise awarenes...
Liam, the inspiration behind YMCA England's festive appeal, #LiamsChristmas, thanks everyone who has sent in donations and messages of support in this touching video
In this touching video, our residents thank everyone that sent in Christmas cards in response to YMCA England’s #XmasWishesAppeal
For the past year, YMCA's Youth Ambassadors have advocated and worked on behalf of other young people nationally and internationally while representing YMCA. They are young people from YMCAs across England and Wales who receive training in media, research, public speaking and youth democracy to become YMCA leaders of tomorrow. We're proud of what they have achieved in 2016. Here are some of our Y...
At the end of 2015, Kenny found himself homeless when his long-term relationship came to an end. After being referred to YMCA North London, he got involved with the Fat Macy's project, which creates pop-up restaurants across London to help residents save for a tenancy deposit. Thanks to YMCA, Kenny will be spending this Christmas in his own home, in Milton Keynes.
Snapshot of our annual youth awards
Watch the inspirational stories of Meg, from YMCA North London, Sokol, from The Y Leicester, and Mark, from YMCA Newcastle. All three were finalists at YMCA's Youth Matters Awards 2016, an event to recognise and celebrate the achievements of young people, and the projects that serve them, from YMCAs across England and Wales.