YMCA Youth Voices

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Dear Friends, During the last few weeks we have witnessed the world rise up in protest against racial inequality, sparked by the murder of George Floyd on 25 May in the United States. For many of us, it has opened old wounds; bringing up feelings of sadness, anger and frustration at the deep racial injustices…

YMCA World Challenge 2020

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What? The Global Photo Challenge takes place on our Birthday, 6th June 2020, and is part of the World Challenge activities. It’s a chance for you to show off your favourite YMCA merchandise, have fun, challenge friends and see the diversity within the YMCA. Here’s the schedule for the day How? All you need is…

YMCA Black Country Group calls on community to vote for its ‘Young Achiever’ ahead of prestigious national youth awards ceremony

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YMCA Black Country Group is asking local people to vote for one of its inspiring young people ahead of a prestigious national youth awards ceremony. The local youth charity, which has operates in the Black Country has nominated YMCA young person, Clotilda Tigere as Young Achiever of the Year in Youth Matters Awards 2019. Youth…

New build, New Blessing – YMCA to host a Christian service of dedication

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YMCA Black Country Group is hosting a blessing and Christian dedication service, to be conducted by the Bishop of Lichfield Michael Ipgrave at their new development site, ‘Cleveland Road’ (Wolverhampton) on Friday 28th June 2019. The youth charity, which runs a variety of community services including accommodation, health and wellbeing, education and childcare provisions, will…

Homeless Sunday 2017

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Sunday 22 January is Homeless Sunday.  Homeless Sunday is a way for churches to demonstrate solidarity with people experiencing homelessness in the UK, to challenge the conditions that give rise to high levels of homelessness, and to celebrate the work of the churches and others in tackling homelessness at all levels, particularly locally.

Welcome to Jam-Jaruary!

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Happy New Year! We’re jumping head first into 2017 with our very first fundraiser of the year – and it’s super simple for everyone to join in with. All you need is an empty jar – so don’t throw away your empty cranberry sauce jar once the turkey has run out!

Young People’s Awards Ceremony

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YMCA Black Country’s Supported Lodgings will be holding its first Young People’s Awards Ceremony at Wolverhampton Council Chambers on Wednesday 7 December. Awards will be presented by the Mayor of Wolverhampton to Young People from Supported Lodgings for outstanding achievement. Clifford Harding, winner of the Pride of Britain Award in 2013, will be the guest…