YMCA Worcestershire: Calling all local businesses to support Sleep Easy event

Businesses can support the event by either donating or sleeping out. YMCA Worcestershire is looking for local businesses to support their Sleep Easy event and help raise vital funds. Why Should you Help? Aside from meeting other businesses and improving your profile by being involved with the event. Having local businesses support the Sleep Easy…

Sleep Easy-What’s it all about?

Sleep Easy is a YMCA fundraising initiative raising money to help change the lives of vulnerable young people. Since the event began in 2010, an almost £1million pound has been raised by hundreds of people who chose to sleep rough for just one night. The aim is simple: spend a night sleeping rough to highlight the…

Giving young people a voice

Dan Owen who was awarded the YMCA Worcestershire’s Positive Impact award has gone from strength to strength and has now been elected to join the Worcestershire ‘Youth Cabinet’. Being part of the youth cabinet is an exciting opportunity for Dan. He now has the opportunity to have his voice heard by local, regional and national…

Where do I go from here?

  Where do you see yourself in a few years’ time? This is a question I – along with many other teens – get asked on a daily basis by practically anyone who engages in a conversation about what you are doing at the present moment. It’s a pretty simple question if you have a…

My Placement Week

This week I have been in the YMCA office Redditch working with Charlotte completing various tasks. I learnt a lot from looking at the digital marketing side of the YMCA and how people here advertise volunteering opportunity’s and charity events through social media such as Facebook and Twitter and how important social media actually is…

40acts

At the YMCA we try and do Lent a bit differently. So what’s it all about? Lent is a season in the Church calendar that helps Christians prepare for Easter and Holy Week. It’s often associated with giving things up and during the season many people try and go without everyday conveniences, luxuries or creature…