YMCA Crewe Sleep Out is back!

‘Sleep Easy’ our annual sponsored sleep out is the biggest fundraising event in our calendar, and its back this October for a third year. On Saturday 15th October, local businesses, community groups and individuals, as well as staff, trustees and volunteers from YMCA Crewe, will come together to take part in our sleep out, raising…



Independent Living Survey

To help us get a better understanding of the realities of leaving home for people born and raised in Crewe, we’ve launched the YMCA Crewe Independent Living Survey! The responses we receive will help us make sure the services we provide are best suited for the issues young people in Crewe might face when moving…



YMCA Crewe launches new Schools Resource Pack

On Monday 4th July local education professionals, faith leaders, local authority and YMCA Crewe staff and volunteers gathered at YMCA Crewe on Gresty Road to celebrate the launch of our new Schools Resource Pack. Aimed at 11-16 year olds living in Cheshire East, the pack has been designed to help raise awareness and an understanding…



Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 – Coping with loneliness

Written by Emily Ramm – YMCA Crewe’s Mental Health First Aider As we are all individuals, our experiences of loneliness are personal and unique. It may be that a person has lots of social contact but still feels isolated, or it could be that personal circumstances such as the pandemic have changed our opportunities for…



The 3000 mile journey to YMCA Crewe

On Sunday 26th June, as part of Refugee Week, we are asking YMCA Crewe supporters to come together to walk, run, or cycle 3000 miles, representing the journey from Damascus to Crewe. YMCA Crewe supports Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children by offering accommodation, support, and the opportunity to integrate into their new…



An Eggcellent day out!

On Tuesday 12th April we had an absolutely brilliant time running and Easter Egg Hunt on the Sherborne Estate. 54 children and 23 adults came along to join in the fun, hunt for eggs, dance and have some food with us, and just one Easter Egg was left by the end of the day. Thank…



Fundraising Superstar Ella donates Welcome Packs to YMCA Crewe

Seven year old Ella, a St Michaels Community Academy pupil from Crewe, has worked really hard to collect items and donate 48 welcome packs for new residents at YMCA Crewe. Asking family and friends for donations, and using an Amazon wishlist, Ella collected toiletries, breakfast bars, tissues, and all the essentials someone at risk of…



YMCA Crewe launches a new Mental Health First Aid service

A new public drop-in service is being launched by YMCA Crewe to support those who are experiencing mental health concerns or are experiencing emotional distress. Whether it’s you, a friend or family member, the service acts as an initial point of contact, to help recognise/help identify early signs and symptoms of mental ill health and…



FitFest tickets now available!

Join us on Saturday 19th March 2022 in St Peters Church for six hours of entertaining and exhilarating exercise classes! Featuring six 45 minute sessions of Clubbercise, Zumba, RockBox, Yoga, Beatz, and a fun fitness class run by our Engagement team, YMCA Crewe’s FitFest is a great opportunity to get together with your family and friends,…