Sep


14

YMCA Crewe Impact Report 2020-2021

2020-2021 was a period full of hurdles, unforeseen challenges, and a necessary drive for change and adaptation. At YMCA Crewe, we are incredibly proud of the resilience shown by our staff and service users. Our Impact Report for 2020-2021 details all the amazing things that happened at YMCA Crewe throughout that period, both in spite...

Sep


8

Our Children and Families trip to Llandudno

Over summer our Children and Families Team ran a variety of activities for local families, including a trip to Llandudno for the families we work with on the Sherborne Estate. Communities and Volunteer Team Leader Tracey told us a little about the trip: ‘During the third week of August, we took a coach full of…

Aug


6

Vote for Cat to win Young Volunteer of the Year

We’re ecstatic to announce that YMCA Crewe resident and volunteer Cat has been shortlisted for ‘Volunteer of the Year’ at this year’s national Youth Matters Awards! Cat has been volunteering in our cafe since it reopened, and the energy she brings has been invaluable. She has helped the cafe to become a well run, thriving…

Aug


2

We’re looking for new Trustees to join the YMCA Crewe Board

Have you ever considered becoming a Charity Trustee? Would you like to help shape a charity small enough that you feel you can make a difference, but large enough to make a real impact on your community? We’re looking for new Trustees to join the Board of YMCA Crewe. To find out more about the…

Jun


18

Our Children and Families Activities are back!

  Our Children and Families activities are back with a packed schedule running up to Summer, and then taking you right through the holidays! Running until July 15th: On Tuesdays we’ll be at the Sherborne Bungalow with a Family Drop-In (1-2.30pm) and an After School Club (4-5.30pm). We’ll also be in Derby Docks running Sports…

May


28

Lloyds Bank visit YMCA Crewe to meet our residents

On Friday 21st May, Lloyds Bank Branch Manager Jamie Preston, and Senior Branch Manager Ken Plumpton, along with Crewe and Nantwich MP Kieran Mullan, visited YMCA Crewe. They were visiting to meet some of our residents, and listen to their experiences with opening bank accounts. In particular they were interested in hearing more about how…

Apr


9

Proud to be a Real Living Wage Employer

Here at YMCA Crewe, we’re proud of our status as an Accredited Living Wage Employer. The Real Living Wage is higher than the government’s minimum wage, and is calculated based on the real cost of living. The current Real Living Wage stands at £9.50 per hour for anyone over 18, compared to the £8.91 National…

Apr


2

YMCA Glo Cafe – Coming Soon!

Our Glo Cafe at Gresty Road is currently being refurbished ready for reopening later this month. Glo Cafe will be serving a mouth-watering range of cakes, hot and cold sandwiches and snacks, as well as freshly brewed coffee and a wide variety of hot and cold drinks. What makes Glo Cafe extra special is the…

Mar


17

YMCA Crewe lights up our Community with Window Wanderland

From Monday 22nd to Friday 27th March, YMCA Crewe are asking the residents of Crewe and Nantwich to help create a ‘Window Wanderland’, filling our streets with colour and creativity. As we approach one whole year since the day we first went in to lockdown, we are all aware that many of our family, friends and neighbours are finding it…

Mar


8

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2021

This International Women’s Day, we pledge to continue offering support which enables women from all backgrounds to improve their employability, and their future life chances. We will continue to lead by example, with a Senior Leadership Team comprising 75% Working Mothers, and a Board of Trustees chaired by a Working Mother. We will maintain a…