Oct


26

Pumpkins and Pampering!

Staff had great fun putting together packs for the families that they have been working with recently, with puzzles and art challenges to keep the kids occupied at home over half term. There were Halloween activities too, with pumpkins to decorate and chocolates, as well as sparklers for firework night.     We didn’t forget…

Oct


20

YMCA Crewe Impact Report 2019-2020

At YMCA Crewe, we recognise the importance of celebrating the good work we are involved in. That's why we produce our annual impact reports. You can now view our report for 2019-2020, which highlights some of the key stories and statistics from our accommodation and support services, and the work we do with people in...

Oct


16

Thank you Virtual Marathon participants!

On Sunday 4th October, individuals and teams ran, walked and cycled 26.2 miles to raise money to support our work with young people at risk of homelessness. Considering the tough times we’re living in, we set a modest target of £500 for the event, but even with sponsorship still coming in, we’re looking to have…

Sep


2

Welcome back to our Children and Families Activities!

Since the middle of March our Children and Family services have been on pause while the team explored ways to bring the sessions back safely, ensuring the wellbeing of children, parents and YMCA staff. While our full schedule of clubs and meet ups are on hold for a little longer, starting from Monday 14th September…

Aug


21

We’re hosting our first virtual marathon!

Have you ever wanted to run London Marathon for charity, but been put off by the minimum sponsorship required? On Sunday 4th October, the same day as London Marathon, YMCA Crewe will host our own virtual charity marathon with a difference. No participation fees, no minimum sponsorship amount, just an opportunity for people from all…

Jul


27

Virtual Tour of YMCA Crewe

We aren’t able to give visitors and potential staff, residents and volunteers a “real life” tour of YMCA Crewe at the moment, so we put together a virtual tour which we hope gives people an idea of how great our building and facilities are. Please click on this link and have a look round!

Jul


17

New homes for young people in Crewe

YMCA Crewe’s Ignition Service, commissioned by Cheshire East, has been extended; we will be supporting an additional five young people in two recently refurbished flats.                            

Jun


30

Sowing Seeds for the Future

With the combination of the recent sunny weather, and the restrictions on being outside easing, some of our residents have been hard at work on our external allotment. As well as offering an opportunity to learn how to grow plants and vegetables, our GLO Earth allotment will hopefully provide food for our community cafe, and…

May


29

YMCA: We’re Here For You

YMCA England and Wales have recently released a short video about their work throughout the lockdown. You can watch it here: YMCA We’re Here For You Video. “As we support our young people and communities through this most difficult of times, all we ask of our friends and supporters is that you do what you…

Apr


9

Rainbow Days

Residents and staff are coming up with brilliantly creative ways to keep busy during lockdown – see our Facebook page for a video of Rachel’s Courtyard Quiz. Amazing artwork also being done – rainbow themed, and getting over the essential messages!