Young People Recruit new Youth Advocacy Worker at YMCA Crewe

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In May 2023, YMCA Crewe appointed a new Youth Advocacy Worker for our Youth Power project, funded by the Foyer Federation and Blagrave Trust. However, this interview process was different to any we have run before. We enabled our Board Advisory Group to run the shortlisting, question setting, and interviewing. The Board Advisory Group is…

Volunteer your Voice for YMCA Crewe

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Volunteer your Voice

On Monday 8th May, as part of ‘The Big Help Out’, the national day of volunteering organised as part of the King’s Coronation celebrations to honour his long history of charitable work, we’re asking our supporters to help spread awareness of our services by dedicating their social media channels to YMCA Crewe for one day….

Bowmer + Kirkland and YMCA Crewe launch new Construction Skills programme in local community

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Construction and Development Group Bowmer + Kirkland (B+K), currently working on the regeneration of Crewe town centre, are partnering with YMCA Crewe to launch a new Construction Skills programme to encourage people experiencing homelessness to consider careers in the Construction Industry. Led by our instructors, the 12-week programme will cover a broad introduction to a…

We’re recruiting new Trustees for our Board

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Are you interested in giving back to your local community, learning new skills and making a real difference? We are looking for Trustees to join YMCA Crewe – people who would like to make a difference in the community we serve, bring fresh perspectives to board meetings and have a genuine interest in the work…

Bathgate Group offers life changing opportunity for YMCA Crewe resident

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We are launching an exciting new partnership with Sandbach based company Bathgate Silica Sand, part of the wider Bathgate Group, which will offer a life changing opportunity to a young person experiencing homelessness. Having supported our work for a number of years, part of Bathgate’s support this year will be used to launch a new…

Walk the Sandstone Trail with YMCA Crewe

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On Saturday 5th August, a team of YMCA Crewe staff and supporters will be attempting to walk the entire 34 miles of the Sandstone Trail in one day to raise money and awareness for YMCA Crewe’s work with people at risk of homelessness. Starting at the YMCA Crewe building on Gresty Road in Crewe, participants…

YMCA Crewe’s Sleep Out 2023

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Our Sponsored Sleep Out, the biggest fundraising event in our calendar, is back for the third time this March. On Friday 10th March 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 money to support our work…

YMCA Crewe Board of Trustees starts 2023 with a new Chair

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The YMCA Crewe Board of Trustees will be starting 2023 with a new Chair. Sam Ward has been a Trustee since 2020 and Vice Chair from 2021, and she will be continuing the great work of our outgoing Chair,  Joanne Turley. Sam is Deputy CEO of the Royal Voluntary Service and has recently been awarded…

YMCA Facts and Stats 2022

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While our focus is normally on sharing the highlights of our work here at YMCA Crewe, YMCA England and Wales have recently put together some facts and stats about YMCA’s national work over the past year, and we think its a really useful read for learning more about how our work in Crewe fits in…

YMCA Crewe’s 2021-22 Impact Report

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Every Autumn we put together our annual Impact Report, to showcase some of the highlights from our year, and to evidence the impact we’ve had on our community. The 2021-22 Impact Report is now available to read online by clicking the link below. Alternatively, you can pop in to our reception or cafe on Gresty…