YMCA is the oldest and largest youth charity in the world

In England and Wales, we intensively support 572,000 young people every year, ensuring each young person we meet has an opportunity to belong, contribute and thrive.

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As the YMCA federation in England and Wales, we focus on the following key areas of work

Youth Matters Awards

Online voting is now open for this year’s Youth Matters Awards 2021.

Please find all of the inspiring young people who have made a positive difference to their community and the amazing YMCA projects that produce life-changing differences every single day.

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