YMCA responds to homelessness forecast

Rough sleeping across Britain is predicted to jump by three quarters (76%) over the next decade, a new forecast from homelessness charity Crisis has warned. Responding to the findings, which estimate that overall homelessness numbers will rise by more than a quarter (26.5%) over the next 10 years to 202,200 in 2026, Denise Hatton, Chief Executive for…

Celebrate everything YMCA and enter our photo comp

Photography captures the world we live in, gives an insight into the lives of billions of people and provides a mighty catalyst for positive change. To celebrate World Photo Day (Saturday 19 August), YMCA’s photo competition will celebrate the power of photography and tell the stories of young people, our work and our impact. We…

YMCA England & Wales joins global anniversary basketball challenge

YMCAs across England and Wales are joining forces for the YMCA World Challenge on Saturday 3 June, in the run up to the global organisation’s 173rd anniversary next week. Local YMCAs will offer a range of activities to engage as many people as possible in basketball, which will range from seated basketball sessions to shooting…