YMCA Exeter launch 10th anniversary of Sleep Easy night

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YMCA Exeter  is calling on local residents to come together for the 10th anniversary of Sleep Easy and sleep rough for one night in March to support local, homeless young people. YMCA Exeter is one of several YMCAs across the country that have joined forces to raise awareness of youth homelessness on Saturday 14th March….

Exeter Youtuber and YMCA Exeter join forces to share pioneering gaming knowledge

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Exeter YouTuber, Andy Robertson and YMCA Exeter are joining forces for a unique evening to confront the negative associations around gaming and help parents, carers, youth workers and teachers as they guide children towards making healthy gaming choices. Andy Robertson, a journalist for the BBC, the Guardian, and the Telegraph is drawing on research and…

YMCA Exeter raises over £7,000 in record-breaking Big Give Christmas Challenge

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YMCA Exeter is coming together with almost 600 charities to thank supporters who donated through the UK’s biggest match funding campaign, The Big Give’s Christmas Challenge 2019. Through this year’s Christmas Challenge, we smashed our target and raised over £7,000 to help tackle youth homelessness, in just seven days. During the week YMCA Exeter raised…

YMCA Exeter appoints trustees from Exeter business community

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Two new trustees and Non-Executive Directors have been appointed at YMCA Exeter, joining the Board of Trustees led by chair, Paul Reisbach. Sara Traynor and Llew Nicholls, both members of Exeter’s thriving business community, bring combined expertise in leadership, coaching, business and marketing. The appointments have been made to help facilitate YMCA Exeter’s growth as…

The Gathering

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(aka a big tent, 2,500 men and the Gospel!) “Amazing, life-changing, spectacular… Just some of the words our young people have used to describe their experiences of CVM’s The Gathering, a men’s Christian festival in a field near Swindon that we took them to last month. On Friday 21st June, with the prayerful support of…

YMCA Exeter celebrates after receiving £9,934 from the National Lottery to launch wellbeing project

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YMCA Exeter is today celebrating after being awarded almost £10,000 in National Lottery funding to support our work with homeless young people. Based in St David’s Hill in Exeter, we will use the cash to run a series of therapeutic activities that will improve young people’s wellbeing and physical health. YMCA Exeter has existed since 1846…

Supporters join YMCA Exeter for afternoon cream tea

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Individuals, churches and businesses from across the city joined YMCA Exeter for a special cream tea event, thanking them for their generous support to the charity over the past year. On Tuesday 7th May, 50 guests visited our residential centre to hear about our continued impact as well as tour the supported accommodation we provide…

YMCA Exeter wins bid to help local young people with housing

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YMCA Exeter is celebrating after making a successful bid for funding from Nationwide Building Society for our work to support housing in the area. Nationwide, the UK’s biggest building society, has been looking to support charities dealing with the many issues around housing in the South West area, and made £500,000 available to help make a difference…