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…

Funding from Allchurches Trust will enhance employment support

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YMCA Exeter have been awarded £2,700 from Allchurches Trust in order to enhance our employment support and provision over the coming months. Our young people repeatedly tell us that they do not feel prepared enough for work, which can often be exacerbated by them just not knowing where to start in looking. Our workshop-based employment programme…