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Fundraise for us

Your support enables us to continue making a difference to over 10,000 young people, children, and families in Sussex and Surrey every year.

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Our mission is to end youth homelessness but we cannot do it alone. By taking part in an event and fundraising for us, you will help change lives in your local community.

So, will you join us and make a change that will be good for you and change the future for others?

Take part and change lives

Whether it's running, jogging, walking, climbing, jumping or baking, by taking part in an event will help create a better life for young homeless people.

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Mapalo's story

At 19, student Mapalo Bray faced homelessness, until we stepped in. Your gifts help people like Mapalo turn their life around, and to build a more positive future.

Read more about our inspirational young people

We provide a home, support, and care to over 10,000 vulnerable, young people a year. We help them develop the skills they need to live independently, to thrive. By supporting us, you can too.

Sam sat on a boat with the sea behind him and a white boat in the distance

Sam’s story

Following on from two lockdowns and starting a new school, Sam was suffering from social anxiety. After reluctantly started therapy with us, Sam settled into the sessions and his worries began to lessen.
Nader stood in the garden in a blue sports tshirt holding up two certificates of achievement

Nader’s story

Nader left his home country when he was just 14 and after a difficult journey he arrived in the UK as an unaccompanied asylum seeking child. Nader was given a home at YMCA DownsLink Group and was supported to learn English, attend college and take part in lots of activities.
Emi, e-wellbeing Youth Mental Health champion smiling, waring a denim jacket and white t-shirt

Emi’s story

Emi is one of our e-wellbeing Youth Researchers. After experiencing her own mental health struggles at a young age, Emi was determined to help other young people like herself.
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YMCA enables people to develop their full potential in mind, body and spirit. Inspired by and faithful to our Christian values, we create supportive, inclusive and energising communities, where young people can truly belong, contribute and thrive.

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