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Project workers at our Horsham Y Centre open a free clothes shop for residents

Project Worker, Lucy Fox, and Deputy Projects Manager, Mel Haynes, with the help of some of our young residents, created a corner in the Y Centre, where our residents can go clothes shopping for free.

Interview with author of the Climb and YMCA Dialogue counsellor, Hannah Peckham

YMCA Dialogue counsellor Hannah Peckham recently published her second book, Climb. Here we catch up with her to hear more about the book and its message to young children.

YMCA DownsLink Group attend the Youth Matters Awards 2021

On Friday 5th November the biggest YMCA Youth Matters Awards ceremony to date took place and we were honoured to be finalists in two categories.
Harold Moody

Celebrating unsung hero Dr Harold Moody

During Black History Month, unsung hero, Dr Harold Moody's achievements and impact have been recognised and celebrated.
Hastings Foyer

New supported accommodation opening in Hastings

The new Foyer will provide a safe and stable place for young people at risk of homelessness and will help them develop the skills they need to thrive independently.
Room Sponsor - Jack

Background to hard-hitting Room Sponsorship campaign

The background to our most recent Room Sponsor campaign is a desire to challenge the negative judgement of young people facing homelessness.
World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day 2021: young people in crisis

World Mental Health Day 2021 on 10th October is an opportunity for organisations around the world to get together to raise awareness of the importance of our mental health.
Carl running Brighton Marathon

Celebrating our YMCA DownsLink Group Brighton Marathon runners

On Sunday 12th September, runners from across the country descended on Brighton & Hove for the 2021 Brighton Marathon. Four runners, Carl, Clare, Alex and Laura formed team YMCA DownsLink Group. They did an incredible job and have so far raised over £1,100 for our projects and services.

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