Archives: YMCA Stories

Dani’s story

Dani’s life had been chaotic and unstable. Her YMCA WiSE worker helped to give her a different perspective on life, enabling her to make some wise decisions of her own.

Leaha’s story

Leaha, a YMCA resident, couldn’t afford to buy football boots. But thanks to the Life Change Fund she was able to take part in an international football competition.

Thea’s story

Thea was ready to move on from living in a YMCA hostel to take up a university place, but lack of funds was stopping her. Read how YMCA’s Life Change Fund opened the way.

Ali’s story

Ali left Iran aged 15 because his life was threatened. Read how living in a YMCA hostel helped him to adjust to a new life in the UK, and how his future is now looking positive.

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