World’s oldest and largest youth charity joins forces with leading law firm Sidley to offer much needed support to young Londoners

YMCA London City and North and Sidley Austin LLP have today launched an exciting five-year partnership to help transform young lives across London, with support from YMCA England & Wales. As part of the partnership, Sidley will invest £500,000 over the next five years to help YMCA build a new Youth Hub at LandAid House, Islington. The centre, which will be run by YMCA London City and North, will reach at least 1,000 young people in its first five years and will positively impact the wider community for years to…

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Always Partners with YMCA to Create Sports Grants for Girls During Puberty

Always has teamed up with the YMCA to create the Always Sports Grant, a new fund providing 1,500 girls access to sports programs in ten states across the country. Sports are a critical way for girls to gain confidence and life-skills that help them later in life. With nearly one in two girls dropping out of sports at puberty, the grants will further Always’ mission to #KeepHerPlaying. This latest donation comes off the back of the Always #KeepHerPlaying campaign, where Always teamed up with Olympic and professional athletes including Elena…

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YMCA launches new mental health campaign highlighting the difference that small talks can make to a big issue

Starting on this years World Mental Health Day in October, YMCA is urging everyone to break the silence over mental health by initiating small but meaningful conversations with friends, colleagues and even strangers as part of their Small Talks, Big Difference initiative. Everyone struggles at times with their mental health, especially over the past 18 months, and yet speaking openly about it can still feel like an extremely daunting prospect. To help make this a little easier, YMCA is asking people to take 15 minutes of their day this October…

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Nottinghamshire YMCA launches charity bond to support investment in local community

Triodos Bank UK is launching a £3 million charity bond on its crowdfunding platform to support Nottinghamshire YMCA with the completion of the Newark and Sherwood Community and Activity Village, a pioneering project that, with its partners, will deliver transformational services for the town and local area. Nottinghamshire YMCA has been working to build stronger communities since 1871 and is devoted to promoting youth development, healthy living and social responsibility for all. The charity delivers a broad range of frontline services and works tirelessly in its mission to encourage young…

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The YMCA of Greater New York Launches First Ever Brand Campaign

The YMCA of Greater New York has announced the launch of its first-ever brand campaign called “#WeAreY.” Launched December 26, 2019, the 360-degree, integrated campaign projects a joyful celebration of individual and community achievement, while also representing the energetic and vibrant culture of the modern YMCA of Greater New York. “We are thrilled to launch this new brand campaign that celebrates how the YMCA is here for all New Yorkers — to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community,” said Sharon Greenberger, President & CEO of the YMCA of Greater…

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