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Fylde Coast YMCA x Dunelm

Pass it on with Purpose
Fylde Coast YMCA are delighted to announce the launch of ‘Pass it on with Purpose’ in partnership with Dunelm

The Pass it on with Purpose home to home scheme, allows those in the North West to drop their new or used homeware items at a range of 18 stores, with Fylde Coast YMCA partnered with Dunelm Blackpool on Squires Gate Lane.

Dunelm customers are encouraged to pass on their pre-loved kitchen and homeware items for redistribution across local charities. This waste reducing scheme ensures items don’t get binned and are instead welcomed with open […]

Jasmine’s Successful Progression to Independent Living

Jasmine, formerly of Harbour House, Lytham, has made the successful move from supported housing to independent living.

YMCA Harbour House is one of our supported housing services that provides our young people with a safe and stable living environment, as well as the support they need to develop important skills for later life, preparing them for a successful future.

Jasmine now has her own tenancy at one of our independent living spaces, Victoria Road. The facility contains five, one bedroom purpose built apartments for 18-25 year olds who are in work or apprenticeship. This is […]

Charity Spin Raises over £1300

February saw the annual charity spin sessions, hosted by Dave Sweetman at YMCA Garstang

Last month over £1300 was raised in aid of Garstang First Responders and Garstang Christmas Lights, with £1000 and £300 going to each charity respectively.

The spin compromises of a 90 minute session with each rider paying £25 for their bike. With an amazing response, the bikes sold out instantly and another 90 minute session was organised straight after. In total, 40 bikes were sold, with riders (and non-riders) donating extra cash towards the cause.

Dave Sweetman, general manager at YMCA […]

Another Young Person nomination: Young Citizen Awards 2023

Kaitlyn Young Citizen Award
Young resident Kaitlyn has been nominated for The High Sheriff of Lancashire’s Young Citizen Award 2023

Kaitlyn is one of our young residents at YMCA Foyer, Fleetwood, where we house young people aged 16-25. YMCA Foyer is one of our housing services with support to ensure a secure and steady living space for our youth. Ensuring, we equip them with essential skills necessary for their future success, and preparing them for a bright future.

The Young Citizen Awards are there to recognise the amazing work of young people across Lancashire who put others first […]

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