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Wednesday 24th January

As a local community charity we aren't always considered in line with the bigger more visible charities, the likes of Cancer Research, Naomi House or the British Heat Foundation. But that just means we have m...

Tuesday 23rd January

We can think of no better way to celebrate a Tuesday then to bring back Adam, our Engagement Co-ordinator at Basingstoke back to you again with some more insights into some of the work they are doing with the...

Monday 22nd January

When we started looking at the 60 Days of Positivity Campaign we knew that some truly great stories would be there ready to be told; purely based on the work that we do. But we have been astounded by the amaz...

Sunday 21st January

Here at the YMCA we see day in day out the benefits of friends and family spending time together and no more so when it is quality time in the great outdoors. There is no better an opportunity for this than a...

Saturday 20th January

As a community focused charity, our mission is to champion and add value to young lives at every opportunity. In December, kind-hearted individuals, organisations and local businesses helped children at South...

Friday 19th January

It's National Popcorn Day! We spent the morning at YMCA Whale Island Nursery learning about fires and exploring outdoor cooking. Check out the video to see Nursery Manager Kim Mansbridge and Nursery Nurse Tre...

Thursday 18th January

Each year we work with thousands of children, young people and their families; but we also work with lots of individual adults. This could be through volunteering or attending a job club. It could be through ...

Wednesday 17th January

As a charity we talk about fundraising and donations and the best way for us to show you the difference it makes is through sharing the impact the money we raise has on the children and young people we work w...

Tuesday 16th January

Today we would like to introduce you to Richard our Fairthorne Manor Director. He would like to share some top camping tips with you, so whether you are a seasoned pro or a complete novice take a look there m...

Monday 15th January

Welcome to Day 15 - we have now completed two full weeks of blog posts for our 60 Days of Positivity Campaign. Today we are going to share a story with you about our Volunteers programme and how we work with ...