Youth Club February Half-Term Residential

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This month, thanks to ongoing support from the National Lottery Community Fund, we were able to take 20 young people on a two-night youth residential trip to Lodge Hill outdoor centre in the South Downs. “We invited a mixture of young people from across all of our youth clubs,” says YMCA Youth Worker, Fiona Oldam.

YMCA’s Short Breaks team gets creative!

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Normally, YMCA East Surrey’s Short Breaks team would be delivering thousands of hours of short breaks play and youth activities for disabled children and young people aged 5 to 18 years. Although the delivery has been temporarily closed during the most recent lockdown, YMCA staff are still keeping busy in their efforts to continue offering…

Open Day for YMCA East Surrey Move-On Property

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YMCA East Surrey has officially opened the doors to their new Move-On property in Merstham, inviting honoured guests to tour the newly refurbished accommodation. The six-bedroom shared house on London Road will now become home to young people aged 18 to 25 who are moving on from higher support accommodation at YMCA Hillbrook House in…

Coronavirus appeal launch

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YMCA East Surrey supports some of the most vulnerable people in our community. The current Coronavirus pandemic has affected everyone, but especially people who already needed extra support, and has also made it more difficult for charities like us to achieve our mission of helping people to belong, contribute and thrive. We need your help…

YMCA Santa Run 2019

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Santas as young as four years old joined in the YMCA East Surrey Santa Run on Sunday 8 December to raise money for charity. Families brought children, parents, dogs – and Rudolph! – to Priory Park in Reigate and 580 runners signed up for the festive 1- and 3-mile races in chilly sunshine.

YMCA East Surrey is YMCA of the Year!

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YMCA East Surrey is celebrating this week after taking the coveted title of ‘YMCA of the Year’ at the ninth annual Youth Matters Awards on Friday 2 November. The glittering ceremony, held by YMCA England and Wales at 8 Northumberland Avenue, was hosted by former T4 presenter Miquita Oliver. Over 250 guests celebrated the outstanding achievements…