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Can You Help To Provide Young People Facing Homelessness a Christmas To Remember?

Warm Hubs

Community Meals
Free Christmas Dinner
YMCA Community Meal
Sinfin Moor Church – 9th Jan

Help With The Cost Of Living

The cost of living is rising steeply. Energy, food and bills are all increasing, and many of us are struggling to keep up. These pages contain information with help that may be available to you – whether it’s support with debt, help to cover your bills, or access to jobs advice.

Revamping The Residents Lounge

Not only that, but the funds raised will go towards improving the lounge in which residents spend their down time. This will include providing them with technology for education, work and entertainment purposes, new sofas and bean bags to relax and socialise and an area for arts and crafts to encourage creative expression.

Many of the young people living at YMCA Derbyshire have very little confidence when making friendships and socialising with others. Their hope is that the upgraded lounge will provide a sense of peace as well as opportunity to learn and apply for work.

How To Support YMCA Derbyshire at Christmas

There are several ways to support the Christmas campaign. You could wear a Jolly Jumper and give a pound or two on a day of your choice. If that isn’t suitable, you could do a Christmas-themed bake off and donate that way. There’s lots of options!

This appeal will enable us to keep people safe, supported and fed this Christmas. Last year, we were able to support 300 young people during the season, preventing loneliness with a range of fun activities and serving warm meals.

If you feel you aren’t able to wear a Jolly Jumper or take part in any other activity, you could also donate to the YMCA’s Christmas appeal via this link: https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/ymcaderbyshireatchristmas

Thank you so much for your support in advance – together we can ‘change lives.’

Sign up is easy! Just contact the team at fundraising@ymcaderbyshire.org.uk or call 01332 579558.

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winter HAF

YMCA Y-Kidz Winter HAF

We prepared 112 food and activity packs. The packs supported 72 children under Y-Kidz HAF and a further 40 children under Derby County Community Trust HAF.
Each box contained fresh ingredients accompanied by recipe cards. An additional 48 family sized ingredients bags were supplied so that children and parent/carers could cook a chilli together.

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