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YMCA Impact Report 2019 – 2020

YMCA Impact Report 2019 – 2020

The annual Impact Report provides a summary of the amazing work that goes on within the organisation as a whole. In 2019-20 YMCA North Tyneside supported more children and young people than ever before. Both in terms of early years education and through our accommodation and youth outreach work.

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Homelessness Sunday

Homelessness Sunday

Housing Justice, the national Christian homelessness charity, is urging churches to take part in this year’s Homeless Sunday – confirmed as October 13 (2019).

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Great North Run 2019

Great North Run 2019

This year we had 21 fantastic runners who donned their YMCA vests, laced up their trainers and set out to complete the 2019 Great North Run. 

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YMCA175: Celebrating 175 Years of YMCA

What began as a small London based Christian Association in 1844 is now an international movement, and this year celebrated 175 years of YMCA as an organisation. Last week some of YMCA North Tyneside’s staff and young people headed down South to celebrate in style at ExCel London.

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Fruit-full Communities Video Release

Young people from YMCA North Tyneside have been involved in this programme for a number of years. This video highlights the huge success of the Fruit-full Communities scheme. We are very proud of our young people and what they have achieved.

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What have I Learnt from my Child with Autism

When becoming a parent there is a lot to learn, but learning your child is different from what you expect, it’s like having to relearn new ways to parent. For me it was hard at first to learn how to cater to his needs however I feel like he has helped me in so many ways to tune into his needs in order to get him through daily with things he struggles with, not only this but to make all our lives easier.

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YMCA History

From very humble beginnings in the City of London in 1844, the YMCA has grown to become a worldwide organisation with 58 million members. Read more about the history of the YMCA below. The beginning 1844 The YMCA was...

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We won! Charity Governance Award 2019

Photography by Katie Darkins Photography Last week we were invited down to London to attend the prestigious 2019 Charity Governance Awards after being shortlisted within the Improving Impact (26+) category. Charities from all corners of the UK attended in the hope of...

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24 Hours with my child who has Autism

Many people do not realise what it is like to live with a child who is autistic, the simplest of tasks can be a challenge for someone on the autistic spectrum, however there are ways we can make them easier; helping them cope with things we find so simple. I thought...

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Youth Loneliness: The Ins and Outs

Youth loneliness has become increasingly prevalent in the media. We welcome the report from the Office for National Statistics on youth loneliness, which was produced as a result of the Jo Cox commission on loneliness. The report highlighted the following causes of...

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The Charity Governance Awards 2019 Shortlisting

We're delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the 2019 UK Charity Governance Awards within the 'Improving Impact' category, with the potential of winning a £5000 unrestricted grant to help us continue the work we do with young people.  This...

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