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Maintenance Traineeship for YMCA Humber Foyer Resident

MICHAEL RECEIVES his uniform as he embarks on Maintenance Traineeship

YMCA Humber Foyer resident Michael has completed his City & Guilds Level 1 Employability and has now started as a trainee with YMCA Humber.

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‘Against All Odds’

WOLFE RECEIVES Golden Apple Against All Odds Award.

Joshua Wolfe, a resident at the YMCA Humber Foyer Project, has been awarded the Grimsby Telegraph’s Against All Odds Golden Apple award for breaking down every barrier he has faced.
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THAT’S FOOD FOR THOUGHT!

You are invited to YMCA Humber’s next ‘Sunday Shared Table’ at Peaks Lane.
The theme is ‘Best Of British’.
Bring a friend and meet a stranger. Bring a dish and get to share everyone else’s!

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Debbie’s Blog #3 – Are we suggesting that homelessness is a lifestyle choice for many?

Last week I watched 60 Days on the Streets; the first one-hour documentary in a series of three being shown on Channel 4.  The first hour focused on Ed Stafford’s few days sleeping rough in the center of Manchester and showed a number of rough sleepers, giving a minor glimpse into their daily routines.

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Winter Cash Boost Helps Humber Homeless

ROUGH SLEEPERS will benefit from a cash boost from North East Lincolnshire Council 
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YMCA Humber granted funding to develop a community space

A brand new initiative to tackle loneliness and isolation among young people in North East Lincolnshire will see YMCA Humber take on a three-month project helping young people develop a community space.

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Danny’s Story

Danny moved in to YMCA Humber in August 2017,

Once Danny felt settled in his new accommodation, he would often be seen pottering around the Orchard Project, Cobb House or workshop, helping with practical outdoor activities come rain or shine. Danny enjoyed working outdoors and would often support other residents in their work, being an inspirational example to his peers.

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Community House gets a new kitchen

Christmas came early for the residents of YMCA Humber’s Community House, with the installation of a new kitchen in December 2018. YMCA Humber secured two grants for the purchase and costs of fitting a kitchen and would like to thank The Percy Bilton Charity and The Bernard Sunley Charitable Foundation for making this possible.

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Debbie’s Blog #2 – Nobody wants to be homeless

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve realised that for the whole of my life I’ve taken something for granted.  I don’t know why it’s taken me until now, but it has.  I’ve come to realise that not everyone in this world experiences unconditional love.

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Debbie’s Blog #1 – First Impressions

Hello!  I’m writing this after my first 4 days as the new CEO at YMCA Humber.  I was really keen to come back to the charity sector where my heart truly lies, and my first four days have not disappointed.  It’s been an action-packed start, a pace I’ll look to continue, and I’ve loved hearing about the work that we’re doing.  The team at YMCA Humber have given me a warm welcome and I’m hugely grateful for that.

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