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Monday 19th February

We feel that we are much bigger than just your local nursery or Daycamps. As part of the YMCA community, we like our families to make the most of what we have to offer. This is why we introduced the YMCA Memb...

Sunday 18th February

We consider ourselves extremely lucky to have such fantastic resources across our locations in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. From our activities in the grounds of Fairthorne Manor, to creating edible garde...

Saturday 17th February

All of the hard work our YMCA family accomplishes is to serve our communities in a variety of needs. However, they all are traced back to the YMCA way of believing in everyone’s right to have the opportunity ...

Friday 16th February

Today is National Caregivers Day, and while usually this is aimed at healthcare professionals in recognition for the work that they do, we would like to take time to give caregivers of all types the praise th...

Thursday 15th February

Putting yourself in someone’s shoes is the best way to understand some of the difficult experiences they face. Our Sleep Easy event does this to help raise awareness and to demonstrate the challenges ...

Wednesday 14th February

  We talk a lot about working with our communities and creating partnership and nothing screams collaboration better then a joint project. We are working alongside the Fruit-full Communities Project Te...

Tuesday 13th February

Our Intern Adam is from America and has never heard of Pancake Day so we set him the challenge of learning all about the day and our children at Whale Island Nursery have even created some quick an easy steps...

Monday 12th February

Supporting young people is something we as an organisation are very passionate about and we do it in a number of different ways; our most well-known of which is our housing services in Southampton and Basking...

Sunday 11th February

We are loving this opportunity to celebrate every weird and wonderful day out there for a full 60 days. Its been a great way to show that actually a lot of the fantastic work we deliver here at the YMCA is we...

Saturday 10th February

We are always looking for ways to improve the health of the children and families we work with, and one of the funding opportunities that we identified was to work with the Children's Health Fund to install w...