Community

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Our senior team

Day to day operational responsibilities for the running of YMCA Fairthorne Group are delegated to the senior management team.   The team is headed by our Chief Executive, Chief Financial Officer, Chief ...
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Governance

As a charity, YMCA Fairthorne Group is governed by a Board of voluntary Trustees who determine  the long term strategic direction and day to day compliance of the charity with contemporary legislati...
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Our history

From humble beginnings in the City of London in 1844, the YMCA has grown to become a worldwide organisation and the largest youth charity in the world with 58 million members in 119 countries. Since&nbs...
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What makes us different

Our purpose We believe everybody should have the opportunity to lead happy, healthy lives. Since 1891, our approach has been built upon the 3 core aspects of wellbeing: mind, body and spirit, represented by ...
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Charity

Did you know we are a charity? YMCA Fairthorne Group is a local community charity delivering services such as childcare, housing, community activities and outdoor learning to over 40,000 children, young peopl...
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About Us

YMCA Fairthorne Group is a local community charity, delivering services to over 40,000 children, young people and families across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Built on a social enterprise model, all incom...
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Membership

YMCA Fairthorne Group is much bigger than just your local nursery or Daycamp. We offer services in locations from Basingstoke to Portsmouth, Andover to the Isle of Wight. As part of the YMCA Community we hope...