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Shoe Box Appeal 2018

At Christmas time we try to give each one of our 155 residents a gift in the form of a shoe box packed with goodies. This year we are appealing for your help in making up these shoe boxes. Join the appeal however you can, whether you fill and donate …

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Sleep Easy 2019 Date Announced

Join us as Sleep Easy returns for a 10th year to raise awareness of homelessness in Lincolnshire. Take part in our annual sleep out at Lincoln’s Cathedral where sponsored sleepers spend a night replicating what it feels like to spend a night on the street. Sleep Easy 2019 runs from …

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Get prepared for your little ones first day at nursery

The first day of nursery is an exciting milestone, but can also be a confusing one too! At YMCA Beginnings Day Care in Gainsborough and YMCA Woodlands Day Care in Lincoln we are often asked what should be brought into nursery. We’ve compiled a list of essentials below to help …

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Lincoln Soroptimists Tackling Period Poverty

Twenty eight women who are part of Lincoln and District Soroptimists are on a mission to end period poverty. The Lincoln and District branch of the Soroptimists, an international women’s movement, has collected and donated sanitary products to YMCA Lincolnshire in a bid to make them more accessible to those …

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YMCA Lincolnshire and Lincoln Food Larder Join Forces

The Lincoln Community Larder has found new storage premises after being given notice to leave its previous property earlier this year. The Larder has joined forces with YMCA Lincolnshire, and now shares the YMCA’s furniture recycling warehouse on Monks Way. In June this year it was reported that Lincoln Community …

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We’re recruiting at The Showroom!

Have you heard? We’re expanding our team at The Showroom! We’re looking for 3 Youth Support Workers and two Climbing Instructors to join our team on full-time and part-time contracts. Youth Support Workers will be involved with developing an exciting programme of events and activities for young people in the local community. …

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Remembering Barry Ward

It is with sadness that we share the news of the passing of Barry Ward who was General Secretary (CEO) at Lincoln YMCA in the 1970s to early 1980s. Barry was a true advocate of the values that underpin our work to this day, and our thoughts and prayers are …

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YMCA Lincs Responds to Supported Housing Funding Announcement

The Government has announced today that housing benefit will be kept in place for everyone living in supported accommodation. The decision comes after months of deliberation over controversial changes to the way hostels and other short-term accommodation is funded. One proposed change was the introduction of grant funding. The grant …

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A Mile in their Shoes

A Lib Dem spokesperson is taking on a five day walk around Lincoln raising funds for Nomad, part of YMCA Lincolnshire. Caroline Kenyon has planned to walk the perimeter of the City of Lincoln constituency, starting on Monday 9th July. Caroline will pass through the villages of Waddington and Skellingthorpe …

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Saluting Our Forces with a Free Celebration Breakfast

Serving personnel, veterans, and their immediate family can enjoy a free breakfast at The Showroom this Saturday. YMCA Lincolnshire and event sponsors Inzpire are supporting and celebrating Armed Forces Day (30th June) by hosting a community breakfast from 10am – 12 noon at The Showroom on Tritton Road. Rosie Davidson, …

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