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Reverse Advent Calendar

For most of us Christmas is a wonderful, magical time of the year but for some it can be the loneliest most frightening holiday. Every year we try and give each of our residents and those children in our Nurseries something to look forward to. In accompaniment with our Shoebox …

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Shoebox Campaign 2020

YMCA Lincolnshire is a charity working within the city of Lincoln to support anyone who is homeless. People can become homeless for so many different reasons but the one thing every homeless person has in common is that they need help and support. We believe that the least every one …

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YMCA Lincolnshire appoints Director of Community Development

  Chris Kirkwood is set to join YMCA Lincolnshire as Director of Community Development. Chris joins the 150 year old charity from the Lincoln Drill Hall, where he has spent over 7 years as CEO. His new role will be to spearhead the charity’s childcare and youth work and drive …

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Save Water and Save Money

Our Communities Team we are working with Anglian Water to bring you advice and tips on how to save money by saving water! Many of us will be spending more time at home due to the current circumstances around COVID-19. It’s vital that we follow the hand washing guidelines and …

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Over 100 Sleep Easy participants sleep out raising over £20,000

£22,719.19 has been raised so far for YMCA Lincolnshire as donations continue to come in, we are on track of meeting and potentially surpassing our target of £25,000. The community can continue to donate via our JustGiving page as we are still accepting donations via www.justgiving.com/campaign/SleepEasy2020. All donations are welcome; …

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Kitchen facilities upgraded thanks to generous donation

Thanks to a generous donation YMCA Lincolnshire have been able to upgrade an entire kitchen in one of it’s supported houses in Lincoln. People HR, an Epworth based HR software company had spare appliances and parts for a kitchen that they wanted to donate. They chose to donate to a …

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YMCA Lincolnshire celebrates it’s 150th Birthday

YMCA Lincolnshire were delighted to host a celebration event for staff and their friends and family for our 150th Birthday. The event highlighted our past, showcased the present and looked to the future. There were demonstrations from our parkour club, a rendition of Oliver by our drama club and live performances …

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Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire opens new Nomad Centre

  After years of planning, thanks to grant funding and many generous community and individual donations – the new Nomad Centre is officially open. YMCA Lincolnshire has reached a landmark event in its 150th birthday year – the opening of the new Nomad Centre on St. Rumbold’s Street, Lincoln. The …

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Sleep Easy 2020 Date Announced

Join us as Sleep Easy returns for an 11th 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 2020 runs from …

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