Celebrating our 15th year of Sleepout

As I am writing this blog the late summer heatwave has ended and it is certainly getting colder and rainier.  Over the 15 years we have held Sleepout we have had all kinds of weather – from the dry and unseasonably mid, the foggy one, the one where the rain came in horizontally and we […]

‘Timing is everything, and God’s timing is not always the same as our timing.’

Our CEO Paul Laffey was honoured to give the Opening devotion at this years YMCA England and Wales National Conference at Nottingham. Paul, who is also a member of the National Board drew inspiration from Stormzy’s “Blinded by Your Grace Pt2” to highlight the challenges faced by young people and communities, emphasizing the importance of resilience and […]

In celebration of Trustee Sherrie

After 14 years of service as a trustee on the board of YMCA Burton, Sherrie Burnham is stepping down as her term of office has ended.  Sherrie has helped steer the charity through numerous changes and challenging times over the years as well as being a familiar face at fundraising events and their annual Sleepout. […]

YMCA Burton bids a fond farewell to trustees

Two of YMCA Burton’s long-standing Trustees will be stepping down from their roles this month after over twenty years of voluntary contribution between them. John Deeley, a Solicitor, has been on the board at YMCA since 2014 and Mike Costelloe, a Business Analysis Team Manager for Rolls Royce since 2011. John said: “Back in 2014 […]

New committee appointed for Burton and District Chamber of Commerce

New committee members for the Chamber of commerce

New committee members have been appointed for Burton and District Chamber of Commerce at their latest AGM and includes YMCA Burton’s Fundraising and Partnerships Manager Paula Senior.   Richard Brooks – Head of Burton & District Chamber of Commerce said: “We are very excited to welcome Paula Senior as the newest member of our executive […]

Vote for us!

We would really appreciate it if you could take a minute of your day to vote for YMCA Burton in the Movement for good awards. Its quick and easy, all you need to do is visit this link: https://movementforgood.com/#nominateACharity Scroll down, and then you will need our charity number which is: 1077798 Select the Charity […]

Quiz night raises £345!

Our fabulous Quiz night at Holland Sports & Social Club raises a brilliant £345!!!! Let’s hear it for our amazing quiz masters Sherrie & Alex and our winning team: The GeeGees!!! Well done all!

Joy comes in the morning

A blog by our Chaplain, Grace:   As we journey through Lent this year, there are so many aspects of the final journey of Christ that comes to my mind.  One aspect that always hits me is the kiss of betrayal that Judas gives Jesus. Mark 14:44-47 says, Now the betrayer had arranged a signal […]

Quiz night in aid of YMCA Burton

Fancy showing us how clever you are??? Join us for our next quiz night! Tuesday, 18th April in Barton-under-Needwood. Contact Paula Senior on paula.senior@burtonymca.org or 07754 045869 to book your teams place!