Tickets for Sleepout 2022 are now ON SALE!

We are absolutely thrilled to let you know the tickets for Sleepout 2022 are now ON SALE!!!! Join us on Friday 28th October for a night under the stars, choose Pirelli Stadium, St Modwens graveyard or participate where you want virtually. #Sleepout22 #YMCABurtonSleepout #YMCA #YMCABurton #Charity #Sleepout #Fundraiser

Batonbearer Paul Laffey

Wonderful to see our CEO Paul Laffey along with some inspirational people complete their section of the baton relay for the commonwealth games in uttoxeter this morning! Paul said: “It was a huge honour to be nominated to be one of the Batonbearers for the Commonwealth games. I felt quite emotional running through my local park in […]

YMCA Burton CEO selected as a Commonwealth Games baton bearer

The Commonwealth Games baton relay started in October 2021 on an epic journey across all 72 nations and territories of the Commonwealth and this coming week the baton comes to Staffordshire. YMCA Burton CEO Paul Laffey was nominated and then selected to take part in the relay as a baton bearer and will complete his […]

Save the date!!!!!!

It is time to SAVE THE DATE!   Sleepout 2022 is coming to you on Friday 28th October!!!   Join us for an evening under the stars at Pirelli Stadium and this year, XTREME is BACK   Tickets will go on sale in September, to register your interest, email: and we will let you […]

YMCA Burton celebrates 135 years of work in the local community

This year, we are celebrating 135 years of work in the local community. We have planned some events to mark this special occasion and one of them was a heritage walk, curated especially to take in the sites of special interest within the YMCAs history. The walk, which is around 4 miles in length takes […]

End of YMCA Burton Easter Campaign

This year, YMCA Burton’s Easter Campaign focused on raising money for their Foodbank. Whilst the Foodbank relies on donations made by members of the public, businesses, schools, colleges, churches, and community groups; there are still other costs that need to be met such as buying additional food, storage, carrier bags and utility costs. Currently, an […]

Fashion & Shopping event

We had a fantastic evening at our Fashion and Shopping event. A lovely venue, lots of amazing models, rails and rails of gorgeous clothes and a never ending raffle – all makes up for a wonderful evening raising funds for our Foodbank. Thanks to everyone who came along and to our brilliant volunteers – we […]

YMCA Burton issues record number of foodbank parcels

YMCA Burton has issued a record number of foodbank parcels this January. 344 parcels where given out which equates to around 4,700 meals. Each foodbank parcel contains enough food to feed someone three meals a day for three days. The parcel contains items such as soups, noodles, pasta, pies and tinned vegetables, as well as […]

Sleepout 2021 total

All the sponsorship money has now been collected and we can now reveal the final total raised for this years Sleepout is….   £29,238!!!!   Thank you to all who took part – we have loved seeing you all again in person and virtually and thank you to the sponsors and donators – you are […]

Award winning YMCA Burton

A number of staff and volunteers attended the Annual Youth Matters Awards Ceremony hosted by YMCA England & Wales on Friday 5th November. Over 350 people gathered in a Central London Hotel representing YMCAs from across England & Wales. The host for the event was Paul Sinha one of the masterminds from “The Chase”. He very […]