YMCA Burton Christmas Foodbank donations

At YMCA Burton we are open all year round and supports our residents and members of our community throughout the festive break. This past year, due to the cost of living crisis, we have seen demand of our foodbank increase exponentially and as such, launched an appeal to help keep it in stock. Individual members […]

YMCA Burton at Christmas

Christmas is nearing and at YMCA Burton it is business as usual, albeit with a festive flair. The housing projects have been given a little makeover where the clients have been helping to make craft decorations with support workers and decorate the Christmas trees. Elsewhere in the organisation, the fundraising Team have started to help […]

YMCA Burton’s 14th Sleepout

And a celebration of the Charity helping its local community for 135 years Friday 28th October saw members of the public take part in the 14th annual Sleepout for YMCA Burton. For the 90 participants it was a cold night where the temperatures were unseasonably mild but still 10 degrees in Burton-on-Trent. This year, as […]

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. https://ymcaburton.nuwebgroup.com/events/25136 #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: fundraising@burtonymca.org 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 […]