YMCA MENDIP

WORKING IN MENDIP &
SOUTH SOMERSET

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A farewell letter from our CEO Karen Deverell

25 years ago I stepped into a hut at the bottom of the Wells Blue School playing fields as the new part-time Advice Worker for YMCA Mendip.

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New job opportunity for a new thriving life

Your work with us, YMCA Mendip & South Somerset, is mainly focused around supporting young people, but we also provide support to people over the age of 25.

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Visit from MP James Heappey in response to the Somerset Council Youth Service cuts

A local Councillor, Sue Thurgood, invited MP James Heappey to visit the YMCA Mendip & South Somerset Youth Clubs in Glastonbury.

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Open day at Shepton Mallet Youth Club

We had a great time speaking out our Youth Club activities at Tesco in Shepton Mallet and then welcoming new friends at the Open Day.

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P2i Funding News

We are delighted to report that funding for the current P2i service we provide in Mendip and South Somerset have been extended until September 2021.

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Positive Lives and Adults Work Funding News

We are thrilled that funding for our Adult homelessness work will continue for a further year, at least until March 2020.

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Go-Brik Worldwide Mission

Our Youth Clubs have been looking at saving our environment over the last month. A new worldwide ecological initiative ‘Go-Brik’ is growing in popularity and our young people who attend the YMCA Youth Clubs in Street and Glastonbury wanted to try it out for themselves.

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Sleep Easy 2019

YMCA Mendip & South Somerset called on its community to come together for one night as part of the national YMCA Sleep Easy Week.

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Sharing our discomfort – principles of personal hypothecation

It’s nice being comfortable; with education, health, life events and money. Some of this is down to our own efforts, some of it inherited and some of it is luck. Some people are less fortunate; with their origins, sometimes through their own actions, bad luck or how they are helped or not helped by the state.

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