At YMCA Norfolk we value all our volunteers, and Christopher is no exception. With his experience of homelessness and family break-up, he is the perfect role model for the young people attending the YMCA Youth Clubs where he now volunteers. Here, Christopher takes up the story.
Tavis tells us his story of moving from being a young person at the youth club to volunteering and inspiring the next generation…
When Jordan Corstorphine first moved to the YMCA’s My Place flats in Norwich in December 2015, staff not only made him feel welcome but also supported him in taking steps to deal with the effects of an abusive relationship. [Read more…] about YMCA helps Jordan make it through the storm
When Mark Bleasdale heard about kickboxing sessions being offered though the YMCA in Great Yarmouth, he thought “why not give it a go” – so he did just that with surprising results. [Read more…] about YMCA kickboxing inspires Mark’s hopes for future
After a year in the kitchen of YMCA Norfolk’s Stepping Stones Café in Norwich, Jason Bryant is leaving with a passion for cooking, a chef qualification and a plan for his future.
When self-confessed rebel Lee first moved into a YMCA Norfolk house in King’s Lynn he was not ready to change his rebellious ways, but a second chance came along, and he grasped it with both hands. [Read more…] about Rebel Lee is well on the way to reaching his potential