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9 June 2020

Black Lives Matter

Statement from YMCA Scotland, standing in solidarity with others in denouncing prejudice, racism, intolerance and all forms of discrimination

4 March 2020

Katy is Helping Young Girls Into Tech

My passion is to promote the education of all girls across the world. To teach them about technology and the digital world, to prepare them for the jobs of our present and future.

28 January 2020

Sarah’s YMCA Journey

Sarah has been the carer for her alcoholic mum for most of her life. Since an early age, she’s had to prepare family meals, look after her siblings whilst also taking care of her mum.

23 January 2020

Norman’s YMCA Journey

I was bullied for 2 years and dropped out of high school because of stress. Coming to Cupar Youth Cafe allowed me to rebuild my confidence and find a new direction in life. 

20 January 2020

Ryan’s YMCA Journey

Ryan had completely disengaged from school and was involved in risk-taking behaviour. He had lost all interest in his friends and was experiencing extremely low moods. He was self-harming as a way of coping.

5 November 2019

Jim Thomson Remembers

At the end of the Second World War, the whole of Europe was in turmoil as new demands were being made on every aid agency.

6 November 2019

Stephi Remembers

I got involved with YMCA Scotland’s heritage project after applying to become a heritage ambassador, this was part of a Heritage Lottery funded project encouraging young people to get more involved in the heritage of their charity. 

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