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Thank you for visiting our Donate page. Your generosity can really make a difference to the mind, body and spirit of everyone who uses our services.

You can donate to YMCA Essex in many ways. You can make a single or regular gift, leave a legacy or give in memory. Your donation will help provide a young person with a safe place to stay or help us to provide them with support, advice and training.


A great way to donate or to fundraise for YMCA Essex is through JustGiving.com

If you’re interested in helping us fundraise, we’d love to hear from you! Get in touch by calling 01245 355677 or by sending her an email: enquiries@ymcaessex.org.uk  and  the team can help you come up with some fun and interesting ways to fundraise. You can also view different suggestions on ways to fundraise on the YMCA England & Wales website.

If you’d like to donate to us through JustGiving, you can do so as a one-off or regular donation through the donation box below. Your donation really does make a huge difference to the lives of young people.

Where possible, we always like to ensure that donations received are allocated to a particular cause that matters to our donors, so it’d be great to know if you have a particular cause at heart.

Single or regular gifts

With a single gift, you can help us to raise funds to enable the members of our community to thrive. With a regular gift, you can become a key part of our continued growth. No matter how much or how frequently you donate, your donation will make a difference and help ensure that no matter what challenges arise, YMCA Essex can be there to help young people work through them.

You can download a standing order form using the link below and send it off to your bank. It would be helpful for us to also have a copy of your form so that we might confirm receipt. If you are a UK tax payer, we would benefit by you completing a gift aid form.

Download Gift Aid Form

If you would like further details on how a gift aid form works or have any questions on standing orders or general donations, please contact our Finance team by email or call 01245 355677.

All donations are welcome: cash, cheque or standing order. Please make cheques payable to “YMCA Essex”.

Remember us in your will

By leaving a legacy to YMCA Essex in your will, you will be helping to ensure that young people’s lives are less disadvantaged and that, with us, they can lift their aspirations and achieve their fullest potential. If you would like to make a lasting difference in the life of a child or young person, we have a number of fantastic projects and services across Essex which would benefit directly from your legacy, and you have the option of requesting that your gift is allocated to a specific project area. If you would like to talk to someone about this, please call us on 01245 355677 and ask to speak to our CEO, Andy Drake.

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