As a registered charity, YMCA Birmingham is reliant on your personal donations, fundraising and sponsorship to provide services and facilities for young people and the community.

You can help to inspire young people by donating through our Virgin Money Giving account. Click an option below to donate.

Make a single donation

Right now countless young people are frantically searching for somewhere safe to sleep tonight. Make a one-off donation and answer to a young person calling for help, securing them a warm bed for the night and a hot meal at YMCA.

How your donation can help

  • £15 could provide an hour of counselling for a traumatised young person
  • £25 could provide one night’s emergency accommodation
  • £40 could help pay for a half days job search workshop to get a young person back into work
  • £100 could help heat the YMCA accommodation during the winter
  • £500 could provide a residential training course to build the confidence & skills of a young person

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Make a regular gift

With a regular gift to YMCA you will always be there for young people in need. No matter how much you can donate, you will provide a safe place to stay, support, advice and training to young people every day of the year, all across the Black Country.

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The Orchard

The Orchard is no traditional hostel. It will be a landmark facility with 83 units of supported accommodation and a state of the art youth and community centre.

It will provide a new hub for the YMCA’s existing work with disadvantaged people, especially the young, and will provide top quality facilities for the whole community.

For those who would otherwise be homeless The Orchard will provide a safe and stable environment. In return The Orchard will encourage them to give something back through voluntary activity and social enterprise.

Buy a brick

Your Organisation can support our capital appeal for The Orchard by purchasing a virtual ‘Corporate Brick’

Corporate bricks cost only £100 each and you can buy as many as you want.

In return you will get recognition of your company’s support and donation on our website and the knowledge that you have helped to reshape countless young lives into the future.

Sponsor a room

Would your company be interested in sponsoring one of our Training Rooms, room in our nursery, community café or soft-play area.

Your sponsorship will be recognised, and the area / room within the development will be named after your company.

By contributing to ‘The Orchard’ capital campaign you will be recognised as a donor through our literature and signage within the scheme.

Charity of the year

Choose ‘The Orchard’ to be your company’s charity of the year for 2012/13 and help us raise money towards our capital appeal.

You can help us raise money by holding a range of company and employee fundraising events.

The benefits of this support can include positive media coverage through our press team with public recognition of your support; increased staff morale and motivation and, if sought, volunteering opportunities.

Large corporate donors

We are very privileged to have been joined by a number of local and national organisations who have made significant contributions.

The Hundred Club

Your organisation can also become part of The Hundreds Club!

Join us with a donation of £2500+ or for a donation of £250k we offer Naming Rights on a room in the Phase 2 development of The Orchard. In return you will get permanent recognition of your donation on our Wall of Fame and the knowledge that you have helped to reshape countless young lives into the future.

Give in memory

Honour the memory of a special person and make a heart-felt gift to help young people build a better future and fulfil their true potential.


To make a donation, or find out more about The Orchard or The Hundred Club, get in touch using the contact form below. You can also donate through Virgin Money Giving using the links above.


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