Throughout NZ there are 16 YMCAs all of which share a common purpose – which is to meet and relate to the needs of people in their communities, and where they work, in a way that will encourage them to develop as individuals, express their own needs and reach their full potential.
YMCAs do this through programmes and relationships, involving YMCA workers with special youth community, recreational and motivational skills, guided by the four core values of honesty, respect, responsibility and
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The YMCAs across the country work together on a number of shared projects and aim to build strong people, strong families and strong communities by being locally responsive and engaged but also nationally co-operative and supportive.
The Christchurch YMCA is one of the largest YMCAs and like all Ys we have our own particular set of focuses, our core purpose is to Invest in the Next Generation and this is how we are doing it:
Not just to generate some revenue for our ...