Massive thanks to the wonderful KFC staff who ploughed through the Yorkshire Dales covering over 9 miles to raise money for us here at The Youth Association. Sodden ground surrounded by sheep and treacherous slopes was only part of what the determined team endured on their hike across the Dales. The aim of the walk … Continue reading KFC Foundation Fundraising walk
A sprinkle of knowledge, a dash of power, mix in a little control and leave to bake for 6 months. What do you get? A group of young people working alongside youth workers to create a positive space for themselves and other young people in Sutton park. Young people previously felt unsafe in their … Continue reading Young people bring Leeds United to Sutton Park
The Youth Association’s detached team has secured some further funding to continue its ‘Street Safe’ scheme in the Halton area of Leeds. The team in Leeds has responded to local young people’s concerns about knife crime and the choices some of them are making to carry knives, by taking innovative ‘street safe’ workshops out onto the … Continue reading ‘Street-Safer’ Communities
We were thrilled to welcome representatives of KFC, our new corporate partner, when they visited our Wakefield head office today. The visit was coordinated by Louise Norris of the KFC Foundation, who invited regional KFC managers and coaches to come and hear all about TYA’s work and the difference it’s making across Yorkshire. Our friends … Continue reading Our KFC partners pay a visit
The Youth Association has been chosen by the KFC Foundation as it’s charity partner in Yorkshire and the Humber. This fantastic news means that every KFC outlet in Yorkshire will display posters telling KFC customers about TYA and the work we do and encouraging customers to donate change in on-counter collection boxes. As well as … Continue reading It’s finger lickin’ good news!
So after my début to the world of running 10,000 metres for charity at the Leeds Abby Dash in 2013 I have picked my next target; The Harewood 10K. Although, this time around I’m determined to finish even faster and raise even more money! So I’ve decided that I’m going to share my journey … Continue reading 20,000 Metres and Counting