Becky spent years as her parents' emotional and physical punch bag. At 17, she finally raised the courage to tell the police – but terrified of what they'd do she ran away, finding herself alone with nowhere to go.
As a Roomsponsor, you could give a young person like Becky a home at the YMCA, and the chance of a new, happy life.Sponsor a room now
For just 40p a day, you could bring a young homeless person in from the cold.
You'll give them a safe place to stay and the chance at a brighter future. But more than that, you show them that you care.
Sponsoring a room is simple, and costs just £12 a month. Click on the button to the right, and follow the instructions to start sponsoring a room today.
You'll even get your very own website, where you will receive updates from your room and see how your support is changing the lives of young homeless people.
Sign up to be a Roomsponsor today, and you'll instantly get access to your very own website, where you can read updates from the young people staying in your room.
You'll hear how you're helping young people build a brighter future, and of course they'll be eager to share their progress with you – like exam results, getting a job, or even just feeling safe for the very first time.
When you sign in to your website, you'll also receive a special gift – as a small token of our thanks for your kind support. You can choose from two great designs for your travel card holder, and show the world that you're proud to room sponsor with YMCA.
We really look forward to the updates, as we look forward to news from our friends and families.
Bridget, YMCA Roomsponsor
Roomsponsorship is a fantastic way to help young homeless people across the UK to rebuild their lives.
You'll get instant access to your own website, where you can read updates
from young people.
You can see how you are helping young people
reach a better future – every step of the way.
You'll be able to create a profile, upload a profile picture and manage your regular gifts.
You can comment on posts, and find out why other people became a Roomsponsor.
You'll receive a welcome pack prepared just for you, so you can read about the young people you're helping.
When you sign in to your website, you'll also be able to choose a special gift as a small token of thanks for your kind support. You can take your pick from two great designs – your travelcard wallet will show the world that you're proud to be a Roomsponsor.