Network Excellence gives YMCA Daimler Green a fresh look
Jaguar Land Rover
More than 30 volunteers from Network Excellence have given the YMCA Daimler Green’s communal areas a fresh look.
Over two days, the
team put in more than 200 hours of work giving the accommodation a lick of
paint, including the communal areas and corridors, among other tasks.
Project Team Leader
Louise Roberts, said: “This was a great opportunity for us to contribute to an
extremely worthwhile project.
decorating, we were able to interact with some of the residents and have a
better understanding of the challenges people face. It was great to see the
team work together and build strong working relationships.”
YMCA Daimler Green
is one of five projects in Coventry that provides a shelter for 24 young people
and their families who are either homeless or at risk of homelessness.
provides a safe and comfortable place to live, as well as tailored support and
mentoring to help those in need gain the life skills to live independently.
Director of Youth Work and Fundraising at the YMCA Coventry and Warwickshire,
said we operate on limited resources and are constantly turning around
accommodation to ensure that new young people can access this homeless
communal areas, corridors and doors take a bit of a knock but are rarely a
priority repair,” she added.
volunteers like Jaguar Land Rover allow us to achieve in a very short time what
would otherwise have taken us weeks to do.”