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Healthy Minds (Calderdale Wellbeing)

The Big Swim 2023

Introducing our brand-new fundraising sensation, The Big Swim. We're calling all swimmers, from novice to pro, to take the plunge for a great cause: better mental health for everyone in Calderdale!
raised of £2,500 target
by 64 supporters
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Closed on 12/02/2024
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What is The Big Swim?

It's a sponsored swim with a purpose. Set your swimming goal, rally your friends and family for support, and gear up to hit the pool. (Ages 16+ only)

Date & Time: 2 PM on Sunday 1st October, 2023

Location: Your local participating pool - Brighouse, Sowerby Bridge or Todmorden

Choose your challenge: 100m, 400m, 800m, 1 mile - or set your own target for an extra challenge

Registration: £15

What you'll get: A nifty fundraising pack, custom swim cap and a medal upon completion - plus, our team of staff and volunteers are here to encourage you along the way!

Nikki's Story:

Nikki is the inspiration behind the Big Swim! She has taken on 3 swimming challenges so far for Healthy Minds, increasing the distance each time. Last year, Nikki & Kath swam an incredible 2,500 meters to raise money for our work.

Here's what Nikki had to say:

"Healthy Minds has completely turned my life around. I have always loved swimming and even more so now, as ill health and mobility issues have taken their toll. Swimming gives me freedom of movement and is great for my mental health.

Healthy Minds have been a life changer and now I want to give something back. I want to try and raise some funds for this special and worthy charity. I can't walk far, and I definitely can't run a marathon, but what I can do is challenge myself to a swim!"

About the charity

We are Calderdale's local mental health charity, led by people who have personal experience of emotional distress. With kindness and respect, together we create and provide opportunities for people to understand and build on their strengths to better achieve what they want from their lives.

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