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Closed 10/10/2019

15%
£75
raised of £500 target by 5 supporters

    Weʼve raised £75 to beat suicide. Suicide is the biggest killer of men between the ages of 16 and 45. A tragic waste and an unrecoverable blow to a family.

    Dundee
    Funded on Thursday, 10th October 2019

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    Suicide is the biggest killer of men between the ages of 16 and 45. A tragic waste of potential and an unrecoverable blow to those left behind. Men, well, we just don't talk about the dark times, we are real men and we keep it hidden. But that's wrong, it's not how it works, nor should it be.

    Andy's Man Club is a place where men can meet to help each other get through the dark times. Currently, there are twenty places to meet throughout the UK including our local branches of Dundee and Perth - we need more.

    Some month's ago, Tesco staff in Dundee voted which charity should win a £500 gift card. It was won by PADS, a brilliant local abandoned dogs charity. Andy's Man Club came second. There were just three votes in it. That was stunning. Never did I expect so many people to vote for Andy's. It made me think, is there an unnoticed demand in Dundee? Is this why there were so many votes? A call for help or perhaps a call to arms, a call to action.

    And action it will be. I want to replace the £500 gift card with £500 cash. On the 18th August 2019, along with 3,000 others, I shall be doing the 25 mile Dundee Kilt Walk in aid of Andy's Man Club. I will be wearing my kilt in true Scottish style.

    Dig deep, let's try to eliminate this killer. When you feel buried, think on, this may be you planted. Grow and bloom.

    Visit the Andy's Man Club web site at http://www.andysmanclub.co.uk/

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      5

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jun 16, 2019

        Keep Trekking

        £20.00

      • zibi3105

        zibi3105

        Jun 15, 2019

        Keep it UP old man ;-)

        £20.00

      • Sally lse (Fred)

        Sally lse (Fred)

        Jun 15, 2019

        Gary, this is a great charity - well done and good luck

        £10.00

      • Donna B (Tesco)

        Donna B (Tesco)

        Jun 15, 2019

        All the best for a great cause. Your hard work will help a lot of people.

        £5.00

      • Jo Poskitt lseSxx

        Jo Poskitt lseSxx

        Jun 14, 2019

        In memory of Michael, my brother who had everything to live for but just couldn’t see it.Good luck Gary X

        £20.00

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