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£744raised of £1,000 target by 20 supporters

    Weʼve raised £744 to to help Scarborough Survivors continue to run and develop exciting programmes and activities for service users.

    Funded on Sunday, 31st December 2017

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    In 2017 I have challenged myself to run one Half Marathon EVERY MONTH. In the sun, cold, rain, snow frost etc I will be out there training, running, sweating, freezing!

    Scarborough Survivors is a registered charity which was founded in 1994 by service users who wanted to ensure that their voice was clearly heard within the Mental Health arena, it quickly became renowned for it's work and was used as a model for similar groups set up around the country. As part of it's work it offers a local self-supporting group covering the Scarborough and surrounding areas and is made up entirely of people with direct experience of mental health problems, either personally or as a carer, close relative or friend.

    As a user-led organisation, the emphasis is on self-help and sharing information gained from personal experience. A key element of Survivor' work is to represent the voice of the service user on a wide range of committees and groups locally.

    As most of you will know, mental health, in particular Schizophrenia is a huge part of my life and I learning new things every day. Scarborough Survivors provides a variety of daily/weekly activities including self-help groups, feel good walks, coffee mornings, arts and craft, aromatherapy groups, sign language courses, counselling and life skills programmes. Please help to keep this available for those who need it, to continue to survive mental health.

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    • liz-forbes-browne8 months ago
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      liz-forbes-browne

      8 months ago

      The donations are still coming. Thanks Jo for adding to the pot :-) xx

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    • liz-forbes-browne8 months ago
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      8 months ago

      Thanks very much Helen for you kind donation received this morning. The pot is still growing! xx

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    • liz-forbes-browne8 months ago
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      liz-forbes-browne

      8 months ago

      Two more donations today! The final one from right arm who has donated after every run, thank you so much, it has made a huge difference to the pot. A donation from my amazing, incredible, fantastictly supportive work colleagues who have weathered this journey with me over the past 4 years. Your generosity is never ending! Thank you x

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    Page last updated on: 12/23/2017 11:23 PM

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    20

    • steve hall

      steve hall

      Dec 23, 2017

      Great result for an important cause, and a great idea. Well done Liz.

      £25.00

    • Joanne Clyde

      Joanne Clyde

      Dec 8, 2017

      Well done Liz , amazing achievement 🎉

      £10.00

    • Liz Forbes-Browne

      Liz Forbes-Browne

      Dec 7, 2017

      Donation made on behalf of Helen Dukes xx

      £10.00

    • Joanne Rowe

      Joanne Rowe

      Dec 5, 2017

      A big big big well done, amazing achievement

      £12.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Dec 5, 2017

      We have followed your dedication to raising money for Scarborough Survivors. We have watched you hobble into work with a huge smile. Words can’t express how much we admire you. From your work mates.

      £240.00

    • Liz Forbes-Browne

      Liz Forbes-Browne

      Dec 4, 2017

      Many thanks to those that donated on Saturday morning, the total is mounting! :-)

      £30.00

    • Emily  Wardman

      Emily Wardman

      Dec 3, 2017

      Congratulations on completing 12 half marathons. Not only an amazing personal achievement but the awareness you are raising for this charity and mental health is incredible. Xoxoxoxox

      £20.00

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