Weʼve raised £1,229 to B strong U belong - Rocket Race 29th Oct - a team of 10 friends take on this 10km challenge on behalf of 'Second Step' & 'Off the Record'
- Bristol, United Kingdom
- Health and medical
- Time left
- Funded on Sunday, 27th November 2016
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B strong U belong, increasing everyone's awareness around mental health and depression.
Major depression is a rapidly growing issue; however there remains a common misconception around depression and the reluctance to deal with this in UK society. It is now the number one physical disorder in the western world, it is growing in all age groups and can be found in all communities.
In 2012 a very close friend of ours and many people decided to take his own life at 37 years old. Apart from the shock and grief the worst thing looking back on this was the fact that nobody knew how bad his depression and anxiety had become. Although aware of this in the past and supporting him during the tough times, his actions came as a shock to all of us.
This is where 'Be Strong You Belong' comes in......
A charity partnership initiative has been set up with two Bristol based charities 'Off the Record' and 'Second Step' in memory of Pete Davies:
The purpose of the partnership is to raise funds for these two great charities, as well as increasing everyone's awareness around mental health.
On Saturday 29th October a team of 9 will be taking part in 'Rocket Race' (http://rocketrace.co.uk/), raising funds and awareness for Mental Health in the South West.
Lets make a difference to 'Second Step' and 'Off the Record' in Pete Davies's memory.
Luke Elstone2 months ago
All set for the 29th we have a team of 10 people doing the Rocket Race in Somerset, 10kms and over 30 obstacles await. The following people are looking to raise £1000 for our charity fundraising initiative: Rebecca Alden, Beth Elstone-Bryan, Damon Kumi, Dan Jackson, Brad Milton, Tony Warren, Rob Keitch, Jason Loveridge, Brad and Luke Elstone-Bryan.
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Nov 4, 2016
Well done david👌🏻🤘🏻
Nov 1, 2016
98% of £10
Nov 1, 2016
Well done for completing 98% of the course. Shame your arms couldn't get you over that last obstacle. Great work, good cause.
About the fundraiser
Bristol, United Kingdom
Rocket Race is the first fundraising event before or climax event in Kenya next June! Me and a team of friends are aiming to raise £10,000 over the course of 12 months, the money will be donated to two fantastic Bristol based mental health charities. #BstrongUbelong
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