Weʼve raised £180 to donate to MH charities, MIND and CALM.
- Hadrian's Wall
- Funded on Saturday, 1st September 2018
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Out In The Open - Hadrian's Wall
* HADRIAN'S WALL: 85 miles, 4-5 days *
Anyone who knows me will know that I DO NOT get on very well with exercise, that’s a given. But having visited Hadrian’s Wall last month and recent family events, I’ve discussed the idea of creating an event in which I’m going to walk the whole of Hadrian’s Wall - side to side, 85miles.
The walking will be spread over a number of days, with a route set out for how many miles per day (this will be posted at a later date once I have chance to work out the mileage and stopping points).
AUGUST 12th - 17th.
This walk is in aid of Mental Health; raising awareness and donations. Mental Health is something that affects all of us in some way or another and is a cause close to my heart. Ideally, I'd like to raise money in order to donate to TWO charities - MIND and CALM.
MIND is the UK's leading Mental Health charity. "We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. We won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect."
CALM is a UK based charity, helping to prevent and support those with suicidal thoughts. "The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is an award-winning charity dedicated to preventing male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under the age of 45 in the UK. In 2015, 75% of all UK suicides were male."
*DONATIONS TO CALM will be donated in memory of my dear cousin Paul Grayson who passed 21/05/18 and inspired me to set up this event.
"Whatever the weather, you'd always cheer us up." - From Pauls niece, Ellie.
This in itself is the reason I'd like to donate to TWO charities, being the reason why this is a Crowdfunding page, instead of a fundraiser. With Crowdfunding on JustGiving, money is sent direct to me at the end of the fundraising period (-5% of donations is used to cover FEE's) - I will be paying the fees myself and splitting the donations equally between the charities.
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Aug 7, 2018
Keep up the good work if it helps just one person keep one family from so much pain
Aug 5, 2018
Jul 11, 2018
Jul 10, 2018
Good Luck, and great pair of charities.
Jul 6, 2018
Good luck, 2 amazing charities.Let’s keep talking about mental health ❤️
Jun 28, 2018
Jun 26, 2018
Good luck ness! Fantastic cause x
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