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Closed 20/06/2019

raised of £500 target by 47 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,043 to donate to Johnny's Happy Place.

    Funded on Thursday, 20th June 2019

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    On the 28th April 2019 I plan to run London Marathon (my first marathon!). Initially I signed up to challenge myself however it also seems like a great opportunity to try to raise some money and awareness for a good cause...

    Johnny's Happy Place is a not for profit organisation local to my small hometown, Kettering. They are dedicated to supporting people who may be having a tough time with their mental health through providing drop in counselling sessions, art workshops, a community café and much more in a friendly environment where everyone is welcome. All of this is run by volunteers, so I am sure no matter how small your donation is they will benefit from it!

    Suicide is the most common cause of death for men aged 20-49 years in England and Wales. Everyone has mental health; some days it might be better or worse than others but we all have it and JHP want to reduce the stigma surrounding this, and try to reduce this statistic.

    Some information from Johnny’s Happy Place’s website:

    Johnny’s Happy Place came about after the death of our beautiful friend, son and brother Johnny Mackay, in October 2014. We wanted to create something wonderful in Johnny’s memory which we hope will be a lasting legacy to the most unique, warm, funny, talented and compassionate person.

    There are many people out there who, for one reason or another, through circumstance, are having a tough time. They might have anxiety issues, depression or just feel isolated. What we have done, with the help of some wonderful people, is created a beautiful community space / café within Keystone’s building. We are open to everyone! Just pop in!

    All donations will be greatly appreciated no matter how big or small!



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      • Mornington Chasers

        Mornington Chasers

        May 18, 2019

        Well done Rosie - from all at Mornington Chasers.


      • Skinnydip


        May 7, 2019

        Good luck from everyone at Skinnydip!


      • Gabrielle Ginns

        Gabrielle Ginns

        Apr 30, 2019

        You’re amazing Rosie, well done! X


      • Sophie


        Apr 30, 2019

        Wooo well done Rosie knew you’d smash it x

      • Eileen Robertson

        Eileen Robertson

        Apr 29, 2019

        Well done Rosie ,, what a fantastic achievement, so delighted for you much love Eileen and Nigel x 🏃‍♀️👏🏻🏅


      • John Mcclure

        John Mcclure

        Apr 29, 2019


      • Megan Gabbey

        Megan Gabbey

        Apr 28, 2019

        You’re amazing! Well done ❤️

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