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£720raised of £1,000 target by 32 supporters

    Weʼve raised £720 to help raise awareness of and prevent suicide in young men with Andy's Man Club and Scrappage Rally

    Funded on Friday, 31st August 2018

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    Story

    In 2016, Luke Ambler lost his brother-in-law Andy to the biggest single killer of men under 45. Suicide.

    Nobody knew there was anything wrong, and there were no indications to any of the family that Andy was anything less than the perfectly happy family men all his friends thought him to be.

    Unfortunately, Andy's story is not uncommon and this is why Luke decided to do something about it. He founded "Andy's Man Club" in honour of his friend and brother-in-law. Andy's Man Club is NOT a support group, but it is a group who support people. The aim of Andy's Man Club is to create a network of people who help each other and their communities, but most importantly provide a platform so that nobody ever needs to feel like they are alone, or that there is no solution for their problems. In many cases, this can just mean a friend to speak with in confidence - but whatever is needed, the group is there.

    Starting with just one club in Halifax, Yorkshire, there are now over a dozen with plans to open many more. In 2017, the Man Club received support and endorsement from many celebrities but they need continued help to keep them going.

    The club is supported entirely by volunteers and donations, so this year Magnitude Events have chosen them as the featured charity for their event "Scrappy's Little Sister". An offshoot of their well-known Scrappage Rally, the event is a three day trip to the Isle of Skye in cheap cars. There, a day of activities and fun will be the reward for over a thousand miles of driving in clapped-out old cars.

    The issues Andy's Man Club raise are close to the hearts of Scrappage's organisers, so we are happy to be working with AMC on this adventure. You can use this page to donate money which will go directly to the club, and help support them to expand their network and reach even more vulnerable young men.

    James Martin & Luke Ambler

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    • James Martin7 months ago
      James Martin

      James Martin

      7 months ago

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    • James Martin7 months ago
      James Martin

      James Martin

      7 months ago

      The rally is now over and we can't believe how well we did! So many kind and generous people. A video will be made soon showing what we got up to and hopefully we can reach that target we are after!

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    Supporters

    32

    • Richard Miles

      Richard Miles

      Jul 12, 2018

      Sorry it's a bit late. It's a great cause.

      £20.00

    • michael

      michael

      Jul 11, 2018

      Great work as usual James, thanks for supporting this worthy cause.

      £10.00

    • joachim

      joachim

      Jul 11, 2018

      £50.00

    • Steve Alford

      Steve Alford

      Jul 11, 2018

      I enjoy your content, and this is a very worthy cause

      £5.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jul 11, 2018

      Great cause, and look forward to bring my barge to one of your future rallies!

      £5.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jul 11, 2018

      Great vid and a fantastic charity.

      £10.00

    • James Marshall

      James Marshall

      Jul 10, 2018

      Having a best friend who, in the past, dealt with lonliness and severe isolation (to the point of seeing a therapist) has given me the utmost respect for Andy's Man Club and the work it does.

      £5.00

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