Weʼve raised £18,143 to support teenagers with their mental health
- Funded on Monday, 31st May 2021
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In May 2018 I lost my happy, smart, handsome son to suicide; he was just 17. Despite the immense love of his family, lots of very good friends and professional support through CAHMS, Tommy took his own life. What none of us could see was the struggle he faced every day to make sense of the world and the depression that he was living with.
It was a huge shock to so many people and I have often wondered what did I miss? You see Tommy was funny, he was always playing football with friends, he had a job in the bakers and was a football referee on Sundays. He was doing well at school and most of all, was happy. The last time I said goodbye to him he was happy and smiling, told me he loved me and would not be late.
Since losing Tommy I wanted people to know that depression is silent, it is hidden, and it is dangerous. I wanted to raise awareness to this and to help more children and young adults know that they are not alone, there is help and support and there is nothing to be ashamed of. I set up the Tommy Crush Foundation in 2019 to do just this
- 4 years ago
Lisa Crush4 years ago
Words cannot express our thanks and gratitude to all of you for your kind words, love and support and your generous donations. At a time when our hearts are truly broken, knowing how much Tommy meant to so many people has given us great comfort. We promise that we will use the funds we have raised through your generosity to support as many young people with the mental wellbeing as possible. It will be Tommy’s legacy. So again, from the bottom of our hearts, thank you xx
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May 21, 2021
May 21, 2021
Keep up the great work
The Henson family
May 20, 2021
Such a great charity. Everything you’ve achieved so far is fantastic. Keep up the brilliant work. Xxx
Stephen & Katherine Hollingworth
May 20, 2021
All the best, happy we can help in any way
May 19, 2021
So sad, but what a thing for you and your family to do to help others.
May 14, 2021
May 13, 2021
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