I've chosen to support Mentoring Plus in running the Bath Half Marathon this year. This small, wonderful charity supports vulnerable young people in Bath aged 7-21 who are suffering emotional harm, neglect and disengagement from school. With today's headlines full of the risks and consequences of neglecting or alienating the youth of our society, I'm hard pressed to think of a charity better suited to helping tackle one of our most pressing social problems.
To learn more about some of the individuals the volunteers at Mentoring Plus have helped, take a look at this video:
Donating through JustGiving is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with JustGiving - they'll never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they'll send your money directly to the charity. So it's the most efficient way to donate - saving time and cutting costs for the charity.
Thanks so much for your support.