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Walk & Talk Charity

Walk & Talk in aid of the Charlie Watkins Foundation

Fundraising for Essex Community Foundation

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  • Team members: There are up to 250 walking places - available on a first come, first served basis. Please look at our Event on our Facebook page 'Walk and Talk' to apply to walk.
  • Event: Walk and Talk, 14 Apr 2018

Essex Community Foundation

Essex Community Foundation is playing a leading role in the development of local philanthropy and resources to sustain communities. It works to improve the quality of life of people in our community by investing and distributing funds on behalf of individuals, companies and public agencies.

Charity Registration No. 1052061

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Thanks for taking the time to visit our JustGiving page.  We are very grateful for any donations.  If you are applying to walk with us, a donation of £10 per walker is suggested.  Any further donations or donations from non walkers are very welcome too!  

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Our event is in aid of the Charlie Watkins Foundation, which was set up to support charities and initiatives whose primary focus is to assist young people with mental health issues.

A group of friends, wishing to support Harry Watkins with his charity in memory of his twin brother, decided to organise a 6 mile walk through the beautiful Suffolk countryside where Charlie and Harry grew up. We hope that families and all generations would like to take part. The Crown have kindly given permission for their premises to be used as a meeting point and for refreshments afterwards.

We aim to raise awareness by talking about mental health issues, particularly in young people, and hope to start to stop the stigma surrounding this topic.

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