Neil Hext

Team UoB London Marathon 2024

Fundraising for University of Bristol
£2,410
raised of £2,000 target
Event: London Marathon 2024, on 21 April 2024
#TeamUoB London Marathon 2024
Campaign by University of Bristol (RCN HMRC Registered)
A team of University of Bristol alumni, students and staff are running the 2024 London Marathon in support of Healthy Minds; a student mental health support programme that harnesses the power of exercise.

Story

I'm running the London Marathon this year in support of the University of Bristol's Healthy Minds Programme. Leaving home and going to University is an exciting time, but can also be a challenging one.

Mental ill health can impact at any time. Suffering of that kind is not always obvious; but it disrupts students' academic studies and personal lives, often causing them to miss out on the transformative and enriching experiences offered by higher education.

UoBs Division of Sport, Exercise and Health (SEH) launched Healthy Minds in 2016 with this knowledge at the heart of it. The programme helps students affected by mental ill-health to get more active through user-led, personalised support. It includes sessions with an activity mentor, a tailored activity plan and support for future health maintenance, as well as access to a range of classes, clubs and sports opportunities.

People who have taken part in the programme testify to the enormous benefits that it brings. I want to raise money to support this essential service.

Every pound raised will help to improve the quality and quantity of support offered, helping even more students. I'm really grateful for any donation that you can make.

About the campaign

A team of University of Bristol alumni, students and staff are running the 2024 London Marathon in support of Healthy Minds; a student mental health support programme that harnesses the power of exercise.

About the charity

University of Bristol

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Your support gives students facing financial barriers the chance to make the most their time at Bristol, equipping them to push boundaries and create a better world for us all. It also enables research into urgent issues like: the climate crisis, deadly pathogens and living with AI technologies.

Donation summary

Total raised
£2,410.00
+ £602.50 Gift Aid
Online donations
£2,410.00
Offline donations
£0.00

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