In response to the cancellation of the London Marathon event due to COVID-19, London Marathon organisers have set up a 2.6 challenge for charities to find an alternative way to raise vital funds.
13 Helpline staff & 9 Ambassodors from Beat have decided to challenge ourselves by volunteering our own time to operate Beat's online peer support group 'The Sanctuary' for 26 hours starting at 12am on Sunday 26th April going non stop until 2am on Monday 27th April.
The staff team will split the 26 hours between us in a ‘relay style’ supervising and moderating the group, working alongside our many wonderful Lived experience Ambassadors who are also volunteering their time for this challenge to provide a vital support service to people affected by eating disorders.
We are hopeful that this challenge will encourage people to sponsor us to help Beat and ensure we can keep support services running. We also want to raise awareness of our support services and encourage our current but also new service users to access support.
Please give whatever you can, small gestures add up to make a big difference and can change lives!
Team members (19)
- £756 of £620
- £314 of £180
- £161 of £260
- £181 of £150
- £600 of £260