Fresh Donate to Young Minds this Christmas....
We are delighted to announce that this year we will be supporting a new charity in our fundraising efforts - Young Minds.
Young Minds is the UK’s leading charity championing the wellbeing and mental health of young people. We'll be working with them to not only raise money, but to raise awareness of mental health issues that affect our students.
Did you know that...
- 1 in 5 young adults have a diagnosable mental health disorder
- Half of all mental health problems manifest by the age of 14, with 75% by age 24
- Mental health issues can reduce someone's life expectancy by 20 years
To kick start our partnership we have donated £1,000 to the Young Minds Christmas appeal to raise funds for their parents helpline providing support to families of young people facing mental health issues. And, as this week Young Minds are taking part in The Big Give Christmas Challenge, our donation has been matched and we can therefore help 80 families this Christmas.
We'll be announcing much more about this partnership early in the New Year, including news about our Fundraising Week which will take place w/c 12th February. We're very proud to be involved in this very worthy cause.