This challenge is a fun, accessible and collaborative way to fundraise for Mental Health UK. All you need to do is run 5k, donate £5 and nominate 5 others!
Following the announcement of the government’s winter plan for mental health and wellbeing, Brian Dow, Chief Executive of Mental Health UK said:
“The challenges and uncertainty of recent months have had a negative impact on our mental wellbeing and lives nationally, but they have exacerbated the experiences of those already living with mental illness before the pandemic.
“We welcome today’s announcement to address these challenges, which includes £500 million to reduce waiting times, invest in the workforce and ultimately give more people the mental health support they need. Moreover, we are particularly pleased by the government’s additional investment towards community care so that people can be safely discharged from hospital, as well as a plan to address long-standing inequalities of the physical health of people severely affected by mental illness.
“This announcement is the result of people and organisations calling for a new social contract on mental health. The key thing now is to make sure that people living with mental illness are at the heart of decisions around how their care is delivered.”
Just £10 could help pay for a call to our advice and information line, supporting someone living with mental illness who may be feeling in distress during this time.Donate today
Sign up to our newsletter to keep up to date with our events and appeals. Click 'subscribe' to choose your contact preferences
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.