Fundraisers

Mental Health Research UK is incredibly grateful to all those who spend their time and effort raising money for the charity through all sorts of amazing endeavours. Please click on the links below to see what people have been doing in order to make a long-term difference, and why. Please support them.

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Victoria Morris’s Great North Run and more

Mental Health Research UK have kindly provided me with a place to run in the 2021 Great North Run

Chris Gibb's Great north Run 2021

It was an honour to run for Mental Health Research UK in this year’s Great North Run as it is a charity close to my heart and they do amazing work in the fight against mental illness.

 

The atmosphere for this 40th Anniversary half marathon was amazing as always and despite the difficult course due to changing the route for Covid reasons, the crowds lining the streets of Newcastle City Centre kept us going on the mostly uphill final mile.

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Thames Path Challenge, 103Km, 31 hrs !!!

Chris Brooking shares his reasons for taking part in the Thames Path Challenge

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Isle of Wight Challenge

Phil Angus talks about his motivation for undertaking the gruelling Isle of Wight challenge in support of Mental Health Research UK

Henry's 15 Murph's in 15 days

For those who are struggling with Mental Health issues, for those who have somebody close to them dealing with these

issues and even those who aren't directly affected. 

To donate, click on the link: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/mentalhealthruk

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Lands End - John O'Groats bike mileage on Zwift. 4 days. 867.2 miles.

In Memory of Gary Dench

To Donate click on the link: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Ady-Dench

My lockdown Art.

 

Elaine Whitesides is selling her pictures to raise money for Mental Health Research.

Pumpkin Boot Sale

 

Tony and Anne have grown varieties of pumpkins on their allotment and raised funds for us by selling them at a car boot sale.

Chiltern 50 Challenge

Mark Anderson walked 50km to support the Mental Health Research UK COVID-19 Scholarship.

 

Pen-Y-Fan Tractor Tyre Push for Mental Health Research UK

Taylor Mason's amazing push up Pen-Y-Fan has raised over £2000 for Mental Health Research UK

Omar's birthday fundraiser for Mental Health Research UK

'For my birthday this year, I'm asking for donations to Mental Health Research UK. Why? Because difficult times like this remind us that mental illness is a global pandemic in itself. Do not let this be a stigma anymore!!!'

Shads Palmer is at Mount Everest. 17th May - 3rd June 2020

The reason we were very keen to support Mental Health Research UK as one of our charities during our rugby clubs Everest Challenge is twofold.

Victoria Morris's Challenge for Mental Health Awareness Week

During Mental Heath Awareness Week 2020, Victoria challenged herself to climb the North Face of the Eiger ...

Co-founding Trustee, Dr. Laura Davidson, has published a book on mental health and development. The book is dedicated to another of our co-founding Trustees, John Grace QC.

 

Click on the link for details:  

 

Mental Health and International Development 

A stranger takes on an unknown extreme challenge!!

Do you want to join me in making a difference? I'm raising money in aid of Mental Health Research UK and every donation will help. Thank you in advance for your contribution to this cause that means so much to the people you will be helping.

Eileen’s sponsored slim:  

 

To donate click on the link:  https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/eileen-pacitti1       

 

Eileen Pacitti is doing sponsored slim in memory of her sister as this charity is close to our hearts, she wants to lose two and half stone in 6 months.

 

Start date Mon 7th Jan / 7th June, so all donations would be much appreciated, she certainly will be making donation too. there is no rush as it is for 6 months, thanks very much to all who make donations will be so thankful, she will keep updates of my weight loss each month, thanks again to whoever donates x 

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Adam Manley's sky dive: 

Adam's Sky Dive fundraising in support of Mental Health Research UK has now finished and raised more than £1000 

Charrington Cake Sale

Charrington House of Finton House School raised £533.32 today at their annual cake sale. Every child at Finton House School was invited to make cakes and then buy them at break time.  Their parents came and bought the rest at the end of the school day.  Much sugar was enjoyed by all. 

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Hopeful Hikers Isle of Wight Ultra challenge page

Isle of Wight Ultra Challenge 1st Half for Mental Health Research UK because more support is needed for Mental Health Awareness

Mason bros Manchester Marathon

Brothers Matthew and Gary Mason  ran the Manchester Marathon and raised £3000 funds to honour the memory of their friend Adam Whitehurst. 

Emma Bramwell's  30 for 30 - in memory of Adam Bramwell

On 12th April 2016 my brother, Adam Bramwell, tragically took his own life after an ongoing battle with his mental health. He was just 27 at the time.