Maddy Austin


Heads Together for Place2Be
Place2Be is the UK's leading children's mental health charity providing in-school support and expert training to improve the emotional wellbeing of pupils, families, teachers and school staff.

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Hi there,

Long story short, I'm running the London Marathon on 23rd April 2017 (putting all the 800m training to good use) for the amazing children's mental heath charity Place2Be which is working in partnership with the Heads Together campaign led by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry . This campaign does work to stop the stigma behind mental health, something I am very passionate about.

I have battled various mental health issues, all of which I developed at school - without the incredible support I recieved from the staff and students I truly dread to think what would have happened. This is where Place2Be really excels.

Place2Be provides in-school support, both emotional and therapeutic, and vital training to students, parents and staff. Their vision is "a world where children can grow with prospects rather than problems". Having expanded to 282 schools, Place2Be does amazing work with children battling themselves, and this work needs to continue to spread.

If you could spare anything at all for this amazing cause, even a little amount could be really beneficial!

Thank you,


Recent donors

08.05.17 Congratulations Maddy. You are a very special young lady who has given us all hope. Thank you xx

04.05.17 Well done from Alice and the Berry family


26.04.17 hi, sorry i'm late,

25.04.17 Just heard your marathon time - 3.33 is awesome. Glad all your hard work has been rewarded

25.04.17 Congratulations Maddy ! Bet you could do with some sudocrem now ! With love from Ed and Mimi xx

24.04.17 Many congratulations for completing the marathon yesterday! This donation comes with much gratitude for your Heads Together film. I have an ED so for me it was particularly helpful and inspiring. The '3 choices' part definitely made me stop and think x

24.04.17 Well done superstar !

23.04.17 Inspiring stuff Maddy!

23.04.17 Congrats Maddy!

23.04.17 Well done Maddy! So proud of you!!

23.04.17 Huge congratulations Maddy! So inspired by you in every sense of the word!! Sorry I can't donate more (Student times hitting hard) Celebrate your amazing feat you accomplished today you deserve it!! Sop xxxx

23.04.17 Well done Maddy. You are an inspiration to others best wishes Jack and Mary xx

23.04.17 Amazing! Huge well done x

23.04.17 Good luck Maddy. Lots of love Mel x

23.04.17 Good luck Maddy. You'll be awesome! Sorry for the late donation. Tx

22.04.17 Good luck maddy from all of us


22.04.17 Good luck tomorrow, you're amazing! Last minute donation is when you would have least expected it right?

22.04.17 Best of luck tomorrow Maddy - lots of love JODO, Lorraine and Boys

22.04.17 Good luck Maddy!!! XXXXXXX

22.04.17 Good luck Maddy, you are amazing

22.04.17 Go Go Maddy. A special day - enjoy!

22.04.17 Good luck Maddy! A brilliant cause.

22.04.17 Good luck Maddy xx


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