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.

Please note Virgin Money Giving isn't responsible for the content fundraisers post on their pages, but if you see something you feel is offensive or inappropriate, please let us know and we'll look into it.

Maddy Austin's fundraising page

Maddy Austin

My page:

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

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

22.04.17 Good luck gal! Smash ittttt!!!!

22.04.17 Best of luck Maddy ! You are a very courageous young lady a wonderfull example to many . Well done !

22.04.17 We're right behind you Maddy - metaphorically speaking xx

22.04.17 Good luck Maddy!

22.04.17 Good luck you will smash it as always ! Xx

22.04.17 Good Luck Maddy. Best Wishes from your old Swimming Coach at Haslemere.

22.04.17 Such an incredible cause and an incredible person. Good luck Maddy!


Running total

Total raised incl. Gift Aid:
Total donors:
Last donor:

Offline fundraising:
Donate now