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Ellie Ball

Manchester, London, Liverpool Marathon 2020

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p][b]TAKE ME TO THE VIRTUAL 10K SIGN UP: www.runwithellie.com[/b][/p][p][br][/p][p][b]In 2020[/b], I will be taking on an even bigger challenge of [b]running the Manchester, London and Liverpool Marathon in the space of 7 weeks[/b], proudly wearing MIND on my vest. Please help support this cause in anyway you can, it would mean so much.[/p][p][b]Thank you so much for everyone’s support in my fundraising for the London Marathon 2019. [/b]Running in support of Mind did nothing short of change my life – it taught me so much about myself, and my ability to overcome hurdles. Sometimes I feel vulnerable, and running helps me with that. I hope in continuing this journey I can inspire others to get active and feel stronger and happier.[/p][p][br][/p][p]As some of you are already aware, my big sister Becky has struggled with her mental health her whole life. After support from CAHMS as a teen, she was on leave from work with depression for over 5 months. In 2016 she was diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder and hit her lowest when she made an attempt on her life.[/p][p][i]Now she is a lot stronger and happier - she has built her life back up and is in the process of changing career paths into the mental health sector and I think she is incredible and brave and I love her very much. [/i][/p][p][br][/p][p][b]My sister is incredibly important to me, but there are so many other people (that I know and don’t know) that suffer. I will be running every single step of the way metaphorically holding their hand and waving a flag for better support in mental health.[/b][/p][p][b][i]You don't have to be diagnosed, or feel a certain way - it's okay to not be okay, and it's okay to ask for help.[/i][/b][/p][p][b]Memory miles:[/b][/p][p]There are 26 miles in a marathon. I will run every mile in support or memory of somebody special. Each name will be printed on the back of my shirt and I will wear their name with pride. [/p][p]If you are able, please make a donation write ‘their name and one mile’ in the description. [/p][p][b]Thank you so much for any support you can give, I really do appreciate everything.[/b][/p][p][b]Ellie x[/b][/p][p]Thank you for visiting my page. I'm taking on this incredible challenge and fundraising in support of Mind. [/p][p]Who are Mind?[/p][p]We're Mind, the mental health charity. We believe no one should have to face a mental health problem alone. We're here for you. Today. Now. Whether you're stressed, depressed or in crisis. We'll listen, give support and advice, and fight your corner.[/p][p]We provide [url=https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/]advice and support[/url] to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We [url=https://www.mind.org.uk/news-campaigns/campaigns/]campaign[/url] to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. We won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect.[/p][p]Watch this short video to find out more?[/p][p][url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPxHTZRwXX8]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPxHTZRwXX8[/url][/p][p]I'm raising funds to support the important work Mind does and to allow them to continue to be there for everyone who needs them. Please donate if you can.[/p][p]This is what your donation could do:[/p][p][b]£10[/b] could allow us to send essential information booklets about mental health to 40 people.[/p][p][b]£40[/b] could pay for 28 people to campaign for change on our behalf.[/p][p][b]£70[/b] could keep our online community, Elefriends, open and safe for two hours. [/p][p][b]£120[/b] could offer a lifeline to eight people in desperate need of support from our Mind legal line.[/p][p][b]£200[/b] could help us keep the Mind Infoline open for 1 hour, helping 35 people.[/p][p][b]£300[/b] could support a young person bereaved by suicide to access 1:1 and group support. [/p][p][b]£550[/b] could provide five people struggling with their mental health a place in a 10-week wellbeing group with team sports and cookery.[/p][p]Thank you for taking the time to visit my page and for donating. Your support is hugely appreciated.[/p][p]Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor me and donations will be quickly processed and passed to Mind. [/p][p]Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity's behalf where the donor is eligible for this.[/p]
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Supporters

Apr 27, 2020

Beverley Wightman

Brilliant Ellie! Well done sweetheart, keep it up xxx

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 27, 2020

Lisa Tristham

Well done Ellie.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 27, 2020

Claire Mathias

Fabulous effort Ellie 😍

£5.00

Apr 26, 2020

Phoebe Trott

Good Luck Ellie!! Xxx

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Mar 11, 2020

Anonymous

Good luck Ellie! Love The ‘Cano-Lopez‘ family xx

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Mar 9, 2020

Roxanne

good luck, you're doing great!

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Mar 8, 2020

Bev Wightman

Go Ellie! You’re beyond amazing. Just take care of yourself! Love you to the moon and back xxx

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Feb 4, 2020

Jules

You’re such an inspiration Ellie and am so honoured to have met you and to have you in my life.. I’m also delighted we share a love of furry animals with oversized ears. You’re doing an amazing job with the training, keep going babe x

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Dec 9, 2019

Tilly Ashton

Good luck Ellie - you're amazing and MIND is a brilliant charity. Go for those PBs!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Nov 30, 2019

Joanne Dennis

Well done on your 1st Place today and only 4 seconds behind MJ 💙💙💙

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid