Maccartney Cruz

Maccartney Cruz

Speak Out to Help Out - London Marathon 2021

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Total raised so far£0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Target£0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Thank you for visiting my page. I'm taking on this incredible challenge and fundraising in support of Mind for better mental health. When I was ready, I wanted to speak out openly about my personal story to help out those suffering with mental health problems. [/p][p]I had struggled myself as my life became tough for me to handle. I constantly thought negatively of myself and felt stuck in a negative spiral. I thought I could fight through it alone but my negative thoughts became uncontrollable. This caused me to lose control of myself attempting to end it all. I found the courage to seek help and needed time to recover. Time is the best healer. I'll always be thankful to all the support & services I had at my lowest in helping me come back stronger. [/p][p]Running changed my life during my recovery. I started jogging casually at first and then took on several challenges from Movember, 5K, 10K, Half-Marathon and now the full London Marathon. Keeping fit, healthy, maintaining a routine and going for goals are my medicines in managing my own mental health. I enjoy the challenges of running as it keeps me happy and not worry about anything else. [/p][p]Mental Health matters to me a lot as I know the struggles it can cause. When you lose your mind you're in a bad place and it can be tough to get out of it. I can try to help people and show there is nothing wrong asking for help to get better again.[/p][p]Anyone out there suffering with mental health problems can come back and it can be done. If I can come back from where I have come from then anyone can do it too. [/p][p]Let's fight for better mental health together. [/p][p][b][u]Who are Mind?[/u][/b][/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][u]Watch this short video to find out more about Mind?[/u][/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]Thank you for taking the time to visit my page and for donating. Your support is hugely appreciated.[/p]
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Oct 3, 2021

Nelly Famy

£20.00


Oct 3, 2021

Lito Famy

£30.00


Oct 1, 2021

Andrew Cedillo

All the best cuz.. inspirational stuff!!

£50.00


Sep 30, 2021

Jen Ross

Good luck Mac! So proud of you and sending loads of love for race day. Know you’ll smash it! x

£50.00

plus £12.50 Gift Aid


Sep 26, 2021

Zack

£10.00


Sep 6, 2021

Katy Wilkinson

Congratulations on your 9th race in 12 months so far. Thank you for your inspiration, guidance and support. Lovely being part of the marathon journey together. Keep up your incredible training. smashing it! x

£20.00

plus £5.00 Gift Aid


Sep 3, 2021

Anonymous


Aug 22, 2021

Lina

£15.00

plus £3.75 Gift Aid


Aug 12, 2021

Clothes Sale

£100.00

plus £25.00 Gift Aid


Aug 5, 2021

Clothes Sale

£50.00

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