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Andrew Unwin

Medicine Ball Challenge

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p][b][i][u]Medicine Ball Challenge [/u] [/i][/b][/p][p]The medicine ball represents the weight, and burden service personnel, veterans and people from all walks of life. Could be carrying around with them every day due to mental health problems. Many feel that they can’t talk because of the stigma surrounding mental health problems. Problems such as Stress, Anxiety, PTSD, and Depression. Which have led to the number of Mental health related deaths of Veterans Soldiers and the blue light services rise to an alarming rate.[/p][p]Not all wounds are visible, however this could have been avoided if only they had talked to someone and there was more awareness.[/p][p]The Medicine Ball wants to raise awareness of these issues. It is a challenge which when you take part you must cuff the 3kg Medicine Ball to your wrist for a period of 7 days. Only taking it off sleeping, driving and dressing. Making every simple task feel like a challenge. Challengers are encouraged to raise as much awareness as possible when taking part. [/p][p]The aim of the Medicine Ball Challenge is to encourage talking to break down the stigma surrounding mental ill health. So that those suffering know its ok, not to be ok and seek help before it is too late. [/p][p]The Medicine Ball Challenge cannot stress enough not all wounds are visible this simple ball could raise awareness and funds to help those in need of our help. Many service personnel and veterans carry these injuries around every single day.[/p][p] If you are struggling, please, please speak to someone be it a work colleague, a friend, even a stranger, just speak out and ask for help.[/p][p]The funds raised go to Combat Stress, The Soldiers Charity and Mind. If you want take on the challenge yourself and make a real difference for a worthy cause, contact me.[/p][p]Take on the Challenge Contact-[/p][p]Medicine Ball Challenge-Facebook[/p][p]Warswithin - Instagram[/p][p]Warswithin - Twitter [/p][p]Thank you[/p]
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Supporters

Dec 29, 2020

David Fern

We are very proud of you, Andrew, and all that you have achieved. This is such a great cause. Well done! Love from "Uncle" David and Karen

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Dec 22, 2020

Jill

WE'LL done

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Dec 21, 2020

Anonymous

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Dec 20, 2020

Hammy

Great effort Robbo!

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Dec 20, 2020

Andy Unwin

Money Raised by Army Cadet Laura Liegh on her Medicine Ball Challenge topped up by the Medicine Ball Challenge Team. Excellent work Laura thank you Have a great Christmas and a fantastic new year

£140.00 plus £35.00 Gift Aid

Dec 20, 2020

Fern

Stay safe

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Dec 19, 2020

Anonymous

Good wishes

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Dec 19, 2020

Anoymous

Keep going x

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Dec 19, 2020

Michael and Ramona Garside

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Dec 18, 2020

A very proud Auntie x

Thank you and best wishes to all who have helped. 👍

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid