Our site needs cookies

We need cookies to help you sign in, create a fundraising page and donate. If you want to fundraise or donate on our site, you will need to turn on cookies How to turn on cookies.

It looks like you are trying to access a charity account.

Please click here for the charity sign in page. If you are not trying to access a charity account, please contact us.


Lindsay's Fund

Words That Carry On

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Words That Carry On is a fund dedicated to investing in mental health research. It is in memory of our friend Lindsay Riddoch, an ardent advocate for better mental health services who was intent on ensuring people who lived with mental health problems had their voices are heard. Lindsay ended her life and battle with mental health issues December 2017 just before her 25th Birthday. [/p][p]We are her family and friends, and have decided to carry on Lindsay’s work. We looked for inspiration in one of her poems to help us name the fund and focus our work.[/p][p][i]Are these words all we really have[/i][/p][p][i]these half thrown vibrations of those chords in our throat[/i][/p][p][i]these squiggles and shapes so imbued with meaning[/i][/p][p][i]that to express more than a simple sound is too much[/i][/p][p][i]Maybe when we die it is our [/i][b][i]words that carry on[/i][/b][/p][p][i]those lingering sentences and half finished thoughts[/i][/p][p][i]carried in the ears, in the hearts, of those to whom they were spoken. [/i][/p][p] [/p][p]Every penny donated to Words That Carry On – Lindsay’s Fund, will be used to support mental health research. The fund is being managed by the McPin Foundation, a charity dedicated to championing the voices of people directly affected by mental health problems within research. [/p][p]Thank you for visiting our fundraising page and we are grateful for any donation you are able to give. The figure for the ‘Total raised so far’ above includes both money donated via the Virgin Money platform and that collected during other fundraising activities (‘Raised offline’).[/p][p]If you would like to know more about our plans please do sign up to receive the Words That Carry On newsletter through our website. [/p][p]Please check out our [url=https://www.facebook.com/WordsThatCarryOn/]Facebook [/url]and [url=https://twitter.com/WordsThatCarry]Twitter [/url]pages:[/p]
Words That Carry On image 1

Share Lindsay's's story

Other ways to support Lindsay's's fundraising effort

Turn your unwanted stuff into donations

together withziffit.com logo

Earn free donations when you shop

together withkindred logo


Personal Challenge Date

31 Dec 2024


Oct 31, 2020


£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Oct 31, 2020

Freddie KB

Thank you for all the hard work you do to raise awareness for such an important cause.

Oct 19, 2020


We need more and better research. Good work!

£31.40 plus £7.85 Gift Aid

Sep 27, 2020


£500.00 plus £125.00 Gift Aid

Sep 10, 2020


Thinking of Lindsay.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Sep 3, 2020



Sep 3, 2020


Sep 3, 2020


£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Aug 7, 2020

Caroline and Donald

It's such inspirational work you are doing!

Apr 22, 2020