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Munah Y

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

Challenge complete

Fundraising for this challenge has ended so we're no longer accepting donations. Thanks to everyone who supported this challenge.

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Thank you for visiting my page!! In April I will begin hiking 2650 miles on Pacific Crest Trail and will be fundraising in support of [url=https://www.mind.org.uk/]Mind [/url]and [url=https://www.mountainsforthemind.co.uk/]Mountains for the Mind.[/url] Along with raising money for such an important cause, I want to use my journey as an opportunity to talk to everyone and anyone to raise awareness about mental health, keep it in conversation and inspire people to get outside! [/p][p][br][/p][p][i]“One in four people in Britain experience mental heath problems each year, but spending time outdoors can reduce the risk of depression by 30%.” - [/i] Mind, The Mental Health Charity[/p][p][br][/p][p]The problem [/p][p]One in six of us report mental health problems to our GP every week[/p][p]450 million people worldwide currently experience mental health problems[/p][p]Anxiety and depression are the most commonly diagnosed problems[/p][p]Every two hours, someone in England and Wales takes their own life[/p][p][br][/p][p]The solution[/p][p]Walking has been proven to boost self esteem[/p][p]A single exposure to nature can lift your mood for up to seven hours[/p][p]Spending time outdoors can reduce the risk of depression by 30%[/p][p]Regular exercise can be a more effective treatment than taking anti-depressants[/p][p]Being active improves sleep quality, while reducing stress and anxiety levels[/p][p][br][/p][p][br][/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][b]Thank you for taking the time to visit my page and for donating. Your support is hugely appreciated.[/b][/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][p][br][/p][p]If you are unable to donate today, that is okay. Please help share my journey but more importantly, please check out the campaign run by trail magazine [url=https://www.mountainsforthemind.co.uk/]Mountains for the Mind[/url] and have a look at the great things [url=https://www.mind.org.uk/]Mind[/url] are doing. [/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

05 Apr 2019



Oct 16, 2019

Sam M

Just got slightly carried away reading your blog so now I HAVE to donate! Well done you!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Aug 30, 2019

Nicole kyle

Congrats on finishing Munah!! KNEW you would do it!!

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Aug 28, 2019


Money collected from collection tin at Casa Vitae Coffee Shop in Otley, West Yorkshire. Thank you to all who contributed.


Aug 25, 2019


You made it! You’re incredible and a hero!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Aug 15, 2019

Vincent Chok

Hi Munah, we are very proud of you and your adventures. Cheers from BRUNEI DARUSSALAM


Aug 1, 2019

Suzanne Walker


Jul 27, 2019


Very impressed by your adventure

Jul 4, 2019


for Fabrizio!

Jun 26, 2019

RJ Sanderson Not-Ninja


May 17, 2019

Liam Dobson

All the best, Munah! I'd love to do the PCT one day, till then, I'm going to live vicariousky through you!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid