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Munah Y

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

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

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Supporters

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

Apr 29, 2019

Anonymous

Here's a £1 for every year that I've known you and your adventurous spirit. One of your best ideas to date! So inspirational, it's going to be a tough but an amazing challenge. Will be thinking of you and your walking gang from the start until the end!

£11.00 plus £2.75 Gift Aid

Apr 25, 2019

Nathalie

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Apr 14, 2019

Jim and Julie Walker

£10.00

Apr 10, 2019

Sam

Good luck Munah. Wishing you the best of luck on your adventure. Sam & Charlotte

£50.00

Apr 9, 2019

Ethan

Writing something meaningful every day is a great challenge too! Keep at it!

£10.00

Apr 9, 2019

Stacey C

Slay it gurl! Stay safe and have fun!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 7, 2019

Maureen Chapman

You are doing a great thing Munah, enjoy every step.

£30.00

Apr 6, 2019

Millie Woollard

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams, live the life you imagined” So proud of you Cus, and what a brilliant cause. We will be with you in spirit every step of the way. You’ve got this girl!! Lots of love Millie & Sheldon xx

£30.00

Apr 5, 2019

Anonymous

I’ll mark you down.

£10.00