In accordance with Government guidelines in relation to COVID-19, many face-to-face fundraising events have been cancelled or postponed. Keep an eye on this page for updates on virtual events and our plans for 2021!


Upcoming Events

Join us for a 24hr Sponsored Silence anytime from 19th to 25th April

Challenge yourself to stay silent and help others to find their voice. You can take part as an individual or as a group.

By taking part or donating to our sponsored silence, you can help someone find their voice and the courage to seek support for their mental health.

It is ok to not be ok. It is ok to seek help. It is ok to speak out. Please do not suffer in silence.


Walking 4 Norfolk - starts 12 May 2021

We need teams of five to sign up for this challenge and walk the 375 miles at your own pace from Norwich Cathedral to Notre-Dame, Paris, to raise much-needed funds for local charities.

The event will take place virtually and participants should rack up their steps in their local area following government guidelines for Covid-19.

Each member logs their steps online and this will successfully transport their team pin along the mapping system from Norwich Cathedral to the cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris!

10% of any funds raised to will go to the Walking 4 Norfolk Fund (managed by Norfolk Community Foundation). The rest of the funds will go entirely to Norfolk and Waveney Mind.

What you will get:
  • A free place in the event
  • A Norfolk and Waveney Mind T-shirt for each team member
  • Fundraising support, advice and tips
  • Certificate and report on the difference your fundraising could make

To find out more and sign up email fundraising@norfolkandwaveneymind.org.uk

Rotary Club of Swaffham Charity Golf Day - 19 July 2021

Swaffham Golf Club
Proceeds to Norfolk and Waveney Mind, Swaffham Community Hospital League of Friends, and other Rotary charities

 
  • Teams of 4 - gents, ladies or mixed - £180 per team
  • Teams of two golfers can be accommodated on the day
  • £45 per player including 2 course meal, prize fund etc
  • Stableford AM /AM format (2 scores per hole aggregate)
  • Raffle and quality auction
  • On course competitions: Team Prizes and Individual ‘nearest the pin’ etc

Contact and entry form:
W:
www.swaffhamrotary.org.uk
E: bill.muir13@talktalk.net and denis.bishop@btinternet.com
or Bill Muir, The Old Toll House, 37 Watton Road, Swaffham, PE37 7XA

GEAR 10k (Grand East Anglia Run) - 22 August 2021

If you're after a fun fitness challenge in the picturesque setting of an historic Norfolk town, then this one's for you! The wonderfully scenic course through King's Lynn is flat and suitable for all, making the event enormously popular.

To sign up, book your place and raise money for Norfolk and Waveney Mind, please contact our Fundraising Team by emailing
fundraising@norfolkandwaveneymind.org.uk 



 

Corporate Sports Day - 27 August 2021

Friday 27th August 2021 - 11am til late
Wellesley Recreation Ground, Great Yarmouth


Join us for a team-building day to remember!
  • Three-legged race
  • Egg-and-spoon race
  • Sack race
  • Welly wang
  • Wheelbarrow relay
  • Tug of war
  • Fancy dress space hopper
Followed by an awards evening in the Club House with drinks and hot food from 7pm - late
  • £250 per team of five
  • T-shirt for all team members
  • All proceeds to Norfolk and Waveney Mind
Register your interest now - email fundraising@norfolkandwaveneymind.org.uk
 

Golf Day - 9 September 2021

12pm - 10.30pm
Barnham Broom


In association with Norwich Accountancy Services Ltd
  • Arrival refreshments
  • Two-course meal (BBQ)
  • Private bar
  • Auction
  • Raffle
Register your interest now - email fundraising@norfolkandwaveneymind.org.uk
 

Recent Events

Winter Wellbeing Day - 18th January 2021


The winter months can be challenging for mental health, but there are things we can do to protect our wellbeing.

Our Winter Wellbeing Day on Monday 18th January 2021 featured a blues-busting session of Laughter Yoga, Mindfulness tips to face the next months with positivity, and ideas and resources to support you through the coming weeks.

Find out about our Winter Wellbeing Day


28 Day Squat Challenge - 5 November to 2 December 2020 

Could you use a bit of motivation to get through lockdown? Join our 28 Day Squat Challenge! Being active is a great way to protect your wellbeing and feel connected with others.

Take on the challenge and do as many squats or chair squats as you can manage, in the comfort of your own home. Can you manage 28 a day for the full 28 days?

Pumpkin Parade - 13 to 31 October 2020 

Thank you for sharing your spooky, scary, sparkly and downright silly designs for our Pumpkin Parade, and helping us ensure that nobody has to face poor mental health alone.

Tandem Skydive for World Mental Health Day - 10 October 2020 

Our daredevil supporters took to the skies to raise money for Norfolk and Waveney Mind in a tandem skydive on World Mental Health Day!

The intrepid fundraisers leaped from 13,000 feet and raised a fantastic £3,566 for our mental health services in Norfolk and Waveney.

Thank you to everyone who supported this event, whether by taking the leap or cheering safely from the ground!


Stride - 10 to 13 September 2020 

Our Stride walking challenge saw supporters signing up to walk, jog or cycle from a mile up to over 10 miles - outdoors or inside, alone or in a safe and socially distanced group!

The challenge launched on Global Suicide Prevention Day, 10 September, and raised over £3,700 for our suicide prevention and bereavement services supporting people affected by suicide in Norfolk and Waveney.

Thank you to everyone who took part, and if you would like to donate there's still time - visit 
www.justgiving.com/campaign/Stride2020


Mental Health Awareness Week - 18 to 24 May 2020 

We marked Mental Health Awareness Week in a special and somewhat different way this year. As this year's theme is kindness, we thought it would be brilliant to celebrate all that is kind, and the positive effects this can have on our mental health.

What better way than to celebrate with a VIRTUAL FESTIVAL taking over our social media? - particularly as lots of us are missing out on festivals this year!

We promoted the kindness message using a variety of festival-favoured content - think music, art, a family area, wellbeing and SOS 'tents' - all encouraging people to connect, keeping kindness in mind.


If you missed the Festival of Kindness, DON'T WORRY - you can still visit our dedicated webpage that's FULL of the entire week's content! Just click here! 
 

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28-31 Deneside
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR30 3AX
Tel: 0300 330 5488

 

Norwich Office

50 Sale Road
Norwich
Norfolk
NR7 9TP
Tel: 0300 330 5488
 

King's Lynn Office

Saunders Yard
King's Lynn
Norfolk
PE30 1PH
Tel: 0300 330 5488
 

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