As spring approaches, we're inviting supporters to raise a smile, while raising much-needed funds to support mental health, with our first ever Fun-Raising Fortnight.
A Wymondham man is marking his 50th year by raising hundreds of pounds in a fundraising skydive for Norfolk and Waveney Mind.
Calling all walkers! We need teams of five to sign up for the Walking4Norfolk 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 spring sunshine is a great motivation to get outdoors, but even snow and storm didn't stop amazing supporter Avril McCann, who has challenged herself to run 50 miles in February and raise hundreds of pounds for Norfolk and Waveney Mind.
An incredible young fundraiser is cycling 649km (400 miles) – the distance from her West Norfolk home to Land’s End – for Norfolk and Waveney Mind in memory of her beloved big sister.
A fearless fundraiser has raised over £1,000 by shaving her head for Norfolk and Waveney Mind.
An 80-year-old Wymondham resident who painted sunflowers to get her through the first lockdown is sowing the seeds of hope by selling her art to help people affected by suicide in Norfolk and Waveney.
A Norfolk tea room has launched a stunning recipe book in time for Christmas, with all profits going to support mental health services in Norfolk and Waveney.
2020 has been a tough year for many, with health worries, separation from friends and family, and financial uncertainty all impacting on our mental health and wellbeing. Norfolk and Waveney Mind has launched its ‘Counselling for Christmas’ appeal to help someone experiencing poor mental health to get the support they need, when they need it.
Norfolk-based technology firm Midwich has presented Norfolk and Waveney Mind with a cheque for £27,000 after two years of fundraising.
Twelve local businesses have joined forces for a charity relay race to raise thousands of pounds for Norfolk and Waveney Mind.
With gyms closed and the shorter days making it harder for people to be active outside, Norfolk and Waveney Mind is launching a 28 day squat challenge to help people stay active and motivated during the winter lockdown.
A West Norfolk community has raised over £4,000 for Norfolk and Waveney Mind in memory of a much-loved teenager.
Pumpkin-lovers of all ages are invited to get creative with their carving this month in support of Norfolk and Waveney Mind.
Norfolk footballing hero Cedric Anselin will tackle a new challenge as he takes on a tandem skydive in support of Norfolk and Waveney Mind.
A Norwich cyclist will be pedalling through every village in Norfolk in a 5,000-mile challenge to support mental health and wellbeing in the county.
We're inviting people to put on their walking shoes and get out in the autumn sunshine this week to raise essential funds for our suicide prevention and bereavement services.
In response, the organisers of the biggest mass participation sports events across the country have come together to create a new campaign to raise vital funds to help our fundraising and save the UK’s charities.
The campaign, The 2.6 Challenge, will launch on Sunday 26 April – what should have been the date of the 40th edition of the London Marathon, the world’s biggest one day annual fundraising event, which raised £66.4 million for charities in 2019.
Renegade Runners held a Fun Run on Christmas Eve with proceeds going to Norfolk and Waveney Mind, in total raising £200. Founder Matt Pyatt said “running to help manage mental health is so worthwhile”. The group meet twice weekly- Tuesday’s at The Walks, King’s Lynn, 6.45pm and Wednesday’s at Lynnsport Running Track at 10am. They are always looking for new members, all ages and abilities welcome.
Our Fundraising and Campaigns Manager, Alex Haswell, visited the volunteers at Strumpshaw Steam Museum
to thank them for their generous donation of £500.
Living Clean Limited is delighted to announce on Saturday 1st February 2020 we will be hosting the Four Reasons Charity Ball with the beneficiaries being local charities to Norfolk and Suffolk. Alzheimer's Society, Break – Changing Young Lives, Leeway – Domestic Violence and Abuse Services and Norfolk and Waveney Mind – For Better Mental Health.
The first ever Mindstock festival, which took place at Open in Norwich on 7 September, brought together local bands Adventures By Post, AJQJ, No Story Goes and The Visitors with ten artists. Each artist created a piece inspired by mental health issues for an exhibition forming part of the evening, with all items up for sale in a silent auction to boost the fundraising.
A family spread across the county came together over the summer to raise funds in memory of a beloved and lost young man. Conor Manly, at the tender age of 18, took his own life.