Challenge #27 for Leeds Mind Fundraiser Gill Barker (35 before 35)

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You may have seen previous posts thanking the amazing Gill Barker for choosing to support Leeds Mind (and Yorkshire Cancer Research) whilst taking on the incredible 35 before 35 challenge.  The list of challenges Gill has completed so far is just mind blowing and there is still more to come!!  Challenge #27 will start this

Memorial gig in memory of Olivia raises funds for Leeds Mind

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On Saturday 8th of June The Glennie family organised a very special concert to raise funds for Leeds Mind in Huddersfield. The family have a very personal reason for supporting Leeds Mind. In the words of Diane and Alex Glennie:   "We should have been celebrating Olivia's 21st birthday today, June 6th 2019 instead we organised

We need your help at the Leeds 10k – Sunday 7th July 2019

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We had an amazing first year as a partner charity for the ASDA Foundation Leeds 10k and we are looking forward to seeing the amazing "Team Leeds Mind" runners pounding the streets of Leeds on Sunday 7th July. If running isn't your thing you can still be part of the team as a volunteer route

Darkness Into Light event …. Only 10 days to go

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Only 10 days to go until the first Leeds "Darkness into Light" event which is taking part at Temple Newsam on the Saturday 11th May Darkness into Light is organised by Pieta a global movement dedicated to ending suicide and supporting those who engage in self-harm. Pieta is calling on people from around the globe

Darkness into Light Walk – 11th May 2019

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We are thrilled to be the beneficiary charity of the Darkness into Light Walk at Temple Newsam on May 11th 2019. The walk provides an opportunity for people to connect with their local community and to show their support for those who have been bereaved by suicide. This is the inaugural Leeds event and we

Supercars and Coffee fundraising  event

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On Sunday June 9th Leeds Supercar Meet will be gathering at SRS Automotive in Baildon for a “Supercars and Coffee” fundraising event.  The event is being organised by celebrity tour manager Jason Holman, who has personal reasons for choosing local mental health charity Leeds Mind. Jason, a celebrity tour manager by trade, has personal experience of losing friends and clients to suicide.  Jason said “In December 2017 a friend of mine, model

Stars take to the field for local Leeds charities

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May 19th will see a host of big names don their boots and shin pads to take to the pitch at Elland Road, all in the name of charity. The match is set to see famous faces such as Danny Dyer and Lee Ryan supporting Leeds Mind and the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund, two charities

New Rothwell store supporting mental health with a local twist

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  You can find Mind shops in more than 150 communities around England and Wales, selling high quality items mostly donated by members of the public. The newest addition to this vital fundraising arm of the national mental health charity is coming to Rothwell, with a local twist. Money raised from sales will not only

Two in three 999 staff say their employer encourages them to talk about mental health

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Research from Mind reveals that emergency services staff and volunteers are over twice as likely to say that their service encouraged them to talk about their mental health, compared to four years ago. The survey, conducted to coincide with the release of a report marking the end of Mind’s Blue Light Programme, showed that almost