Donation from Ian Leicester on behalf of the 24th Borstal Scout Group

North Kent Mind would like to thank Ian Leicester for his incredibly generous donation of £1,000 on behalf of his Scouts’ group. 

The Scouts have been travelling around Africa and helping various causes worldwide, but also wanted to help a charity closer to home and we are thrilled that they nominated us. 

They have a particular passion for helping youth and requested that we use their donation for our Children and Young People’s service. 

Thank you so much Ian and Scouts!

Fundraising at St George’s Church of England School, Gravesend

Matt Joblin, a former student of St George’s Church of England School Gravesend, ran a campaign this month to raise money for North Kent Mind, by collecting donations in exchange for original 1976 bricks from his old school. 

The campaign was a huge success, and they were able to able to raise an amazing £1055 for North Kent Mind.  

All donators collected their bricks this weekend and were thrilled with the experience.  

We are hugely grateful for the effort gone into by everyone involved and a big thank you to Matt, St George’s Church of England School and all donators for their support.

Dartford’s B&M Store Opening

Kimberley was delighted to attend the opening of Dartford’s brand new B&M store on Saturday, after they very kindly chose us as their nominated charity. 

Shoppers were queuing outside at 8am, eager to see what the megastore had to offer and they were not disappointed!  From homeware to pet supplies, kids toys and its very own garden centre, B&M is your one stop shop for everything you could possibly need this Christmas.

Congratulations to the staff for all of their hard work in the lead up to the much anticipated opening. 

We would also like to thank B&M for their very generous £250 charity donation to North Kent Mind.

Kent Mental Health and Wellbeing Awards

Congratulations to Adam Palmer and Ashley Stone for their double win at the Kent Mental Health and Wellbeing Awards. 

As well as winning fundraisers of the year for Medway, they also picked up the champion award at the end of the show. 

Adam and Ashley have worked tirelessly on their 12 months of fundraising challenge and have raised a hugely impressive amount of £8200.

Taking part in various activities such as a charity football match, sponsored walk, monthly scratchcard and speed quizzes, Ashley was keen to support North Kent Mind as a charity close to his heart after experiencing mental health issues in his own life. Thank you so much to Adam and Ashley for their amazing fundraising efforts, commitment and dedication.

Medway Lottery – Helping Local Causes

Medway Lottery is an exciting weekly lottery that raises money for good causes in Medway area. All good causes supported by the lottery will benefit Medway area and its residents.

Play the lottery, support Medway area – it’s that simple!

Tickets for the lottery cost just £1 a week. Each ticket has a 1 in 50 chance to win a prize each week, with a top prize of £25,000! That’s a better chance of winning than the National Lottery or the Health Lottery.

Each ticket has six numbers and each number is between 0 and 9. There will be a draw every Saturday night when a six digit winning combination will be picked. Prizes will be given to players with tickets that match the first or last 2 to 6 numbers from the winning combination. Match all six and you win the jackpot!

To enter and support North Kent Mind, please click on the image below:

Social Media Resilience Workshop

North Kent Mind have been working with local young people to create a workshop on ‘Social Media Resilience’. This workshop has been created by Sixth form students and is designed for those aged 11-18 to expand their knowledge about social media and its impact on mental health, learn new coping mechanisms and to connect with other young people. The workshop is FREE to attend, please complete the form below. This is not one to be missed!!

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World Mental Health Day 10th October 2021

Access to mental health support is too often determined by where we live or who we are. It shouldn’t be like this. But we can change things. This World Mental Health Day, do one thing and add your voice. Use our resources to start a conversation about mental health inequality. Because if we all do one thing, we can change everything.

Use our resources to learn about mental health inequality, add your voice to our campaign and spread the word. To find out more please click here.