50 days ago

Fundraising for Mental Health Foundation NZ - Running 1830 km in 2020

Jean-Fabien from Napier South

Hey,

My name is Jean; for the last 48 days, and for the next 318 days, I'm running a minimum of 5 km/day to raise awareness about the importance of Mental Health in our communities.

We all have a friend, a sister or brother. a workmate, or someone in our whanau suffering from depression, post traumatic stress disorder, sometimes all the way down to suicidal tendencies. Often we don't know about it, because of the stigma associated with it. And when we get to know about it, it might be too late.

So every day in 2020, I'm running 5km to bring that up and raise funds for Mental Health Foundation NZ.
This is the equivalent of running from Whangarei down to Invercargill.
Mental Health Foundation NZ work in schools, so that it gets easier to reach out when you need it, early on. Their work is key to helping those in distress.

I'm asking for your help here, because you can do something about it.

Have you or a close friend/relative been affected by mental health issues? Please donate at givealittle.co.nz... and make a difference today!

All donations go straight to Mental Health Foundation NZ (minus the givealittle fee) and are tax deductible.

If you see me running around your neighborhood (I wear a purple "I'm sweating for Mental Health" t-shirt), please give me a wave or a hi-five ;-)

You can follow me at twitter.com...
If you're a strava user: www.strava.com...

Many thanks

Jean

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