To date, Oxfordshire Mind have nearly 300 supporters signed up to take on the 2021 Oxford Half Marathon in the name of better mental health this October. Many of those supporters are taking on the 13.1 mile challenge as part of a corporate team.
See below what the companies have to say about their fundraising:
“It has been widely reported that people within the United Kingdom have struggled with the latest lockdown more so than the others, and with over 50% of people believing that the Coronavirus pandemic will have a long term negative effect on their mental health – the work that Oxfordshire Mind does has never been so needed or so important.
Blake Morgan are proud to work with Oxfordshire Mind on a number of projects, but given their limitations to fundraise over the last 18 months – we felt we had to support them further and contribute to their vital work”.Blake Morgan
“Oxford Space Systems support [Oxfordshire] Mind because of all the fantastic work they do to raise awareness of mental health to companies and the public. We work hard in our organisation to support the wellbeing of our people and will often point to the services that [Oxfordshire] Mind offer, as we know they will give the advice and support that an individual needs. We want to make conversations about mental health ‘normal’ and a part of everyday life”Oxford Space Systems
“Oxfordshire Mind provides fantastic advice and guidance around mental health and wellbeing. We are proud to be a Corporate Sponsor and as a company have benefited greatly from their expertise and training provisions.
The previous 18months have been particularly challenging for everyone and Oxfordshire Mind has been there to provide invaluable support within our community”.LTI Metaltech
“My reasoning for supporting Oxfordshire Mind is because now more than ever it is incredibly important to look after our mental health and wellbeing. Oxfordshire Mind provide incredible amounts of support and resources to those who need it and it really does not go unnoticed.
As someone who has struggled with mental health issues previously, it feels like the right thing to do to show my support, especially now more than ever as Lockdown has taken it’s toll on all of us”.Nationwide
These fantastic supporters and the funds and awareness they are raising will make a huge difference to anyone in Oxfordshire with a mental health problem needing help and support!
If your business is interested in putting together a team to support Oxfordshire Mind at this years Oxford Half Marathon then please get in touch, we would love to hear from you.