Stacey Smithson aged 38 from Redbrook has taken on the huge challenge of not one, not two but an incredible nine 100km ultra-marathons. Stacey’s Challenge is raising awareness for Mental Health with 80% of proceeds going to National charity Mind and 20% going to local independent charity Mind Monmouthshire.
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From Mountains, to Coast and Cities, Stacey Smithson from Monmouthshire takes on Nine 100 km Ultra-Marathons for two Charities
The club fundraised through the pandemic by posting an incredible 100 exercise videos which raised £1000. The money has been split donating equipment to the junior section of Chepstow Rugby Club and £500 has been donated to Mind Monmouthshire.
Mind Monmouthshire have a new partnership with Capsel Homes estate agent. Every time Capsel sell a home, £50 will go directly into their ‘Community Pots of Gold’ fund to support three local charities: local mental health charity Mind Monmouthshire, Cyfannol Women’s Aid and Dads Can Cymru project.
From studying Level 4 Diploma in Counselling Practice at Coleg Gwent to now doing a Post Graduate Diploma at University of South Wales in Newport and having his own private counselling practice, Tony Hardy tells us how vital and life changing his work experience placement has been with local mental health charity Mind Monmouthshire, along with the impact that having a good quality mentor has had along the way.
Local Mental Health charity Mind Monmouthshire staff will be hoping for fine weather this week as they visit local towns, raising awareness about their services and support available.
Local mental health charity Mind Monmouthshire would like to thank Welsh Boxer Kieran Gething for recently supporting the Charity, as a guest speaker on their virtual wellbeing course.