Coronavirus: Mental health charity needs to raise £15,000 to continue services
PUBLISHED: 13:24 19 March 2020 | UPDATED: 14:44 19 March 2020
A leading mental health charity needs to raise £15,000 for new equipment so it can continue offering vital services to people struggling with mental ill-health as social distancing measures come into force across the capital. Its launched a crowdfunder and is appealing to the public for help.
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest (MindCHWF) usually offers face-to-face support for clients but will now need new equipment and a ‘digital overhaul’ to reach service users in need. Service user Emily said: “MindCHWF provided me with a lifeline when I had nowhere else to go and no one else to go to.”
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The grass roots charity has lost out on donations and fund raising events due to the Coronavirus outbreak and is asking for support from the public to raise the money as soon as possible.
To help Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest continue providing life-changing services to people in these difficult times, donate to their Crowdfunder by clicking here.