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Our Carers in Mind team is hosting a fundraising Quiz Night on 24 April, 6.30-10pm, at St Luke’s in The Avenue, Kew, Richmond, TW9 2AJ. Tickets for the quiz night, including a delicious fish and chip supper, are £12.50 and need to be bought in advance.
On the night there will be a draw for our raffle which has a first prize of a one-week summer or winter stay for up to 6-8 guests in the French Alps. There are also a number of other smaller prizes. Raffle tickets are £1 per strip and can be bought in advance from Mind Shops in East Twickenham, Ham and Mortlake.
Tickets for the Quiz Night and the Raffle can be bought by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org texting 07801 200450 or calling 020 8940 7384.
All the funds raised from the quiz night and raffle will go towards giving carers a break from caring and a chance to socialise and take part in a range of activities and outings. Mental health carers face substantial challenges and are often very impacted by their experiences. The project works with carers to support them in their caring role and to help them maintain their own wellbeing; thereby also helping those they look after.
Kim Wilson, Carers in Mind Project Coordinator, said: “Social isolation can be a real problem for mental health carers. The chance to take part in social activities and outings with fellow carers is vital to helping us reduce that and in giving carers a better quality of life. One of the key elements of our service is providing social activities giving carers a much needed break and the opportunity to meet others with similar experiences. Our clients have said how important these social activities are to them”.
24 November 2017
We are holding a special Christmas social event for our volunteers on 11 December. Strawberry Hill House will provide two guided tours between 6pm and 8pm. The house will be lit up at night and will look fantastic.
27 October 2017
RB Mind has submitted an application to the Aviva Community Fund which awards grants to small charities that do good work in the community.
10 October 2017
Today is World Mental Health Day. This year's theme is mental health in the workplace and our staff have shared their thoughts on what this means to them on our Facebook page.