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Loving mother raises £1,001 in memory of her beloved son

16 Apr 2021

Loving mother raises £1,001 in memory of her beloved son

Jannine lost her son Adam to depression but she’s keeping his memory alive and supporting others who may be struggling by taking on challenge events in support of SANE.

Our Star Fundraiser article today is about a loving mother, Jannine Bowtell, who sadly lost her son just four years ago. …

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UCL RUMS Badminton Team raise £1,530 for SANE

08 Mar 2021

UCL RUMS Badminton Team raise £1,530 for SANE

In January, RUMS Badminton organised an event called “Blue January”. Participants were asked to exercise during the whole month to raise awareness of mental health and fundraise in aid of SANE. The students raised £1,530! 

Everyone at SANE thanks the students of University College London (UCL), particularly the UCL Badminton …

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Dance, smile and win with Robin Windsor!

28 Oct 2020

Dance, smile and win with Robin Windsor!

In support of our work and in celebration of the return of Strictly Come Dancing, our amazing champion Robin Windsor is hosting an online dance competition where you could win some fantastic prizes. Find out more about how to enter from the message from Robin below:

Hi everybody – now …

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Krzysztof hosts concert at home raising almost £2k for SANE

20 Aug 2020

Krzysztof hosts concert at home raising almost £2k for SANE

Listening to classical music has been praised by researchers for boosting mental health and reducing anxiety. Dr Michael Schneck, a neurologist with Loyola Medicine in Chicago, explains: “Listening to the harmonies and rhythms of classical music may provide a calming effect for people, thus helping to lower their blood pressure.”

In …

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Anne celebrates 70th birthday with a half marathon for SANE

29 Jul 2020

Anne celebrates 70th birthday with a half marathon for SANE

Even though lockdown rules are currently easing, COVID 19 has had an enormous impact on all of us, with our ability to stay mentally well being challenged throughout. For those affected by mental illness, the consequences could be devastating.

The demand for our services has increased exponentially during this difficult …

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Annabel sews over 160 face masks to support SANE

01 Jul 2020

Annabel sews over 160 face masks to support SANE

The last few months have been very challenging for many people’s mental health. Thanks to our dedicated fundraisers, SANE has been able to continue to support people with mental illness. 

This month’s Star Fundraiser is Annabel Wright who has been making face masks for friends, family and SANE supporters in return for a £10 …

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Darren runs incredible 101 miles in 26 hours for SANE

15 Jun 2020

Darren runs incredible 101 miles in 26 hours for SANE

The pandemic has had a huge impact on the charity sector and we’ve certainly felt this at SANE. 

We are so incredibly grateful to all of our amazing supporters who have helped us to continue our frontline services during this difficult time. Your generous donations and fundraising activities have made …

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Running 101 miles in 26 hours for SANE

14 May 2020

Running 101 miles in 26 hours for SANE

Darren Tait is set to run 101 miles around Hyde Park in one stint raising money for and awareness of SANE, for those affected by mental health issues during Covid-19

Darren, from Wiltshire, has taken to the streets of London to help raise awareness of an ever-growing issue during Covid-19: …

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Olivia takes on Robin Hood Half Marathon for SANE

29 Jan 2020

Olivia takes on Robin Hood Half Marathon for SANE

Our star fundraiser, Olivia, ran the Robin Hood half marathon in September last year and finished the race with a big smile on her face and a great sense of accomplishment.

Thanks to her outstanding fundraising, SANE was able to fully train a volunteer who is now able to answer …

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Conscious Ball raises over £5,400 for SANE

21 Mar 2019

Conscious Ball raises over £5,400 for SANE

On November 17th last year, the second edition of Conscious Ball was held at Gosford House. The ball, first held at Oxford and Cambridge in 2017 after the venture was founded by Kam Sohi, was organised by and for students at Edinburgh University to raise money and awareness for mental …

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