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Supporters of Waveney F.C. raised a fantastic £191.32 for mental health charity, Great Yarmouth and Waveney Mind at a recent bake sale.
Great Yarmouth & Waveney Mind is a forward thinking, community based organisation that supports mental wellbeing. They provide a range of information and services to help people suffering from mental distress live full and independent lives. They provide one to one support, social groups and workshops for young people (aged 14-25), Adults and Carers. They run a residential housing service, enabling residents to live as independently as possible in a supportive and homely environment. They also run a half acre community garden project and provide mental health education and promotion to individuals, schools, colleges and businesses.
“Rachel Walsh, Fundraising & Communications Manager at Great Yarmouth & Waveney Mind said: “Events like this not only raise funds to support our work but also raise awareness of mental health problems and help reduce stigma.”
“A big thank you to Bespoke Sweets and Treats, Harrisons Bakery and Kensington Gardens Tea Room for donating some amazing homemade goodies! Thanks also to the supporters and management of Waveney F.C for organising and hosting this event. We look forward to the next one later in the year.”