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At the Purley Swimathon last Thursday evening a group of nine service users, carers, family members and staff of Mind in Croydon and Hear Us completed the Purley Rotary Club Swimathon to raise funds for Mind in Croydon.
We completed between 97 and 99 lengths of the pool in our allotted time (depending on who you listen to) with the service users most definitely outshining the staff.
Everyone enjoyed the event greatly and with the exception of one minor near drowning incident (by Peter Rogers, Active Minds) did ourselves proud. Special mention must go to Janice for taking part for as long as she could and Sarah for completing the last length with an Olympian finish.
Sadly by the time some (one) of the ladies (Jane, Hear Us) had finished getting changed and doing her hair it was the middle of the night and the rest of the team had departed for bed so we were unable to get a group photo but will hopefully rectify this when we receive our certificates.
A huge thanks also to everyone who supported us in what was being widely described as a foolhardy venture but ended in success for all involved.
We will hopefully find out how much we raised sometime this week and anyone who would still like to support us can do so on the Mind in Croydon MyDonate page https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/mindincroydon1
22 May 2017
Thursday 1st June
17 May 2017
We were delighted to learn that the Croydon Relief in Need Charity had awarded us a grant of £15,000 towards our work
17 May 2017
We were delighted to be the beneficiaries of a fundraising concert by the Soul Symphony Choir on 29th April at St Paul’s United Reform Church, South Croydon.