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Go the Extra Mile for Inspire Suffolk

Go the Extra Mile for Inspire Suffolk

 

The life-changing work Inspire Suffolk do is more vital than ever. With many young people feeling anxious and isolated during lockdown, they have introduced new services, such as Wellbeing Counselling, to cope with growing demand.

To help them reach even more young people, staff and supporters are ‘Going the Extra Mile’ for Inspire Suffolk with their personal takes on the fundraising challenge to raise £10,000 for the charity. Whether it’s running, walking or taking a hobby to new heights, people across the county (and in some cases, across the world!), are raising money and setting new personal bests.

Why the Extra Mile?

During the chairities programmes, Inspire often ask young people to step outside their comfort zones, take a leap of faith and go the extra mile, so it was only right to lead by example!

Maybe you’ve had more time for fitness, or just need an excuse to get off the sofa? As part of this challenge you design your own fundraising activity which takes something you love just that little bit further. If you can run 5 miles, why not 6? However you interpret it, the choice is yours.

How Do I Start Fundraising?

To get started, simply email saraw@inspiresuffolk.org.uk with your fundraising ideas and Sara will provide you with an information pack with everything you need.

You can use Just Giving or do it the old-fashioned way with sponsorship forms… whatever works best for you.

When can I start?

You can start collecting donations right away but members of the Inspire team will be completing their challenges between 26th-28th June, so everyone can cheer each other on in a weekend of fundraising brilliance!

Follow all the action on Twitter or Facebook.

Article by Inspire Suffolk

Inspire Suffolk is an independent charity that supports local young people onto a positive future through a range of engaging personal development programmes and support. This may be by enhancing their academic abilities, boosting personal confidence, overcoming mental health issues, or providing a pathway and support into further education, training or employment. 

The charity also provides sporting activities for local children and young people to boost participation, confidence and a healthy lifestyle. 

Find out more at www.inspiresuffolk.org.uk