Our chosen charity – Together For Mental Wellbeing

17 Apr 2018  |  by Toni Fitch

The team here at Pineapple had a great 2017 raising over £1,500 for our chosen charity – Together For Mental Wellbeing. Together help remove the stigma that surrounds mental health and provide support to people experiencing mental distress, enabling them to live independently.

To raise money throughout 2017 we held a number of fundraisers, including The Royal British Legion Major Series Mud Run. Fourteen brave Pineapple staff took on numerous obstacles through 10K of the muddiest course. They raised an impressive £1,100 for Together and the race left the runners feeling great after their incredible achievement.

Other fundraising efforts included dress down days, cake baking competitions and wear a wig to work day. All of which contributed to the total Pineapple donation of over £1,500.

But the support for Together wasn’t just financial. We also spent two mornings working at Together’s Swale Your Way service in Sittingbourne, cooking breakfast for the residents in the summer. The Pineapple team had great fun meeting service users and talking with the people who will directly benefit from all the funds raised.

The donations will go towards the continued support of people experiencing mental health issues, helping them to lead fulfilling and independent lives and be the experts in their own journey to recovery.

To learn more about Together For Mental Wellbeing and what they do, visit their website http://www.together-uk.org/.