How your gift will make a difference in the future
Your gift to Buckinghamshire Mind will be used to help more people with mental health problems in the future. For example:
- £200 could train 10 volunteers to carry out a befriender role.
- £300 could pay for specialised resources to provide sensory, physical and cognitive activities for adults with dementia or memory loss attending our Older Adults Service.
- £440 could pay for an assessment and 10 counselling sessions for someone in genuine financial hardship.
- £500 could pay for 5 mental health awareness assemblies in schools, reaching up to 1,500 students.
- £1,000 could pay for two seaside day trips for around 70 people attending our wellbeing services.
- £1,800 could provide 12 months’ clinical supervision for a group of 4 volunteer counsellors.
- £2,000 could help us set-up a wellbeing community drop-in and support group.
- £4,000 could pay for Peer Support in Schools programme to run in a school for free for one year.
- £7,500 could set-up 3 weekly exercise classes, supporting 100 people with mental health needs for a year.
- £10,000 could enable us to offer a sliding scale of fees for one year for young people attending our counselling service.
- £15,000 could pay for long-term support services for under-represented groups such as LGBT and BME.
- £30,000 could pay for a Buckinghamshire Mind worker to support over 100 service users transition from hospital into community based services.