Ben Thomas

I'm fundraising for CALM

I’m walking against suicide.

This October I'm taking on the Lost Hours Walk to deal with grief differently and defiantly, and to remember our sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, mothers, fathers, partners and friends lost to suicide.

Here’s why:

On average, 125 people take their own lives every week in the UK.

75% of people who take their own lives are not known to mental health services or have not been in touch with mental health services within the last year.

135 people are directly affected by every suicide.

We’re coming together across the country to send a message that that’s not ok. We’re taking to the streets, parks, pavements, public footpaths and promenades to walk against struggling in silence, against being alone, against living miserably.

Anyone can hit crisis point. CALM’s free, anonymous and confidential helpline and webchat are there for anyone who needs support. They’re open from 5pm-midnight every day. Just £8 is enough to fund a professionally-trained helpline worker to answer a call that could save a life. Your support will help fund CALM’s life-saving services when they’re needed most.

You can join my team or donate to my walk below.

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Penny And Patrick Donegan

From Aunty Pen & Patrick with love - well done 👍


Peter Hurrell

good effort mate, great cause



Good luck and keep walking!


James Callaghan

Good Luck!


Maggie Scott

Well done. Very noble cause. X


Nicola Jellett

Good luck Ben x


Megan Lane


Alex Mackey



Good luck Ben! A wonderful cause which needs to be discussed more <3


Sean Handley


Jenny Theobald

Good Luck Ben! Great Cause especially in this climate.


James Littlejohn


Elizabeth Bennett

well done on a good cause Ben