James Richards

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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Wednesday 26th Aug
We at Bearded Villains London Chapter are walking 13 miles against suicideOn Saturday 24th October. To donate please copy this link : https://www.lost-hours.co.uk/fundraisers/BeardedVillainsLondonChapter or contact @soanejames @my_name_is_marc or @le_keeb to be forwarded the link to donate. We are 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.   

Thank you to my Sponsors

£40

Sree Varma

£21

Ben Franklin

£20

Elaine Li

Good luck

£10.50

James Walch

£10.50

Sir Bradley

Can’t believe I’m paying for you to go on a nice weekend walk! (Amazing cause though bro!)

£10.50

Simon Ward

Good on ya Jim!

£10.50

James Richards

£10.50

Izabela Paradowska

£10

Pawel Olczyk

Best of luck James!

£10

Shannon Carney

Good luck!

£5.25

Andrew Dunne

Good luck JIM, one foot in front of the other!