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#HelloYellow

At a time when it’s needed most, come together for #HelloYellow to support young people’s mental health on World Mental Health Day.

Lockdown is having a devastating effect on children and young people’s mental health. It’s been unbelievably hard, but together, we can make a difference and show young people they are not alone.

Join thousands of schools, offices and community groups on Friday 9 October by taking part in #HelloYellow and raising vital funds to support our work.

It’s simple: wear yellow, get fundraising and have fun!

Whether we’re all two-metres apart, back to normal or locked-down and keeping it virtual our #HelloYellow kits are filled with ideas for a fun-filled day on 9 Oct!

Dig out your neon socks, custard scarf and banana hat - let's show young people they're not alone with their mental health!

For schools

We know the mental health and wellbeing of your students is incredibly important to you. We also know this is a stressful time and teachers are juggling a lot right now. That’s why our fundraising kit contains a special mental health lesson plan, wellbeing tips and fun wellbeing activities for you and your class – whether pupils are back in school buildings or not on Friday 9 Oct. When you sign up we’ll also send you new resources and tips on how to fundraise online.

You, your colleagues and your students all need something to look forward to. Let’s come together to feel positive about the future.

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For offices, workplaces and community groups

We know you and the young people in your lives have been going through a difficult time, and it can be hard to feel positive. But you’re not alone. Let’s join our friends, colleagues and loved ones in a show of solidarity. By taking part in #HelloYellow, your support means YoungMinds can help even more young people and their families at a time when it's needed most.

For individuals

Anyone can get involved in #HelloYellow, no matter who or where you are! All you need to do is wear something yellow on 9 October, take a selfie and post on social media using #HelloYellow – don’t forget to tag us @YoungMindsUK – and donate what you can to YoungMinds.

Spread the word, get your friends and families involved – and why not try throwing a #HelloYellow fundraiser. Sign up for ideas on how to get your loved ones involved!

Setting up a fundraising page

To kick-start your fundraising we recommend setting up an online donation page as soon as possible. It just takes three simple steps!

  1. Go to our #HelloYellow JustGiving campaign page
  2. Click ‘Start Fundraising’
  3. Create or log in to your JustGiving account to begin building your fundraising page for #HelloYellow!

Check out our #HelloYellow resources hub

Our #HelloYellow resources hub has heaps of downloadable resources to help you raise funds and have fun doing it, from photobooth props to wellbeing activities and posters for your school or office!

And check out our Pinterest page for more fun ideas.

Paying in your donations

When donating, please make sure to use your ‘Supporter Reference’ and the initials 'HY' so that we know it has been raised towards the campaign. There are a number of different ways you can donate what you have raised to us.

Donate via an online fundraising page:

Join other #HelloYellow supporters and build towards a fundraising target by setting up an online fundraising page linked to our campaign here.

All donations including Gift Aid will come directly to us so there’s nothing you need to do!

Donate by bank transfer:

Please use your ‘Supporter Reference’ or your Name/Organisation followed by ‘HY’ as the reference and transfer your donation to:

CAF Bank Ltd - Sort code: 40-52-40 - Account number: 00002523

Donate by post:

Make any cheques payable to ‘YoungMinds’ and send to us at:

Fundraising Team
YoungMinds
Fourth Floor
India House
45 Curlew Street
London SE1 2ND

Please note, we are unable to accept any cash donations sent by post.

Donate by credit/debit card:

Call us on 0207 089 5050 or donate any funds raised securely online at youngminds.org.uk/donate

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Signed up to #HelloYellow? Download all the resources you'll need to fill your day with yellow!

#HelloYellow Resources

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