Alex Staniforth

Alex Staniforth

Adventurer enthusiast, Alex Staniforth, will be taking on a series of fundraising challenges for YoungMinds over the next year.

Alex Staniforth

On Sunday 23rd July, Alex Staniforth is climbing his hundredth and final peak, Moel Famau in North Wales, for YoungMinds.

For the past 2 months, young adventurer Alex has been taking on his biggest journey yet. Climbing to the highest point of all 100 UK counties in 72 days, to raise awareness of young people’s mental health and funds for YoungMinds.

Everyone has their own mountain to climb and my big message…is that if you’re suffering from mental health issues, please speak out, tell someone you trust, visit the YoungMinds website and seek help. Talking about it is a sign of strength
Alex Staniforth

To complete #ClimbTheUK Alex has been cycling between the highest points before walking up them… even kayaking across to the Isle of Wight before mountain biking to its’ highest point. Alex is carrying his own supplies in panniers and entirely human-powered barring any essential ferries. Hundreds of people have joined him across the UK up their local peaks or just donating flapjack on the road.

The challenges in mountaineering are nothing compared to what many young people with mental health problems are facing, so I'm glad to be raising funds for YoungMinds in the process and taking this important message to new heights.
Alex Staniforth

Thank you Alex

The challenge that Alex is going to complete is utterly amazing and we cannot thank him enough for what he’s done for our charity and young people’s mental health.

Support Alex

You can still join Alex on his journey, follow his progress on his #ClimbTheUK page and thank him as well by donating on his JustGiving page.

Get involved

Fundraising for us is a great way to have fun, raise vital funds and awareness of the importance of young people's mental health and emotional wellbeing.

If you are interested in fundraising for YoungMinds, we would be more than happy to support you in any way that we can.

For more information get in touch by calling on 0207 089 5050 or emailing us at fundraising@youngminds.org.uk

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