Support Together Southend

Support Together Southend

  • Founded a mental health peer support group and recruited other volunteers.
  • Organise and plan monthly meetings.
  • Setup Mailchimp to send and create newsletter emails to members.
  • Answer the group phone and send text message reminders.
  • Manage group finances as Treasurer including banking, budgeting, filing annual returns and purchases.
  • Promoted group locally online using my Photoshop skills, via posters, leaflets and Group Facebook page.
  • Wrote a grant application in September 2018 which successfully raised £320 for 2019.
  • Organised Post Christmas 2018 Social & Raffle including sourcing prizes and party food.
  • Instigated a Time to Talk Day event on February 7th.
  • Co-produced with the group a schedule and sourcing equipment for the group to begin ‘active’ activities in Rounders, Ping Pong, Cycling, Circuit Training and Walking from March 2019.
  • Ran the Manchester Marathon (26.2 miles) on 7th April 2019 raising in the region of £500.