Hotstepping for Leeds Mind Firewalk

Perform Partners
Perform Partners
20.11.2021  |  3 MIN

Here we go again! Our legs have recovered from the Leeds 10K where the Perform Partners team fundraised over £1000 for our charity partner, Leeds Mind. This time we have registered to do the Leeds Mind Firewalk 2021. With only 15 days to go, we are starting to get a bit nervous, questioning what we have signed ourselves up for! 

The Firewalk for Leeds Mind is an opportunity to face our fears and walk barefoot across a bed of red-hot embers. This will be a mental challenge, more than a physical one for the team, and an opportunity to harness and demonstrate the strength of mental power and attention practice. 

We ask for your support to give any donation you can for a very worthy cause: 

Thank you to our dedicated supporters who have both donated and cheered us at every step of the way – we couldn’t have done it without you.

Our journey of raising awareness for mental health and wellbeing

As the autumn months set in and winter starts to make a showing (it’s a bit cold out!!) we take the time as a team to reflect on the months behind us and how we have changed throughout the seasons. 

Back in April, we launched our very first product that flew off the shelves in minutes of launch – Perform Partner’s Yorkshire Cloud in a Jar. The high demand and interest saw £555 raised for Leeds Mind in just a few hours. 

In September, Josh, Paul, Shaun, Rob, and Aida took part in the Leeds 10K, successfully finishing the run on the day and raising over £1000 for Leeds Mind. Leeds Mind promote positive mental health and well-being, and provides help and support to those who need it. They offer many services, including counselling, group therapy, social support, peer support, social prescribing, employment support, suicide bereavement support, and mental health training. Leeds Mind aim to help people build on their strengths, overcome obstacles, and become more in control of their lives. 

Myriam Barker, Fundraising Team Leader at Leeds Mind, said:

“Perform Partners is about making change and making things happen, and they have certainly done that in their support of Leeds Mind. We are so grateful to the team for running the Leeds 10km and raising over £1000. The money will go towards our work of supporting everyone with a mental health need in and around Leeds – work that has become even more vital during and after the pandemic. Thank you to Perform Partners for helping us to make mental health everyone’s business. 

On the 8th October as a team we chose to show our support and raise awareness of #HelloYellow – a Young Minds awareness initiative aimed at showing young people they’re not along with their mental health. We made a team donation of £500 and cheered the day on in our glowing yellow attire. Did you see our A Little Yellow Goes a Long Way pictures? 

Now we have our eyes set on the Leeds Mind Firewalk! Keep a watch across our social sites for all the latest pics and videos from the team.