World Mental Health Day – The Firewalk

Here at Oakleaf we celebrated World Mental Health Day with the ultimate fundraising challenge – The Oakleaf Firewalk.

Participants challenged their mind over matter by walking over hot coals to show their commitment to better mental health in the community and raise vital finds for Oakleaf.

The event had 40 people taking part in the Fire Walk, from a number of different business from the local area, including, Metro Bank, Kelly’s Storage, Lovett’s Solicitors, Delivered Social, and Samaritans. As well as local supporters and clients of Oakleaf. Oakleaf CEO, Clive Stone “For us it was about creating a buzz and celebration around World Mental Health Day. Challenging people’s fears and showing them the power of their minds. It was a fantastic way for businesses to show their commitment to better mental health in our community” As the brave participants walked over the hots coals, they were congratulated and presented with certificates by the charity’s Patron Dame Penelope Keith.

Thank you to all of our brave walkers for taking part. If you would like to sponsor them follow the link here.