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Struggles with Mental Health are real.

In September 2023 I was having some mental health struggles of my own, and the previous year I lost a friend who hadn’t received the help they needed in time. 

I met Mike through and heard of the work the Hike With Mike Foundation do. I’m a keen hiker and lover of the outdoors, so I instantly knew It was something I wanted to fully immerse myself in and help out as much as possible.

In December of last year the company I work for ‘Forsyth Barnes’ voted The Hike With Mike Foundation to be the chosen charity for 2024.

I made a promise to the business that not only would we support a charity financially, we would also provide HWM style hikes/e

On Saturday January 27th we embarked on our first challenge. We decided we would brave the icy, cold and extremely windy conditions to climb Snowdon. A team of 12 FB’ers along with Mike and Gary from the HWM Foundation took the challenge on. We initially set a target to raise £1500 as a collective, and I’m delighted to report we managed to achieve more than double our initial target with a final amount raised of £3060.39. Everyone involved thoroughly enjoyed it and many others from the business are already asking when we will do the next one

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