Throughout October Leeds Hockey Club are supporting Leeds Mind with their campaign to coincide with World Mental Health Day on Saturday 10 October 2020.

Leeds Mind are asking supporters to join them in taking part. You can do this following these steps:

  1. Choose an item to carry for a full day! Perhaps you have a giant teddy bear? An orange teapot? An exercise ball? Perhaps a tin of beans?! Maybe it’s something that means something to you about your mental health. Feel free to get creative with this.
  2. Start the day with posting a selfie with your object online, stating “I’m Carrying the Burden to support Leeds Mind because…” (example: I’m Carrying the Burden to support Leeds Mind because I want to support other people like me who struggle with depression #CarrytheBurden)
  3. Share your updates throughout the day, using the hashtag #CarrytheBurden
  4. Finish your day with your final update, making a donation to Leeds Mind, and nominate three friends to take on the challenge during October.

The video below explains more.

Carry the Burden – Leeds Mind

Some members of the Club have already told us that they are taking part and they will #CarrytheBurden throughout October. They can be found below. If you would like to take part at any point throughout October, please let us know via [email protected] and we will include you!

Who will #CarrytheBurden?

Ed Richardson

Date to Carry the Burden: 10/10/2020
What will you carry?: Princess – A large stuffed unicorn

Link to Ed’s Just Giving Page


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