M&S St. Neots raises £900 for Mind in Cambridgeshire

Thursday 23 July 2015

M&S St. Neots, the local, multi-channel retailer, has raised £900 for Mind in Cambridgeshire, as part of a series of fundraising events within the store.

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Louis and Dorothy from M&S St. Neots during the bike ride outside the store

Mind in Cambridgeshire is a county-wide charity that supports local people in their recovery from mental health issues, promotes wellbeing and campaigns against stigma & discrimination.

To raise the funds, M&S St. Neots carried out a number of events and activities throughout June including a bike ride outside the store, a car boot sale and in store events for staff like quiz nights. The store is also planning on doing further fundraising events for Mind in Cambridgeshire until January 2016.

Dominika Karpowicz, Marketing Co-ordinator at Mind in Cambridgeshire, said: “We are delighted that M&S St. Neots has chosen to donate to us.

“The money raised by M&S St. Neots will go a long way towards supporting our services, which will then continue to help local people recovering from mental health issues.”

Neil Brown, Store Manager at M&S St. Neots, said: “We chose to fundraise for Mind in Cambridgeshire as various staff members have used the services and strongly recommended the charity. We also wanted to choose a local charity that will have an impact on and support local people with mental health challenges.”

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Notes to editor

  • For more information on Mind in Cambridgeshire or for interviews, please contact Dominika Karpowicz on 01223 311320 or email dominika.karpowicz@cpslmind.org.uk
  • For more information on M&S St. Neots or for interviews, please contact Neil Brown on 01480 405914 or email Neil.Brown1@marks-and-spencer.com
  • Mind in Cambridgeshire

    Mind in Cambridgeshire is a dynamic, county-wide charity that supports local people in their recovery from mental health issues, promotes wellbeing and campaigns against stigma & discrimination: https://www.cpslmind.org.uk

    We believe that no-one should have to face a mental health problem alone. If you are facing difficulties with your emotional or mental health, and are looking for support on your road to recovery, we are here for you.

    We are also committed to tackling stigma and raising awareness of the need for everyone to look after their mental wellbeing. If you are an employer, organisation or individual looking to improve your own wellbeing, or that of your employees, we can help.

  • M&S St. Neots

    Founded in 1884, M&S has grown from a single market stall to an international, multi-channel retailer. We sell high quality, great value products to 33 million customers through our 852 UK stores and our e-commerce platform.

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