Support Local Man Grant Weir as he embarks on a marathon effort fundraising for local Victims/Veterans mental health services
On Wednesday 11th November, well loved local man Grant Weir is planning to commence a 26 mile marathon walk to raise funds for mental health. As a result of this impressive challenge which will take place throughout the next few week, All donations raised as a result of Grants fundraising efforts are to kindly donated to SEFF and the Ely Centre to further our mental health services.
For all who have the privilege of knowing Grant , they will understand this will be no easy task for him, but we salute him for his efforts and wish him every blessing as he commences this challenge.
We have been informed that A Go-fund page is scheduled to be launched on Wednesday (A link to this donations page will be posted on our website and social media pages when received) however donations can also be left at The Ely Centre.
If you would like to leave your donation to this fundraising campaign, these can ben dropped in our posted to the Ely Centre. If doing so, please ensure that you state (Grant Weir fundraising campaign) on the envelope and once received we will pass this on the family.
Mr Dixon Ely Centre chairperson stated " We at the Ely Centre commend Grant for developing this fundraising idea and wish him every blessing as he embarks on this challenge. Furthermore we are honoured that additional funding towards are mental health services will be supported as a result of Grants efforts and we thank him for this nomination.
Mr Lee McDowell Director of Services stated " the demand on services as a result of the ongoing pandemic is rapidly increasing. No more acutely is this felt more than in our mental health services. For many veterans and victims alike, prolonged periods of isolation coupled with genuine health concerns is leading to an increasing referral rate to our mental health services. Efforts to raise additional funding to support these services are crucial to enable us support as many people as we can during these uncertain times and we all thank Grant for this endeavour"
Whilst monetary donations are always welcome If you would like to put feet to your support by walking alongside Grant for a part of this fundraising effort, please contact us.