Women’s health charity plans 100km sponsored walk

A team from Women’s Health Matters staff, a local Leeds charity based in Beeston, are embarking on a sponsored, circular 100km (62 miles) Walk for Wellbeing around Leeds and through the Leeds countryside.

We have set ourselves the challenge of completing this over 3 days, starting on Friday 9 September and finishing on Sunday 11 September. This is going to be an incredibly tough challenge for us all, but it demonstrates the level of difficulty the women we support face on a daily basis, and we hope to highlight and promote the life-changing work that we carry out in and around Leeds.

We are aiming to raise £10,000 through sponsorship and donations, and each pound raised will be match funded by the Big Give, resulting in a potential total of £20,000 to continue our life-changing work. We hope that you might feel able to support us by making a donation and sharing our challenge.

The campaign is now live until 10th October.

To make a financial donation for this challenge, please visit the Big Give website.

You can also visit our See Me, Hear Me event page which includes a short film at the bottom with messages to our funders from some of the women we support.

We will be updating our Walk for Wellbeing page with blogs and information as the campaign progresses: https://www.womenshealthmatters.org.uk/whm-walk-for-wellbeing

You can also follow us on social media sites @WHMLeeds, where we will be sharing our progress and live steaming our walk.

As a charity based in Leeds, we champion freedom for disadvantaged women and girls so they have a fair chance at a better life. These women are most at risk, including those experiencing domestic violence, sexual and emotional abuse, those with children in care or at risk of being removed, young mums, women seeking asylum, women with learning disabilities, and women with complex needs or mental health and wellbeing needs.

To find out more about what we do and how any support you give will help, please visit our website www.womenshealthmatters.org.uk