Barratt and David Wilson selects 2021 charity

Barratt and David Wilson Homes South Midlands has selected Northamptonshire Mind as its charity of the year for the second year in a row.


As part of the selection, the developer will continue to rise money for the charity, having raised £3,000 so far.

Northamptonshire Mind is committed to delivering high quality and appropriate services for people who experience mental ill health, promoting recovery, independence and integration at all times.

It aims to raise awareness of mental health, to challenge the stigma associated with mental illness and to promote and support positive mental health.

The organisation provides, crisis cafes, offering a listening ear in times of need, support into employment, one-to-one support and educational courses helping people understand issues including anxiety, depression and anger management.

Sarah Hillier, chief executive at Northamptonshire Mind, said: “It has been a challenging year for communities, and we have remained committed to providing support to those who need it.

“The ongoing pledge from Barratt and David Wilson Homes for 2021, is crucial in allowing us to continue to help and improve the mental well-being of so many people, who need us during these uncertain times and beyond.”

John Dillon, managing director at Barratt and David Wilson Homes South Midlands, added: “We are thrilled to be supporting Northamptonshire Mind as our charity of the year for the second year in a row.

“The work that they carry out on a daily basis is admirable and we’re grateful to have this opportunity to raise vital funds for such a worthwhile cause.

“Each year our company commits its fundraising efforts to a particular charity and we are delighted to be continuing our support for Northamptonshire Mind throughout 2021.”

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