Spider-man bikes 1500km fighting depression

$933 donated
Given by 30 generous donors in 8 weeks

Spreading awareness about youth and male suicide in NZ, and combating it through exercise and discussion

Nationwide

New Zealand youth suicide rates are the highest in the developed world. Read that again.

New Zealand tamariki and youth are our future, and we're not investing. They need more ears listening, hearts giving and leaders enduring.

So were here to generate funds for youth to access recreational sports programmes and education on healthy lifestyles and leadership through Ignite Sports Trust. Also, a safe environment for troubled youth to discuss their burdens, come up with healthy coping strategies and in general not feel like there's no one they can reach out to, through Youthline NZ

Through healthy lifestyle, education and compassion, we can change this countries grim statistics, if only a little to begin with, and help break through the stigma by spreading awareness and talking to each other

Jamie Kelly's involvement (page creator)

Kia Ora

Spidey here.

I'm biking 1500kms from Hawkes Bay to the bottom of the south island, then Wellington to Napier to combat depression, help spread suicide and depression awareness, break stigma and show a means to combat depression through exercise

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Latest donations

Christine
Christine on 24 Aug 2019
Good on you Jamie! A massive effort! You should be really proud of yourself, not only for the physical and mental effort you put in but for starting conversations and creating support. 👊
$50
Maureen
Maureen on 24 Aug 2019
Good on you!! Lost my son to suicide....just devastating
$50
Marija
Marija on 16 Aug 2019
Good luck and thank you for your efforts to bring some light to a sad part of our world...Go spiderman! Marija :-)
$10
Kerry
Kerry on 15 Aug 2019
Hi Jamie, Good luck! Kerry from Ocean Spa
$20
Madeleine
Madeleine on 10 Aug 2019
Jamie! It was an absolute pleasure to meet on the plane today. Think what you're doing is absolutely incredible. Keep up the amazing work! You're a 🌟.
$50

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