Electronic Engineering and Physics Foundation Year 21/22 GYW

A project by: Francis Stevens



from 32 donors

Foundation year staff and students raising funds for Mentally Fit York


We are a team of staff and students from the Foundation Year for Electronic Engineering (EE) and Physics at the University of York. We are taking part in The Great York Walk, a 25 mile (40km) marathon walking event that will help to transform mental health by raising funds for Mentally Fit York at the University of York. We are hoping to raise £250 each, for a total of £1250.

Our team consists of:

  • Frank Stevens
  • Helen Sharples
  • Frankie Stephenson
  • Josh Buckledee
  • Ahmed Ali

Mental ill-health doesn't discriminate and whether we're experts in mental health or not, we should all be able to feel safe and supported in talking to each other about our mental health.

So together with a great community of people - some with a connection to York, some with no connection - we're going to walk 25 miles on the 28th May around York!

The Great York Walk starts at the University, crossing Monk Stray, Bootham Stray, Clifton Ings, Hob Moor, Knavesmire, Fulford Ings and Walmgate Stray before heading back to the University campus.

Please donate anything you can to help ourtarget and improve mental health in York and beyond! 

about mentally fit york

The walk will be in aid of Mentally Fit York, which will promote good mental health on a local, national and international scale. Your support will be used to fund initiatives such as 24/7 mental health support for York students and research projects to further our understanding of mental health issues and the barriers to accessing support services.

Your support may also go towards providing suicide prevention training, Mental Health Nursing Scholarships or it could contribute to a range of other initiatives which are decided by an expert panel of mental health and wellbeing researchers, practitioners and advocates. Find out more about what Mentally Fit York has supported here.