Celebrating the NHS 75th Birthday with Sussex NHS charities and take on the Walk for Wards Challenge.

Heads On, the official charity for Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, are thrilled to be launching Walk for Wards 2023; celebrating the NHS 75th Birthday with Sussex NHS Charities!

Heads On are uniting with SASH Charity, Sussex Community NHS Charity and East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust's charity to host Walk for Wards between 10th of June and 5th July. 

The NHS has been saving lives for 75 years. However far you go, however long it takes, between the 10th June and 5th July walk, jog, or run to thank our NHS. Your challenge. Your way.

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust’s charity, Heads On, is coordinating the event for the participating NHS Charities. Rachael Duke, Head of Charity at Heads On, said: “Walk for Wards is going to be an outpouring of love for our NHS in Sussex in the build up to the NHS 75th birthday.”

“NHS Charities enable the health service Trusts they support to go above and beyond what would otherwise be possible. We are thrilled to be coming together with the other NHS Charities to deliver such a special event.”

Whatever your reason for fundraising, we want you to know that every penny raised makes a difference to the lives of ordinary people in our communities. NHS charities help our NHS go above and beyond that which would normally be possible. From renovating ward gardens, making hospitals a more welcoming environment to funding pioneering research and equipment.

We understand that some people would like to take part without fundraising, we therefore ask you to make a suggested donation of at least £20 (excluding entry fee) instead.

Your entry fee includes registration, a t-shirt and an eco-friendly medal.

To be part of this one of a kind event and walk for YOUR NHS in Sussex, register HERE.

Please note, unless you are registering for a family or child entry, each participant will need to register independently. 

To find out more or if you have any queries, please contact Heads On directly on 07469 351 456 or email headsoncharity@spft.nhs.uk 

The deadline to sign up is Friday 2nd June 2023 in order to receive a t-shirt prior to the event. You can sign up after this but we cannot guarantee you will receive a t-shirt unless you are able to collect from Swandean in Worthing.

How you can help

Whether you make a donation, attend an event or fundraise for us, every penny will help make life better for people with mental health problems.