WHAT IS THE LINKS FOUNDATION?
Every day millions of people volunteer or support others with their time, but what happens when the very people who help others need help themselves?The Links Foundation is dedicated to support the volunteer sector and their families, to develop wellbeing programmes to improve an individuals resilience around mental health issues, by creating a network of projects and a bespoke information hub within a framework that is accessible to all. We are supporting the fight against the stigma of mental health issues, along with ensuring diversity in mental health & related causes in society, including depression, anxiety & other areas that impact on all are recognised.
We work with grass roots volunteers, local organisations, national & international community groups who want to join the fight. Simply put we aim to "Engage, Encourage & Educate" to create a voice of change for a modern diverse culture.
WHO ARE THE LINKS FOUNDATION?
The Links Foundation are a group of volunteers supporting the volunteer sector and their families. The project is the creation of Marcus Jones, a local businessman in Nottingham who volunteers to help others along with a group of ordinary people doing the extraordinary.
The spark & idea derived from years spent volunteering with organisations like Round Table GB&I, The Round Table Family of Clubs world wide, partner organisations - NCVO, Anthony Nolan, Mind, PTSD, Switch-Up Nottingham, including the loss of friends to suicide who supported the volunteer sector.
The Links Foundation team and supporters create wellbeing projects linked to sport, create events that raise awareness of the stigma of mental health along with educational work for all sectors, including a supportive hub of information.
WHY THE LINKS FOUNDATION?
We simply want to help those who support others by creating wellbeing projects that are linked to all kinds of sports, including board games! We encourage individuals to share their own experiences via blogs, podcast and video.
"Volunteers Supporting Volunteers".
We aim to create a working portal of information, educational work, stuff that can help anyone through the most difficult stages of life, we are partnering with fantastic organisation which already make a huge difference in mental health in society.Want to focus on your space, meet new people, gain new experiences, an opportunity to become part of new groups and support your wellbeing that supports you in your everyday life.
You may want to simply help the project?