MENTAL HEALTH: Proceeds will be used to help local people recover, stay healthy and thrive
A silent auction will raise vital funds for mental health charity West Kent Mind.
Last year’s event raised over £5,000 and October’s auction promises to be even bigger and better.
The auction goes live on Friday 7th October and local businesses and individuals have been extremely generous with amazing prizes which will help raise vital funds to support services in the local community.
Prizes include a paddleboard session for up to six people, driving lessons, pampering treatments, vacation vouchers, dining experiences, show tickets, interior design consultation and room rental of Reuthe’s Lost Gardens of Sevenoaks.
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The advantage of a silent auction is that it can last for a whole week, allowing people to tap and receive notifications on which they have been outbid. This makes for a very exciting final day of bidding, as fantastic prizes can change hands multiple times before being claimed by the eventual high bidder.
There are three ways to support the event:
- Donate a Prize – Items can be donated until the auction goes live by emailing here.
- Bid to win – visit the online auction site here when the auction goes live on Friday 7th October.
- Donate – you can donate any amount to West Kent Mind on the auction site, and anything you can donate will really make a difference.
This year’s silent auction was generously sponsored by Burtons Solicitors, Sevenoaks Plans and Hilden Park Accountants.
Fundraising Manager Kate Barnes said: “It is only through the support and generosity of our community members that we are able to continue to provide quality mental health services across the country. ‘West Kent.’
Last year, West Kent Mind held over 3,000 counseling sessions with over 2,000 social activity group participants and provided a wide range of specialist support programmes. These include financial advice, parenting support, hoarding advice, an assisted living program, life skills and an online crisis cafe.
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