Millie is fundraising

Millie Gaskin for Holding On Letting Go

£1366.00 + £231.25 Gift Aid = £1597.25
Donated to Millie’s £500.00 Goal

Millie’s story

For the past two and a half years I have been suffering from Anorexia Nervosa, a mental health  illness that has some very serious and devastating physical effects. My body was slowly giving up on me and I had a choice, to either continue with what I was doing and die or I could fight back and recover. As you can probably guess by the fact you’re reading this I chose to fight. This is something I could not have done without my amazing mum, who was literally my rock throughout it all. My Mum, Caroline Gaskin, also happens to be the fundraising officer for this amazing charity, and we as a family are very passionate about the help the charity does. 

A year and a half ago I could just about manage to walk around Sainsbury’s and I am now using my healthy body to run this race, the London Asics 10k on the 21st July. A way of raising money for an excellent cause, giving something back to my Mum to thank her for everything she has and continues to do to support me, and to celebrate my body for what it can do and the fact it’s here strong after everything I put it through. 

Thank you for taking your time to read this, anything you could donate would mean the world to me. 

All funds raised will be passed to the charity irrespective of whether my target is reached, not reached or exceeded.


Holding On Letting Go

Holding On Letting Go provides bereavement support to children, young people aged 6-16 and their families who live in Kent. They have lost someone special to them and are often struggling to cope. We invite the children and young people to attend a weekend where they get to meet others in a similar situation, tell their story and share experiences, discuss their loss and be helped to hold onto good memories and let go of painful ones. We help the children and young people to find ways of coping and developing resilience.We do not charge families for our service. We are totally reliant on donations and fundraising to provide this service and are so grateful for your support. Thank you.

For further details of the work we do please visit our website.

We value all donations made to Holding On Letting Go and want you to know that your support is greatly appreciated. If you wish to recieve a personal acknowledgement of your donation, please remember, when completing your online donation, to tick the box to give consent for us to contact you.

Registered Charity Number: 1103835.

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