Join SignHealth’s Cycle4Wellbeing team!
We invite you to take part in a virtual event which will get the whole community cycling on 15-16 August 2020. Everybody is welcome to take part.
Prudential’s My Ride London
It’s free to take part.
Get on your bike, scooter, skateboard, roller skates or unicycle and join in….!
Prudential RideLondon is the world’s greatest festival of cycling and it was due to take place on the weekend of 15 and 16 August 2020 and feature four mass participation cycling events.
While the Covid-19 pandemic means the festival can’t go ahead as planned this year, prudential want to keep the wheels moving and celebrate the event weekend by encouraging even more people to get on their bikes and explore new ways of travelling and exercising in a socially distanced world – and help save the UK’s charities in the process.
As with many other charities, the Covid-19 pandemic has had an impact on SignHealth’s income at a time when our services are needed most. Join My Ride London and choose to support SignHealth.
Not only can you raise money for Deaf people’s mental health services, by getting outside for some fresh air, you can do some good for your own physical and mental wellbeing.
It’s as simple as 1, 2, 3 (4)
- Register: visit myridelondon.co.uk and select your challenge. There are three cycling distances to choose from, or you can invent your own My FreeCycle wheeled challenge over 1km.
- Fundraise: set up your fundraising page and let people know you’re supporting us so they can sponsor you.
- Participate: set your wheels in motion and complete your challenge anywhere, at any time, over the weekend of 15 and 16 of August!
- Nominate: encourage your family and friends to take part and help save the UK’s charities. Spread the word on social media too by using the hashtag #MyPRL #TeamSignHealth and #Cycle4Wellbeing when posting about the event.
You’ll find more information, ideas and inspiration, as well as advice on staying safe and cycling responsibly on the road, at myridelondon.co.uk.
Tempted? Please come to support SignHealth and have a fun on wheels!
The past few months of lockdown have been tough, and Deaf people’s mental health has suffered, especially with issues around lack of access to mainstream services, to interpreter provision, therapies, and increased levels of domestic abuse. Your fundraising efforts will help SignHealth provide more access to these important services.
SignHealth works to improve the health and wellbeing of Deaf people. We provide services directly in British Sign Language (BSL), working in partnership with the NHS and campaigning for change.
Deaf people are twice as likely as hearing people to experience mental health problems, often due to social isolation caused by communication barriers and a lack of wider awareness of the problems that Deaf people face. On top of this, we do not have equal access to the mental health services that hearing people do. SignHealth provides a range of services that help to combat this.