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Thanks Moto In The Community

Here's Josh Harper of Blyth A1 Moto handing Dom a cheque for £1,000 towards a work shed for our new Team Wellbeing service to businesses.


Thanks very much to Moto In The Community for your support.


Team Wellbeing is a service for employers to help with mental wellbeing at work, team building and community engagement all in one great day out.

Thank You Co-op Local Community Fund!

Co-op presentation

Thanks very much to The Co-op Local Community Fund, the local Co-op staff and all the Co-op members who chose us as your local cause.


The money raised will help keep our Gardening For Wellbeing service free for everyone who's wellbeing would get a boost from garden and conservation volunteering in a friendly and supportive group.

Fabulous Gazebo! Thanks Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation

Muddy Fork gazebo in action
Muddy Fork gazebo turning heads in Retford

A big thank you to Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation for funding publicity equipment, including our new, eye catching gazebo. 


Here it is in Retford helping us spread the word about garden volunteering for mental wellbeing. It was great to chat to so many friendly people.


Thanks also to The Photo Den for all the design work, it looks great!

Uni Essex Report: Health and wellbeing impacts

The health and wellbeing impacts of volunteering with The Wildlife Trusts


Muddy Fork are featured in new research from the University of Essex, adding more evidence of benefits to mental wellbeing from volunteering with nature.

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Vote to win us a Lovely Big Shed

Update 21st September 2017:  

Sadly we didn't win this time but thank you very much for you support. 

Our campaign did make us known to lots more people which helps attract more people we can help.

We finished the vote behind "Blind Mums Connect" and who could argue with that - a fabulous cause!

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Co-op Local Community Fund

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Chris' Fundraising Marathon

Chris McGlen ran the 2017 London Marathon to raise funds for us - his very first full marathon!

There's still time to support him with a donation on Chris' Marathon Fundraising Page.

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