In 2021 we saw our month-long sea swimming fundraiser challenge for our services called Coldtober go national, with 490 participants across Ireland taking part in Coldtober 2021!
Twenty+ different locations around Ireland saw participants take part by going for a swim every day for this 31 day challenge in their local sea swimming area.
In 2022 our Coldtober fundraiser went international, with participants taking part from across 7 countries; Australia, New Zealand, United States of America, Canada, Denmark, Italy, Palestine, and Ireland!
We received donations from 20+ countries across the globe including; Germany, France, Spain, The Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, Switzerland, Portugal, Canada, Australia, Sweden, Belgium, Denmark, Italy, Mexico, Vietnam, Finland, Hungray, India, Tanzania, the UK, USA, and Ireland!
Registrations for Coldtober 2023, will open in Autumn 2023, and each day we invite you to join us in our month-long sea swimming fundraiser challenge to help us get one step closer to meeting our mission; to support children, young people and adults with their mental health.
Follow the journey on our social media pages, and tag us on Instagram @HelplinkMentalHealth, Twitter @HelplinkMH and Facebook @HelplinkMentalHealth.
We also have a Coldtober Facebook Group. Don’t forget to use our hashtag #Coldtober!
For anyone who would like to take part but isn’t near a safe sea swimming spot, you can take part by having a 30-second cold shower each day!
*By registering to Coldtober you agree to our Terms & Conditions
Our Coldtober 2021 Participants
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