The Handelsbanken Swedish Charity Ball is taking place on the evening of Friday 18th October at OPEN Norwich, working together with Norfolk Community Foundation to raise money for the Handelsbanken Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund.

Following the huge success of the 2017 Handelsbanken Ball, the Norwich team of Handelsbanken, with Norfolk Community Foundation, were able to make significant grants to local organisations working in the field of mental wellbeing. Inspired by their visits to many of the projects, the team were excited to continue their commitment to this cause.

The Fund already kicks off with the fantastic amount raised by Peter Daines, running the Norwich 10K in July 2019 and following the Ball we hope to smash the target of £50,000.

Any donation that you can make will significantly support local community mental health and wellbeing services in Norfolk.

“Much progress has been made in reducing the stigma surrounding mental ill-health, but we still have a long way to go. Asking for help is only the start point in the process. We need significantly more effective services here in Norfolk to help those affected, and to keep them safe.”

The Lady Dannatt MBE, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Norfolk Norfolk Community Foundation mental wellbeing ambassador