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Total raised so far


£435.00 of £500 target +£58.75 Gift Aid See breakdown

Recent donations

1 year ago

Joan Tsalikis

£15.00 + £3.75 Gift Aid

We’ll done James and all those who have taken part

1 year ago

kim johnson


Donations i got for the 5K run i did

1 year ago

Michael W


1 year ago


£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

A very worthy cause. Well done.

1 year ago


£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

1 year ago


£30.00 + £7.50 Gift Aid

Well done James it sounds like a good journey to be on

1 year ago


£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

Good Luck James!

1 year ago



All the best James.

1 year ago


£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck with the run James

1 year ago

Edward Pownall


Good Luck James

About us

Beacon Counselling exists to improve the lives of people experiencing mental and emotional distress. This means people who are dealing with depression, bereavement, anxiety, and relationship difficulties, to name just a few challenges. These are the issues that millions of us face at some point in our lives, and that 17 million people in the UK struggle with each year. Beacon also has specialised services supporting people who have experienced sexual abuse, domestic violence, and young people looked after by the state.

Beacon is a leading provider of face-to-face therapy services in Greater Manchester and beyond. Beacon supports over 2,000 adults, young people and children, reducing levels of depression and anxiety, raising levels of confidence and self-esteem, and building people's resilience so they can deal with future challenges.

Beacon is a dynamic and thoughtful organisation responding to the needs of our communities, having created innovative services to help tackle problems including Child Sexual Exploitation, suicide prevention, young adults leaving the care system.

Beacon has been recognised several for the excellence of its work through national awards, including the GlaxoSmithKline IMPACT Award, the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service, and the Winifred Tumim Award.

In summary, Beacon Counselling is an effective and innovative charity with a track record of delivering high quality services that are evidence based, effective, and targeted at the greatest need.

Charity number: 1109545

Beacon's Race for Mental Health Campaign

Event dates: Wednesday 1st September 2021 – Sunday 31st October 2021

Beacon and their supporters are running THIS autumn to raise essential funds to help improve lives and build resilience in those experiencing mental distress. WIll you sponsor us?

SEPTEMBER STOCKPORT 5K - A team of employees, supporters and family and friends will be taking the 5k Urban Stockport race on Saturday 18th September 2021. Find out more or register to join us:

OCTOBER MANCHESTER HALF MARATHON RACE - Beacon's very own CEO, James Harper will be taking on the Manchester half marathon on 10th October. Find out more or register to join us:

Or would you like to take part too?

JOIN US WITH YOUR OWN RACE, JOG OR WALK - If YOU would like to race for Beacon this autumn, whether that is taking part in an official race such as those listed below or simply take part in a jog, run or walk in your local space - you can help us to raise essential funds by racing this autumn! Find out more:

Beacon's #RaceForMentalHealth campaign runs from 1st September through to 31st October 2021.


There has never been a more important time to focus on mental health. More than ever however, we need financial support to fund our work to help us transform lives and meet demand. We hope the #RaceForMentalHealth campaign will help raise awareness and funds to support individuals within our communities to improve lives and build resilience so that they are able to positively move on with their lives.

Beacon Counselling support Children, young people and adults experiencing mental or emotional distress to build resilience so they can move positively on with their lives.

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