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‘Most have found the past year extremely hard’: Dave’s story

Aware of the challenges faced by those experiencing eating disorders during the pandemic, Beat fundraiser Dave has shown astounding resilience and creativity to raise money for Beat.

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"I'd recommend it to everyone": Take to the skies for Beat!

Will you join the Big Jump on Saturday 5 October? Take part along with hundreds of other brave fundraisers, and skydive together to help end the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders.

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"Free, exciting and emotional": Take to the skies for Beat!

Will you skydive for Beat this Eating Disorders Awareness Week? Take part along with hundreds of other brave fundraisers, and skydive together to help end the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders.

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“Worth every minute”: trekking the Sahara with fundraiser Mark

I had never done anything like this before in my life and knew that it would be so rewarding to push myself while helping others.

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Before we knew it, we had created a movement

During her degree, Jen brought the fight against eating disorders to her campus.

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My Marathon Story: Road to Recovery

I was waiting just before the start line, making small talk with the lady next to me. It was her first marathon too.

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Fundraiser to take part in Ironman Triathlon in honour of friend

On 15th July 2018 I will be taking part in Ironman Bolton in memory of my close friend Claire Greaves.

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Happy Volunteers' Week!

It’s Volunteers’ Week! From giving talks and interviews on their personal experience, to advising on our responses to policy proposals, to reviewing the content we publish, the work volunteers do is essential to Beat.

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Woman who recovered from anorexia set to make a bald statement to fundraise for charity who “saved her life”

Kelsie Silverstone, 20 years old, from Wolverhampton, has recently launched her appeal to raise awareness about eating disorders and funds for Beat, the UK’s eating disorder charity.

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Trekking the Great Wall of China for Beat

The trek challenged me both mentally and physically, and pushed me far out of my comfort zone!

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I’d recommend skydiving for Beat to anyone!

I’ve chosen to raise funds for Beat for a very special, personal reason. In the summer of 2013, I was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa.

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Being able to raise for Beat is something I'll cherish forever

My partner and I chose the Great North Run to be our challenge because we knew it would be a push for us.

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