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'Fight to Thrive' mental health support

Funded on Spacehive 21 March 2023

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'Fight to Thrive' mental health support

'Fight to Thrive' mental health support

Inspiring Futures CIC By Inspiring Futures CIC

Fight to Thrive is a project aimed at individuals and families to promote better mental health, positive sustainable life style changes and build resilience and hope for people & their communities.

Chester Delivery stage

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This project was funded on 21 Mar 2023!

Fight To Thrive is a project aimed at individuals and family groups to give support to those in need. Our Fight to Thrive programme provides our communities with ‘support from next door’ rather than ‘advice from on high’. Using our 4 pillars of success we will offer six individual and interactive mental health support sessions combined with a bespoke programme of well-being, nutrition and boxing. From advice to goal setting and support from our health & wellbeing team, we seek to empower individuals to make positive lifestyle changes and embed healthy choices that will positively impact their futures.

What we'll deliver:

  • 6 hrs of Boxing coaching per individual/family
  • 6 hrs Health & well being/mental health support per individual/family
  • 6 hrs Cooking and nutrition education per individual/family

Why it's a great idea:

Our project not only benefits the individuals or families to gain knowledge & skills to lead happier & healthier lives, it also impacts communities as a whole. By transforming individuals relationships with themselves, this impacts the wider community. Cooking & nutrition workshops teach vital skills & give greater knowledge & understanding about the importance of eating well. The long term impacts of this are a reduction in obesity, diabetes & long term health conditions. Nutrition also plays a huge part in a persons mental well-being. Having the knowledge to not only recognise our own mental health & the health of those around you allows us to adapt, manage & cope with the challenges we all face effectively; reducing any negative impact it can have on an individual, families relationships & connection in the community. Access to a variety of exercise programmes whatever your age or ability not only changes your body it changes your mood, attitude and mind for the better.

Steps to get it done:

  • Create online resources
  • Awareness campaign in local communities
  • Purchase equipment and materials
  • Delivery of workshops
  • Continued online support
  • Continued access to group exercise
  • Evaluation

The cooking and nutrition workshops will be educating individuals and families about physical and mental health, with a focus on plant based eating. Plant based eating positively impacts the environment as it reduces our carbon footprint, mitigates climate control and improves health.


Location Chester

About the space

Chester & surrounding area


Cheshire West and Chester Council

How will the money be spent?Total £4,709

Resources and materials - £900 (19%)
Administration costs - £800 (17%)
Marketing - £700 (15%)
Venue hire for 3 hrs per week x 6 weeks - £450 (10%)
2 x boxing coaches for 6 weeks - £360 (8%)
2 x cookery teachers for 6 weeks - £360 (8%)
2 x mental health workers - £360 (8%)
Project Evaluation - £300 (6%)
Volunteer costs - £180 (4%)
Other - £299 (6%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. These costs have been confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified.

Resources and materials
Administration costs
Venue hire for 3 hrs per week x 6 weeks
2 x boxing coaches for 6 weeks
2 x cookery teachers for 6 weeks
2 x mental health workers
Project Evaluation
Volunteer costs
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  • Spacehive fees
  • VAT
  • Transaction fees


This project is enabled for overfunding. If the project hits its funding goal before the end of the campaign period, any extra funds raised will be spent (in order of priority) on:

  • Contingency for the project to protect against price fluctuation
  • Increase the number of participants on the 6 week course

Total £4,709

Our Volunteer List

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