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Kate smashes 10k Fundraising Goal for Mind in Corby

Incredible news! Kate Howton has successfully surpassed her £10,000 fundraising target for Mind in Corby. Despite receiving a terminal oesophageal cancer diagnosis in 2019, Kate's unwavering determination and courage propelled her to exceed her initial goal of £5,000. Through engaging fundraising challenges such as indoor skydiving, horse riding, and a head shave, she has triumphed over adversity and made a significant impact.





Kate's inspiring journey began in 2019 when she received the devastating news of her terminal cancer diagnosis. Despite this, she dedicated herself to a fundraising goal of £5,000 for Mind in Corby, wishing to give back to the service that helped her through difficult times. Through her sheer determination, she surpassed this target, organising challenges and activities, and showing incredible strength throughout.


Despite beating some incredible odds and being given the all-clear, Kate faced another devastating setback when her cancer returned in 2022 with a terminal prognosis. However, this did not shake her resolve to provide a support system for the people of Corby. With the support of Harpers Brook in Oakley Vale, Kate raised her goal to £10,000, and she recently celebrated achieving this remarkable feat.


"Mind has helped me through. It’s been a godsend. When I was told I had a year, the staff and clients helped me"

A New Goal: Help Kate Reach £12,000:

Kate's journey continues as she sets her sights on a new target of £12,000. She has partnered with Harpers Brook for a 5k inflatable fun run, an exciting event that aims to raise funds while having a great time. You can support Kate's cause by sponsoring this incredible event, with sponsorship forms available at Harpers Brook. Alternatively, you can visit Kate's GoFundMe page at https://www.gofundme.com/f/corby-mind.


Kate's unwavering spirit and resilience continue to inspire everyone around her. It is our chance to show her our love and support as she brings positive change to the lives of those in need. Together, we can make a lasting impact, standing alongside Kate as she proves that even in the face of adversity, determination can lead to remarkable achievements. Let's celebrate her as one of the #FundraisingHeroes supporting Mind in Corby.


“The fundraising has helped with my mental health. I’m a little bit proud of myself. It’s got other people interested in fundraising too.”

Kate Howton's journey of determination and resilience has reached an incredible milestone as she surpasses her £10,000 fundraising goal for Mind in Corby. Her unwavering spirit and refusal to let cancer define her serve as an inspiration to us all. As she embarks on her new target of £12,000 and prepares for the 5k inflatable fun run with the Harpers Brook team, let's join forces and support her cause. Together, we can make a real and lasting difference in the lives of those who need it most. Join the #FundraisingHeroes movement and be part of Kate's incredible journey.

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