Sussex Beacon News
A team of charity supporters that keeps on growing. Discover Team Beacon and the person who made it happen!
“Supporting the Sussex Beacon is a whole
social experience rather than a one-day
challenge”, Rosie Hemming.
Against the backdrop of bright winter sunshine and temperatures around the zero degree mark, the 28th Brighton Half Marathon took place on 25th February 2018. The event, one of the biggest fundraisers for the organising charity The Sussex Beacon, was considered a huge success. Out of the 8,811 people who finished the 13.1 mile-long race, the charity was proudly represented by 135 dedicated ‘Team Beacon’ runners. Their support and fundraising is an important source of income for the Sussex Beacon every year, which offers specialist care and support for men, women and families living with HIV. Over the last three
The Sussex Beacon is looking for more volunteers to join our Peer Support Service. Peer support is for all people living with HIV, and takes place between people with similar experiences. Peer support has been proven to be an effective way to help people live well with HIV, manage their lives, and to feel part of a community, and we have seen the difference that it can make to people’s health. The British HIV Association recognises that people living with HIV should be enabled to maximise self-management of their physical and mental health, their social and economic wellbeing and to
Find out about a day in the life of Anita Johnston, Team Leader at The Sussex Beacon’s Inpatient Unit.