Kilraughts YFC Mind Their Heads!

Last summer, Kilraughts Young Farmers’ Club started a challenge throughout lockdown to complete 600 miles (the distance between all the Young Farmers clubs in Northern Ireland) in just one week.

Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 10:56 am
Last summer Kilraughts YFC started a challenge throughout lockdown to complete 600 miles (the distance between all the Young Farmers clubs in Northern Ireland) in just one week. They decided to complete this to help their members mental health throughout lockdown. The club worked alongside Yellow Wellies – Mind Your Head campaign. Mind Your Head Campaign - in collaboration with the Farming Safety Foundation Led by the Farm Safety Foundation - Yellow Wellies. Mind Your Head is a week-long campaign that seeks to encourage those living and working in the agricultural industry to focus on health, wellbeing and safety and their intersections. Kilraughts YFC members ran, walked and cycled a total of 1027 miles smashing their original target of 600. The club raised an astonishing amount of £1440.50 for the campaign. The challenge was then passed onto other clubs around Northern Ireland were they nearly tripled the money raised. Pictured is club members Hannah Kirkpatrick and Megan Agnew presenting the cheque at th

They decided to complete this to help their members’ mental health during the pandemic, working alongside the Yellow Wellies – Mind Your Head campaign.

Mind Your Head is a week-long campaign that seeks to encourage those living and working in the agricultural industry to focus on health, wellbeing and safety and their intersections.

Kilraughts YFC members ran, walked and cycled a total of 1,027 miles - smashing their original target of 600. The club raised the astonishing amount of £1,440.50 for the campaign. The challenge was then passed onto other clubs around Northern Ireland who nearly tripled the money raised.

Pictured are club members Hannah Kirkpatrick and Megan Agnew presenting the cheque at the Dark Hedges.