Our chosen Christmas Charities
Sector: News
Third Sector

This Christmas we’re supporting two great charities who are achieving amazing things in our local community.

Click on the links to find out more and make your own donation:

Mind Bristol

Mental health is huge priority on the health agenda with 1 in 4 people in the UK has experience a mental health problem.

Public Health England support the view that everyone, irrespective of where they live, should have the opportunity to achieve good mental health and wellbeing. Mind Bristol is a mental health resource for people in Bristol and surrounding areas focused on ensuring nobody has to face a mental health problems alone. It aims to promote a positive view of mental health and provide services that are accessible, relevant and empowering to the people using them. Whether providing support for wellbeing and recovery, counselling, services to refugees and asylum seekers or signposting to other support services, they aim to contribute to mental and emotional wellbeing and to reduce stigma and discrimination.


Speed has been supporting Ablaze, our brilliant charity partner, for the past three years. Focused on tackling the inequality of opportunity for young people in the South West, the charity aims to raise young people’s confidence and aspiration; support their attainment and skill levels and empower them with knowledge to make informed choices about their future. Since 2005, thousands of young people across the wider Bristol region have been supported by business and community volunteers delivering Ablaze programmes in schools. Speed has provided ongoing pro bono communications support as well as volunteering for Ablaze’s schools’ programme, mentoring scheme and fundraising. We will continue to support this great charity throughout 2023.