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Abbie Harmes and her family

Heads On Heroes


Abbie’s family have been fundraising in her memory after she sadly lost her life earlier this year.

Abbie worked at Chalkhill, our inpatient unit for young people in Haywards Heath. She was dedicated to her job and passionate about helping children and young people overcome mental illness.

Sadly, Abbie lost her life in a car accident earlier this year.

Her family set up a fundraising page in her memory, to raise funds for Heads On, our charity which supports special projects to improve the lives of local people living with mental health challenges.

The page has received donations of more than £7,000. In addition, Abbie’s family and friends have held their own fundraising activities, including a bike ride which has raised more than £1,000. 

Abbie was an active fundraiser herself, raising vital funds for a number of charities, and her family wanted to continue this in her name and support a cause she truly loved.

Abbie was a valued colleague and she is dearly missed.

We are so grateful to her family for their support, particularly in such tragic circumstances; however we are pleased that Abbie will live on through the fantastic projects which their generous fundraising will support at Chalkhill.