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Why I’m Sweating with Pride

I’m taking on Sweat with Pride this June to raise money for our Rainbow communities! 💦🌈

Our schools, workplaces, and doctors’ offices are still not safe places for many Rainbow New Zealanders and it’s putting lives at risk.

More than half our rainbow whānau have experienced mental illness. One in five of our rainbow rangatahi (youth) have attempted suicide. And life changing STIs like syphilis, mpox and HIV are still far too common. Things need to change.

So, this June I’m fighting discrimination with perspiration, and I've committed to exercising for at least 21 minutes EVERY DAY to raise money to support Rainbow Kiwis.

This cause means a lot to me. I’d be SO GRATEFUL if you could chip in to help me reach my goal. Every dollar I raise will fund life-changing mental, physical and sexual health services for Rainbow New Zealanders.

Thank you sooooo much ❤️

My Impact

So far in this year’s challenge I have…

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Unlocked four counselling sessions for someone struggling with their identity or sexual health.

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I’m sweating for 21 minutes
per day this June!

1,519 minutes completed
630 minutes goal

My Ranking

I’m #235 out of 4,334 Sweaty Bettys

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Mat Spears

Raised

$700

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My Team

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$10,803

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$540

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$144

Thank you to my Sponsors

$150

Mat Spears

$150

Matched Donation

Keep on sweating ❤️

$50

Paul Johnston

$50

Anonymous

$50

Piers Bragg

$50

Anonymous

Good luck, happy to donate as long as you shower before we meet up!!

$50

Phil Murphy

$50

Kirsty Spears

$30

Neil & kelly

Go Mat

$25

Sandringham Institute of Reinsurers

Well done Mat, do it for all of us at SIR!

$25

John Feyter

Looking forward to big effort Mat

$20

Matt Clere

Most people donate $50

Please give what you can.

I’d love to hear more from Sweat with Pride