May 2021

Andy Reid MBE announces ‘Standing Tall For All.’

The Standing Tall Foundation is delighted to announce the launch of ‘Standing Tall For All.’ The group meetings will take place at the STF Hub on Borough Rd and will be open to all who feel the need to talk. A male group and female group have been established to ensure comfort and confidence.

Andy Reid MBE said: ‘The Foundation is here to support the people of St Helens and this is further evidence, during Mental Health Awareness Week, of our commitment to do that. We have set up these new groups to provide help and support right where its needed, in the community.’

Each group will offer an open forum to discuss matters and employ proven methodology to deal with a range of dependency issues. The groups will also be supported with professional mental health counsellors who will also be available for one to one sessions should that be required.

If you feel you would benefit from attending ‘Standing Tall For All’ come along in complete confidence to the STF Hub on:

Male sessions will start on Thursday 27th May 2021 @ 7pm

Female sessions will start on Wednesday 2nd June 2021 @ 7pm

STF HUB, Living Well Building, Borough Rd, St Helens, WA10 3RN

If you wish to contact us in advance email in complete confidence: nominates STF as chosen charity North West has announced The Standing Tall Foundation as its new chosen charity partner for 2021. will support the Foundation over the next 12 months and help raise awareness of the STF as well as its charity challenge which will see 40 climbers join Andy to climb Africa’s highest peak, Kilimanjaro, in March 2022. STF has also been announced as charity partner for the publisher’s Rainmaker Awards, Northern Leadership Awards and its annual North West Manchester Summer BBQ.

Lee-J Walker, joint managing director of, said: “The work that Andy and The Standing Tall Foundation is doing to help both veterans and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds is an inspiration and during these challenging times, it has never been more important. “Working with Andy and the team gives us an excellent opportunity to help people in the community who may not otherwise get the help and support they need. “Not only are we looking forward to supporting STF over the next 12 months, I will also be joining Andy for next year’s charity challenge.”

Andy Reid MBE said: “We are delighted with the support from Lee-J Walker and his team at “Their help and regional reach to raising awareness of the work we do will ensure more people are aware of the support that we can provide to society’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged. “I look forward to working with over the next year.”

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