Lindsey’s Going the Distance to Support Mental Health at St. Joe’s

Meet Lindsey Charbonneau, a registered practical nurse in the mental health and addiction program at St. Joe’s. This year, she has decided to lace up her shoes and take on the 30k Around the Bay Road Race!
This year’s race may be virtual, but Lindsey’s commitment to supporting the mental health and addiction program at our Hospital is very real.

“I run because it’s my therapy. I use it to help clear my head when my thoughts get to be too heavy. As a nurse, especially working during the pandemic, it’s been a big struggle for me, emotionally and physically. (Running) really helps me to be a better mom, be a better spouse, be a better nurse.”

Lindsey Charbonneau, a registered practical nurse in the mental health and addiction program at St. Joe’s, poses outside of the Charlton Campus.

You can learn more about Lindsey’s incredible story by reading this feature about her that was published in The Star Metroland News.

To support her $2,000 fundraising goal, Lindsey put together this amazing video to share her reasons for walking, running, and raising funds. Want to help Lindsey reach her fundraising goal, or to make a donation to your favourite team or participant? Visit the following page: https://bit.ly/3reCLnp

Do you have a great Bay Race story to share with our Foundation team? If so, please feel free to email Adam Tillich at adam@stjoesfoundation.ca. We’d love to hear from you!​