FIT4PIPS Raises Over £16,000.00
FIT4PIPS raises £16,000+ for PIPS Hope and Support & PIPS Charity
Proprietor of Bubba's Project Gym & Online Bootcamp in Armagh, Bubba Ali, recently hosted a FIT4PIPS fundraiser which was a 24-hour Gym marathon to raise awareness and funds for suicide prevention & mental health.
On completion, Bubba presented PIPS Hope & Support and PIPS Charity with the proceeds totaling an astounding £16,152.00 which was split 50/50 between the two charities.
Speaking at the cheque presentation, Bubba, thanked everyone who delivered a session, participated, supported and/or donated to the initiative in any way; Bubba’s Project Gym was delighted to be able to deliver this FIT4PIPS charity initiative to benefit these 2 very worthy charities. PIPS Hope and Support and PIPS Charity provide crucial support to our communities on suicide prevention and mental health, something that we are very passionate about supporting. We were delighted to be able to raise this remarkable total of over £16,000 & take the opportunity with PIPS to deliver extensive mental health training to our team of coaches, to help those in need of mental health support This includes spotting the signs, knowing what to say to someone who is in a vulnerable position and signposting them to the correct team that can help them further. Invaluable training for our coaches and staff.
We would also like to thank all the instructors from across the fitness industry, who without any hesitation, offered their time and expertise to support the event. Thank you also to every person who participated, donated and to the many local businesses who supported the event to help us raise this outstanding amount. Everyone’s efforts have ensured that these two charities can continue delivering their exceptional and fundamental services to support our communities.
PIPS Hope and Support thank Bubba for his incredible effort in delivering this 24-hour workout to raise the much-required funds and awareness for our charity. With our outreach services in the Armagh area, the monies donated will allow PIPS Hope and Support to continue providing immediate therapy to anyone within the community experiencing suicidal thoughts, high levels of anxiety, poor mental health or bereaved through suicide. Bubba’s initiative has been extraordinary, and his kind-heartedness is to be desired.