On Sunday 13th September, PIPS Hope and Support hosted a trek up Slieve Donard and was facilitated by the fantastic Mid - Ulster Mountaineers to mark World Suicide Prevention Day. Our walkers set off shortly after 9:00 am and were eager to get to the top. A great achievement it was for them all, especially when the wind was against us and those who were new to mountain treks. The event also had participation from family members and friends who have lost loved ones to suicid
PIPS Hope and Support’s very own team member, Lisa O’Neill along with daughter Chloe, completed a couch to 5K for suicide prevention in July 2020. On Monday 14th September, Lisa and Chloe presented the proceeds of their initiative which raised an incredible £627.00 + gift aid. A massive well done to Lisa and Chloe for their support. Both ladies have been excellent and we are very proud of Lisa who is an integral part of the PIPS team. Thanks also to all who sponsored to thei
As part of 'World Suicide Prevention Day, why not join in on the online webinar delivered by the Southern Health and Social Care Trusts Protect Life Coordinator, Orla Murtagh. This webinar is aimed at those who are working to promote positive mental health and will take place on Thursday 10th September (WSPD) from 10:30am - 11:30am. To book your place, email; firstname.lastname@example.org Register your place!
On Friday 4th September, PIPS Hope and Supports’s very own employee, Olivia McMullan presented the fantastic proceeds raised from her recent fundraising initiative. During the lockdown period, Olivia took part in the 2.6 challenge, challenging herself to lose 26 pounds in 12 weeks. In return, Olivia’s family and friends donated to her efforts. On completion, Olivia hit her 26-pound target and is looking absolutely great. On top of that, Olivia raised an incredible &po
PIPS Hope and Support were delighted to welcome young Tom Smyth and his dad Damian and sister Anna to the PIPS Hope and Support Office on Thursday 27th August, 2020. Tom, a P7 student from St. Pauls Primary School, Cabra and talented musician hosted an afternoon of music over the christmas period in 2019 at the Milestone Rathfriland in return for donations to our charity. An initiative Tom came up with himself. Tom was excited to present the total proceeds of a fantastic £230.00.
On Friday 21st August, Daniel Mallon's Golf Classic in aid of PIPS Hope and Support took place in Greenore Golf Club. Thankfully the rain at the beginning and the strong winds didn't dampen the spirits of the 20+ teams who participated on the day. Daniel and PIPS Hope and Support take this opportunity to thank the following individuals and businesses, main sponsors; Toals Bookmakers, Lily Bain Bathrooms & Tiles, R Kings Competitions, Daniel Mallon Funeral Director and First Tr
Would you take on Donard to mark world suicide prevention day and raise funds and awareness for your local suicide prevention charity? PIPS Hope and Support have teamed up with Mid-Ulster Mountaineers to deliver a trek up Slieve Donard on Sunday 13th September to mark world suicide prevention day taking place on September 10th. Leaving Donard Car Park, Newcastle at 9:00am, with the views of Slieve Donard, this initiative is certainly one that you should get involved with. You will also b
Kingspan, the global leader in water and energy solutions has made a significant donation to PIPS Hope & Support, presenting them with a cheque for an incredible £2,959.41 on July 22nd, 2020. Employees from Kingspan Water & Energy chose PIPS Hope & Support as one of their Charities of the Year for 2018/19 and organised a number of events over the course to raise money for the suicide prevention charity and others. Speaking at the cheque presentation, Kingspan’s service
PIPS Hope and Support were delighted to welcome Julie and Gladys Thompson to the offices this morning (31/08/2020) were they presented our charity with a fantastic donation of £615.00 The monies raised were from Julie's recent Facebook Birthday Fundraiser and Colour Run she held to support the services we deliver. Julie would like to thank each and everyone who donated to her initiatives. PIPS Hope and Support wish to thank Julie for her determination and acheivement in r
Portadown woman, Linda Abernethy recently completed a sponsored walking challenge from Portadown to her place of work in Gilford and back to raise awareness and funds for suicide prevention charity PIPS Hope and Support. After completing her first 5K, Linda decided she aspired to do her bit for charity during the covid-19 outbreak as many fundraising activities had been cancelled and asked her friends and family to donate to her walk which took place on April 17th, 2020. On Wednesday 22n