Articles tagged with: Fundraising

  • 01 December 2017
    AWARE Raffle 2017 Winners Announced

    AWARE Raffle 2017 Winners Announced

    We are pleased to announce the winners of AWARE's 2017 Raffle, which was held on Thursday 30 November. 1st Prize £2,000 - Bill Wolsey 056864 2nd Prize £500 - John Paul Henry 057702 3rd Prize - Two night stay in Hastings Group Hotel with B&B and an evening meal - Ann Gormley 079769....
  • 22 November 2017
    Shop, Save & Support Aware with Savoo

    Shop, Save & Support Aware with Savoo

    Support AWARE as you shop and search online with Savoo.co.uk in partnership with Bing.  Savoo will donate to AWARE every time you search and every time you purchase with the discounts provided by Savoo!  Simply signup at https://www.savoo.co.uk/#awareni .  Then use the Savoo page...
  • 21 November 2017
    AWARE has it covered with Abbey Bond Lovis!

    AWARE has it covered with Abbey Bond Lovis!

    AWARE has been announced as the nominated charity for Abbey Bond Lovis Insurance Brokers & Risk Advisors in 2018. AWARE is the leading depression charity for NI and works exclusively for people with depression and bipolar disorder. Funds raised will help AWARE continue to develop its...
  • 09 November 2017
    AWARE calls for volunteers this Christmas

    AWARE calls for volunteers this Christmas

    Could you spare 2 hours of your time this Christmas to help AWARE? AWARE are seeking passionate and enthusiastic volunteers to join them this December at a number of Christmas fundraising events across NI. These include street and store collections, and Christmas activity with a...
  • 24 October 2017
    AWARE takes centre stage as Belfast Waterfront and Ulster Hall’s first ever charity partner!

    AWARE takes centre stage as Belfast Waterfront and Ulster Hall’s first ever charity partner!

    AWARE has been announced as Belfast Waterfront and Ulster Hall’s first official nominated charity. AWARE is the leading depression charity for NI and works exclusively for people with depression and bipolar disorder. Funds raised will help AWARE continue to develop its services. ...
  • 06 February 2017
    “I didn’t speak up, and I didn’t seek help. That is my biggest regret.” These are the words of 19 year old Emma Norris who suffered from depression as a teenager.

    “I didn’t speak up, and I didn’t seek help. That is my biggest regret.” These are the words of 19 year old Emma Norris who suffered from depression as a teenager.

    To mark the beginning of Children’s Mental Health Week, Emma documented her own personal journey with depression and the effect it had on her education and personal life. Emma suffered from depression in her teens when she was a year 14 student at Aquinas School in Belfast. Her depression was...
  • 27 January 2017
    AWARE add lots of exciting new events to Fundraising calendar for 2017

    AWARE add lots of exciting new events to Fundraising calendar for 2017

    AWARE is delighted to announce the events programme for 2017 with new events such as zorbing in Lough Neagh and a Europa abseil added the list. As a charity, fundraising is vital in order to allow us to continue our services. Your support is so important to us. So why not take on one of these...
  • 04 January 2017
    125 swimmers brave the cold for the AWARE New Year Splash event

    125 swimmers brave the cold for the AWARE New Year Splash event

    More than 100 brave fundraisers made a splash in the chilly waters of Newcastle Beach to raise money and awareness for AWARE - the national depression charity for Northern Ireland. On Monday 2 January 2017, 125 people participated in the ‘AWARE New Year Splash’ and shook off the last of the...
  • 03 January 2017
    Beat the January blues with these helpful tips

    Beat the January blues with these helpful tips

    Christmas is over and so is the excitement that comes with it. The decorations are down and for many it’s time to go back to school or work. The January blues are usually a result of the cold, dark weather and the fact that we often overindulge in luxurious foods over Christmas which results in...
  • 12 December 2016
    Shine a light on mental wellbeing this Christmas

    Shine a light on mental wellbeing this Christmas

    Maxol and AWARE shine a light on mental health for young people with special Christmas Candle available at Maxol forecourts throughout Northern Ireland. The perfect Christmas stocking filler for just £4 The perfect stocking filler, the high quality, Irish-made candle is for sale at just...
  • 24 November 2016
    Vote for Emma Norris in the WalkNI Awards

    Vote for Emma Norris in the WalkNI Awards

    AWARE volunteer Emma Norris has always been open about her experience of depression. Earlier this year, Emma was too unwell to celebrate her 18th birthday and instead decided to mark the occasion with 18 of her friends by participating in the AWARE Mood Walk. Emma has been shortlisted...
  • 15 November 2016
    AWARE offer support to people with depression currently on waiting lists

    AWARE offer support to people with depression currently on waiting lists

    Today it emerged that the targets are not being met by Northern Ireland health trusts with regards to treatment for people with depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and anxiety. Recognising this is AWARE, Northern Ireland's national depression charity. AWARE offer services to...
  • 08 November 2016
    Splash your way into the New Year

    Splash your way into the New Year

    Splash your way into the New Year by taking part in the New Year Splash event on Newcastle Beach on Monday 2 January 2017. The splash event is an annual event organised by Northern Ireland’s national depression charity, AWARE with support from the Slieve Donard Resort and Spa. AWARE’s New...
  • 02 November 2016
    Leaving a gift in your will for AWARE

    Leaving a gift in your will for AWARE

    AWARE is part of ‘Will to Give,’ a group made up of Northern Ireland charities who have come together with the aim to promote gifts in wills to local charities working for local people. Over half of people in the UK have not made a will. Writing your will gives you the opportunity to leave a...
  • 10 October 2016
    FSU and AWARE Launch new initiative on World Mental Health Day

    FSU and AWARE Launch new initiative on World Mental Health Day

    The Financial Services Union is investing in the health of thousands of employees in the sector in a bid to promote positive mental wellbeing in the workplace. Today, on World Mental Health Day (October 10th), the Financial Services Union launched a two-year partnership with mental health...
  • 07 October 2016
    More and more people are being supported by AWARE

    More and more people are being supported by AWARE

    A charity that helps people with depression has today said that within the last year, they have delivered services to almost 30,000 people in Northern Ireland. AWARE was set up in 1996 to give support and advice to people with depression and has now expanded their services to deliver well-being...
  • 03 October 2016
    AWARE stamping out stigma with Omagh Mood Walk

    AWARE stamping out stigma with Omagh Mood Walk

    Hundreds of men, women and children took to the pathways of Omagh to help stamp out the stigma of mental illness and to raise money for AWARE a local charity working with people who suffer with depression and bi-polar. AWARE’s Mood Walk now in its second year took place on Sunday, October 2nd...
  • 28 September 2016
    Thank you to Eoghan Rua supporters for your #GAAmemories

    Thank you to Eoghan Rua supporters for your #GAAmemories

    We have been absolutely blown away by the support that has come from the Eoghan Rua text donate campaign that's taken social media by storm.  We want to say a massive thank you to everyone that has joined the campaign with their #GAAmemories and text to donate £2 to AWARE.  The...
  • 27 September 2016
    Donate your first plastic fiver to AWARE

    Donate your first plastic fiver to AWARE

    A social media campaign has kicked off to encourage people to donate the first plastic £5 note they receive to a nominated charity of choice. Started off by a man called John Thompson, the phenomenon has now gripped people across the UK with hundreds donating their £5 to charities and...
  • 22 September 2016
    We need you! Fundraising volunteers required.

    We need you! Fundraising volunteers required.

    AWARE require a number of fundraising volunteers for events that we have coming up over the next few months. If you can spare a few hours of your time to help AWARE at any of our events or street collections in Belfast or Derry/L'derry, please contact Teresa@aware-ni.org or call her on...

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