Articles tagged with: Fundraising


    24 March 2020

    AWARE's top five home-schooling tips

    Is this your first week home-schooling the little ones? We know this can cause feelings of uncertainty and may put a strain on your mental health, so we want to give you our top five tips on home-schooling... 1. Don’t Stress It’s easier said than done but this is so important, especially,...

    09 March 2020
    And So I Watch You From Afar & Friends present.... OK? 

    And So I Watch You From Afar & Friends present.... OK? 

    A group of friends and colleagues across the local creative scene are holding a music and arts festival in support of mental health awareness and suicide prevention. To celebrate community and to encourage asking the question… Are you ok? Raising money for Aware, PIPS, and Help Musicians....

    25 February 2020
    LIVE at the Lyric Sunday 22nd March

    LIVE at the Lyric Sunday 22nd March

    Fancy a night of all things comedy? Live at the Lyric is returning on Sunday 22nd March for an evening of stand-up comedy, with all proceeds going to AWARE!  Hosted by Ian Thompson, the night will feature some of the best up and coming local talent in Northern Ireland including Robbie...

    24 February 2020
    Fairhill Launches Employee Wellbeing Initiative with support from AWARE

    Fairhill Launches Employee Wellbeing Initiative with support from AWARE

    FAIRHILL Shopping Centre in Ballymena has launched a new Employee Wellbeing Initiative, promoting positive mental health to all traders and employees within the centre. With an increasing focus being placed on overall wellbeing, Fairhill is setting the standards in employee welfare, with a...

    07 February 2020
    The Importance of Investing in Children and Young People's Mental Health

    The Importance of Investing in Children and Young People's Mental Health

    As Children's Mental Health Week comes to an end, we hope you have enjoyed our ‘Take 5’ health and wellbeing tips for young people. We finish this week with a sobering reminder of why it is so important that we invest in the mental health of children and young people. In the first three...

    23 September 2019
    AWARE to take part of Bangor Cares week 23-29 September 2019

    AWARE to take part of Bangor Cares week 23-29 September 2019

    AWARE is thrilled to be taking part of Bangor Cares week for healthy heads, heart and community.  AWARE is hosting a public talk, as part of this weeks events, on Wednesday 25th at 6.30pm in the Aurora Leisure Complex on 'Let's talk about depression and your mental health. It is free to...

    23 July 2019
    Shoppers to help deliver Tesco Centenary Fund

    Shoppers to help deliver Tesco Centenary Fund

    Shoppers to help deliver Tesco Centenary Fund Tesco customers in Northern Ireland are being invited to cast their votes to help community projects bag up to £50,000 this summer. The supermarket is marking its Centenary with not one, but two £100,000 community grant funds in Northern...

    08 July 2019
    Meet the Dromore man running through every county in Ireland for AWARE

    Meet the Dromore man running through every county in Ireland for AWARE

    Shane McMahon (32) from Dromore in Co Tyrone is celebrating his 32nd birthday by running through the 32 counties of Ireland raising money for AWARE and Aware in the South of Ireland. Shane was aware of a number of suicides in the area where he lives and decided that he wanted to do something for...

    18 June 2019
    AWARE wins Fundraising Team of the Year

    AWARE wins Fundraising Team of the Year

    Congratulations to the AWARE Fundraising Team who won Fundraising Team of the Year at the Institute of Fundraising Awards on Thursday 6 June 2019. The Fundraising Team has worked incredibly hard despite challenging situations and whole-heartedly deserve this accolade. The team consists of 1...

    07 June 2019
    Ulster Bank staff supporting AWARE and Macmillan as part of One Week in June

    Ulster Bank staff supporting AWARE and Macmillan as part of One Week in June

    Ulster Bank staff from branches and head office are chalking up miles of steps for charities AWARE and Macmillan Cancer Support as part of the annual staff initiative, One Week in June. The charity campaign, now in its eighth year, is hoping to break through the £1 million mark of charity funds...

    21 May 2019
    Record-breaking donation to AWARE from The Bar of Northern Ireland!

    Record-breaking donation to AWARE from The Bar of Northern Ireland!

    We are so overwhelmed and thankful to the Bar for choosing AWARE as their charity partner this year and raising an incredible £82,500, the most they have ever raised before! This was an amazing way to mark Mental Health Awareness week for us and will help us a great deal in supporting those who...

    25 March 2019
    AWARE volunteer providing plenty of run-spiration by running five marathons in five months

    AWARE volunteer providing plenty of run-spiration by running five marathons in five months

    If you need some run-spiration, then look no further than AWARE volunteer, Yasmin Brown. Yasmin, who is originally from Lurgan but lives in Belfast, is running five marathons to raise money for AWARE - the Depression Charity for Northern Ireland. We spoke to Yasmin to find out why she is taking...

    28 February 2019
    Local Concert Featuring Special Guests Raises £10,000 for AWARE

    Local Concert Featuring Special Guests Raises £10,000 for AWARE

    The Pro Bono Choir composed of barristers and solicitors holds a fundraising concert each year, but their most recent has broken the mould for many reasons.  This week two local charities, AWARE and The Welcome Organisation have been presented with £20,000 which embodies the largest funds...

    26 February 2019
    Maxol raises £23,000 for AWARE

    Maxol raises £23,000 for AWARE

    Maxol, Northern Ireland’s leading family-owned forecourt and convenience retailer, is delighted to announce that with the help of staff and customers, they raised £23,000 in Northern Ireland for charity partner, AWARE. Brian Donaldson, Chief Executive Officer at Maxol, said: “We’re...

    28 January 2019
    Belfast Castle Abseil for AWARE

    Belfast Castle Abseil for AWARE

    AWARE is giving you the opportunity to abseil from Belfast Castle on Sunday 14 April 2019. Take your opportunity to abseil this beautiful building whilst taking in the fantastic views of Belfast and the County Down coast line. Click here for more information       ...

    21 January 2019
    Radius Housing brighten up Blue Monday with AWARE

    Radius Housing brighten up Blue Monday with AWARE

    Today, (Monday 21 January) is known as Blue Monday, thought to be the most depressing day of the year. An iconic day then for Radius Housing to announce AWARE as their new charity partner for 2019/20. Radius Housing is set for an action-packed schedule of fundraising on behalf of new charity...

    17 January 2019
    Join the Derry Fundraising Group

    Join the Derry Fundraising Group

    The Fundraising Group for Derry/Londonderry will be having their first meeting of the year on Monday 21 January and are inviting new members to come along. If you would be interested in joining the group and helping to organise and plan fundraising events in the city for the year ahead then...

    14 January 2019
    Beat the January blues with three helpful tips from AWARE

    Beat the January blues with three helpful tips from AWARE

    Christmas is over and so is the excitement that comes with it. The decorations are down and we are back to school or work. It is cold, dark and miserable outside, the cost of Christmas is mounting, and many of us have spent the last few weeks overindulging in luxurious foods which can make us...

    13 November 2018
    First Stop Solution NI ‘insure’ plenty of support for AWARE

    First Stop Solution NI ‘insure’ plenty of support for AWARE

    Portadown based financial services business, First Stop Solution NI has chosen Northern Ireland Depression Charity, AWARE as their new corporate charity partner.   Jim Smyth, Director of First Stop Solution NI said, “First Stop Solution NI is a family run, financial services...

    09 January 2018
    Brighten Up Blue Monday!

    Brighten Up Blue Monday!

    Blue Monday is the term given to what has been claimed to be the most depressing day of the year. It usually falls on the third Monday of January, which is 15 January this year. Bad weather, debt levels, lower motivation and failing new year resolutions are some of the reasons suggested for...