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Walk from Darkness Into Light 01.05.19

HELP save lives by walking from Darkness Into Light on May 11, 2019. Event organisers, Pieta, are calling on as many people in Inishowen as possible to join them to help raise much need funding and awareness for the prevention of suicide and the promotion of positive mental health. Last year 1,209 people registered for the Buncrana and Carndonagh events and raised €26,111 to support vital services.
This year, on 11 May 2019, Scoil Mhuire, Buncrana and Spraoi agus Spórt Family Centre, Carndonagh will be the 04:15am starting points for the Darkness into Light 5k walks in Inishowen. To join these local events, go to www.darknessintolight.ie .
To join the Darkness into Light 5k walk in Buncrana or Carndonagh visit www.darknessintolight.ie .
The funds raised from Darkness into Light help to keep Pieta centers open, offering free therapy, education and bereavement counselling for people in need of support. In 2018, over 8,000 clients in Ireland were supported with face to face therapy by Pieta experts. By the end of this school year, Pieta will have reached out to over 7,500 Irish students with a free bespoke schools’ programme called the Resilience Academy.
Pieta operates a free 24-hour suicide helpline on 1800 247 247. Darkness Into Light is vital for their fundraising, for raising awareness and for bringing people together in a spirit of solidarity and comfort.
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