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JMK Solicitors & CRASH Services announce ‘Public Initiative for the Prevention of Suicide and Self-Harm’ as 2023 Charity Partner

By 16th February 2023August 10th, 2023News
JMK Solicitors, PIPS & CRASH Services Group photo. Jonathan McKeown, pictures with PIPS managers

(Pictured L-R) Helen Brogan – Fundraising Engagement Manager at PIPS Suicide Prevention Ireland, Jonathan McKeown, CEO at CRASH Services and Chairman of JMK Solicitors, Maurece Hutchinson, Managing Director of JMK Solicitors and Renee Quinn, Executive Director at PIPS Suicide Prevention Ireland.

JMK Solicitors, NI’s Number 1 personal injury solicitors and CRASH Services, Northern Ireland’s leading vehicle accident management company, have announced they will be supporting PIPS Suicide Prevention Ireland (PIPS Charity) as their chosen charity partner for 2023.

Jonathan McKeown, CEO at CRASH Services and Chairman of JMK Solicitors said “Each year, our staff nominate a charity that is close to their hearts. After two rounds of voting, our team felt it was important to concentrate our efforts on mental health awareness and to raise as much money as possible for this fantastic service. We are therefore delighted to announce that our new charity partner for 2023 is PIPS Suicide Prevention Ireland.

We are committed to raising much needed funds through a series of events planned throughout the year such as team members being sponsored to run the Belfast Marathon as well as other internal staff events. We look forward to the year ahead and doing what we can to help PIPS support individuals when they need their services most.”

Renee Quinn, Executive Director at PIPS Suicide Prevention Ireland, added: “PIPS Suicide Prevention Ireland Charity are thrilled to be selected by CRASH Services and JMK Solicitors as their charity partner for this year.

At PIPS Suicide Prevention Charity we provide expert, free, unlimited face to face counselling services to those families, friends and colleagues touched by suicide. We provide support right across all of N. Ireland through our hubs in Belfast, Derry~Londonderry and Enniskillen and we provided 15,057 sessions to clients during the last year.

PIPS Charity focuses on providing free counselling which is accessible for all, we provide a crisis walk-in service with no restrictions on the number of sessions for clients in need and this model helps us to make the biggest difference, ensuring no client’s future is limited. We support families with their emotional and psychological needs to ensure they have the skills, confidence and strength they need help during those dark times – which can be a lifeline for many.

That’s why we’re so pleased to announce our new charity partnership with CRASH and JMK Solicitors. Together, we have a shared vision to tackle the ever-increasing mental ill-health demand and with this new partnership it will us to continue saving lives.”

To find out more about PIPS Suicide Prevention Ireland and how you can avail of their services, or to help in their fundraising efforts visit https://pipscharity.com/

If you would like to donate to PIPS Suicide Prevention click here: https://gofund.me/295f95b2

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