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Samaritans in Galway are launching a major volunteer recruitment campaign to encourage people to get involved with the charity to give something back to the local community and help change people’s lives.
Samaritans volunteers in Galway will be among those on hand for a staggering 12,500 hours over the festive season to listen to anyone having a tough time.
A Kinvara based organisation which promotes positive mental health and suicide prevention will be launched on Sunday in the village. Everyone over the age of 14 is welcome to attend.
3Ts and Athlone Institute of Technology’s Students Union joined forces with their suicide prevention and positive mental health initiative - ‘Share the Load’ - which was held on the Athlone campus recently.
Two open sessions which aim to attract new volunteers for the Galway Samaritans will be held in the Galway Bay Hotel on Wednesday September 6 from 8pm to 10pm and Saturday September 9 from 11am to 1pm.
Lifes2good, an Irish health and beauty company headquartered in Galway, teamed up with local charity Galway SAMARITANS last year in an attempt to raise much needed funds and awareness for the charity. Galway SAMARITANS are currently undertaking a refurbishment of their Nun’s Island location which had greatly deteriorated over the past number of years.
Open sessions for people who wish to volunteer for the Samaritans will be held in the Harbour Hotel on this Saturday and next Tuesday.
Galway Samaritans answered 47,219 calls for help in the last 12 months, with most of these calls received out of hours when other support is not available.
A total of 32,786 calls were answered by the Athlone Midlands Samaritans in the past 12 months.