‘Walk in My Shoes’ is St. Patrick’s Mental Health Foundation’s leading awareness and fund-raising campaign.
Fronted by U2′s Adam Clayton, ‘Walk in My Shoes’ raises funds to provide vulnerable young adults in Ireland with mental health services, they otherwise could not afford. Funds raised are also directed to enhance the existing young adult services provided by St. Patrick’s Mental Health Services and into upholding the support and information line which is available to the public and manned by mental health professionals who can listen, support and offer advice to anyone, anywhere in Ireland.
The campaign, ‘Walk in My Shoes’ was established after a 16 year old service user in St. Patrick’s University Hospital said he wished his friends could put themselves in his shoes and gain a better understanding for mental health difficulties.
Get involved in our campaign by sharing our mental health information packs, challenging the stigma and fundraising. You can raise much needed funds by hosting a ‘funky shoe day’ at work, in your community or in your school/ college. Ask those taking part to wear shoes they normally wouldn’t wear- wellies to work, slippers to school or mismatched shoes for the day. Each person donates just €2.
Join Adam Clayton and help stamp out the stigma surrounding mental health difficulties while raising awareness for mental health and funds to put vulnerable young adults back on the road to recovery.
“There is hope for everyone, each and every person can be helped, can be made well again and can resume their ordinary lives.” Service User
Walk in My Shoes is a campaign of the St. Patrick’s Mental Health Foundation
Support ‘Walk in My Shoes’ here: http://www.walkinmyshoes.ie/get-involved/
Donate by Text
To donate text “Shoes” to 57802. €2 per text. €1.33 goes to Walk in My Shoes. Network charges vary. SP Phonovation limited. Helpline 0818217100.
Show your support by making an online donation today!