Community fundraising boost for Jigsaw Offaly

Damian Moran

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Damian Moran

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damian@offalyexpress.ie

Community fundraising boost for Jigsaw Offaly

Community spirit has been reigning supreme in Offaly in recent weeks.

Many organisations have been raising funds for Jigsaw Offaly through a variety of community initiatives such as raffles, fundraising draws and more.

Chancery Park Residents Association donated €500 to Jigsaw, presenting the cheque at the new Hub on 2 Cormac Street.

Pictured here are Chancery Park Residents Association members Marie Egan, Michael Harrington, Orla Fitzpatrick, Clodagh Harrington & Saoirse Sheerin presenting a cheque for €500 to Youth & Community Engagement Worker, Angela Ryan Whyte.

Transition Year students at St. Mary’s Secondary School, Edenderry also presented Jigsaw with a cheque for €100 this week, which they raised in their school.

Jigsaw Offaly is a Youth Mental Health service for 12-25 year olds living in Co. Offaly, where young people can avail of one-to-one support with a Clinical Support Worker.

Jigsaw Offaly is a confidential FREE service which has helped more than 1,200 young people since its inception in 2012. Support is available by appointment; contact Jigsaw at 057 9352871 for further details. Located in a bright new premises on 2 Cormac Street, directly across the street from the old Hub, the team look forward to helping young people from Offaly access support in times of need.