Join the Giro D’Jigsaw Cycle for Kerry youth this September

Jigsaw Kerry

Donagh Hennebry, Jigsaw Kerry’s Youth and Community Engagement Worker is urging Kerry cyclists to support the three-day event.

Jigsaw, Ireland’s National Centre for Youth Mental Health, is looking for 60 brave cyclists to join in an epic Giro D’Jigsaw Cycle Tour this September.
This three day, eight stage, 470km charity cycle tour of Ireland is taking place from Friday 29th September to Sunday 1st October to raise vital funds to support young people with their mental health.

Atlantic to Irish Sea

Each cyclist will experience life like a cycle pro, starting their journey from the rugged coastline of the Wild Atlantic Way in Galway to the gorgeous coast of the Irish Sea along Ireland’s Ancient East and back again.

The challenge aims to raise over €50,000 to support Jigsaw’s work improving the lives of young people experiencing mental health difficulties.
At the launch of the event, two time Giro cyclist Gabriel Greally urged cyclists to support the venture:

Fun and Banter

“It’s a really fun experience for a leisure cyclist. Being able to do a cycle over a number of days, without having to worry about the logistics, means you can enjoy the cycle and all the fun and banter along the way. It’s a wonderful experience,” said Gabriel.
You can register your interest in taking part online at jigsaw.ie/giro, or by calling the Jigsaw Fundraising Team on 091 549 252.
There is a €50 registration fee, and participants are asked to raise a minimum of €750 to take part. Jigsaw will be there with you every step of the way, giving ideas and support to help you reach your fundraising target.

Youth Mental Health

Jigsaw is the national centre for youth Mental Health in Ireland. Its mission is to bring about significant change in how Ireland thinks about, responds to and supports young people’s mental health.
Our Jigsaw Services give young people a place they can visit free of charge and confidential support from trained mental health professionals. They are a safe and welcoming place, where young people can go for the support they need to develop good mental health.

Find Out More
We work closely with communities, providing training and workshops that help build confidence and understanding to support young people with their mental health.
To find out more about the organisation you can do so at: www. jigsaw.ie
For more information about the Giro D’Jigsaw, email: justin.mcdermott@jigsaw.ie or call Justin on 091 549 252 or 083 105 1576.

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