Mindspace Mayo have announced that the charity game between Mayo and Sligo during the pre season campaign for the inter county football season has raised €15,000 for the charity.
The game was played in January at James Stephens Park in Ballina.
Mayo GAA posted a press release today on the the announcement, andf the positive impact on the partnership for young people:
“Sport offers a great platform to connect and support others on and off the field and it is important to make mental health part of everyday conservation. The partnership between Mayo GAA and Mindspace over the last three years has raised awareness and it has started the conversation for many,” commented Seamus Tuohy.
Mindspace Project Manager Peadar Gardiner thanked Mayo GAA for their generous donation and all those Mayo and Sligo supporters who turned out on the day for their generosity:
“We’re humbled to see the generosity of our charity partner Mayo GAA and the GAA community, who were so supportive of u sin the charity game back in January. We cannot thank you enough for your kindness.”