Community Events Roundup

BITCI News - Apr 28, 2014

National Volunteering Week 2014


National Volunteering Week which runs from the 12th to the 18th May is the one week of the year when we encourage everyone to give volunteering a try. When it comes to volunteering, everyone has something to give and so much to gain from getting involved. For more information visit:



Green Ribbon campaign -Let’s get Ireland talking about mental health this May.

greenribbonSee Change, the National Stigma Reduction Partnership and its 90 partners organisations are rolling out a major month-long national campaign to get people talking openly about mental health problems in May 2014.  Pick up your Green Ribbon at one of the various community events on the national Green Ribbon calendar and at major Irish Rail stations and at every Citizen’s Information Centre and MABS office nationwide. See

Interested in organising a Green Ribbon event or initiative for your workplace? Organise Green Ribbons and promotional materials for your workplace with this order form for workplaces

Join in on Friday May 16th National Time to Talk Day: Take part in National Time to Talk Day on Friday May 16th by simply making the time and space for conversation about mental health with your colleagues.