Annual Gala Ball
The Annual Gala Ball took place on Saturday 18th May and raised an amazing £7,245.
Action for Brain Injury Week
Action for Brain Injury this year was May 13th-19th. Headway Belfast hosted a number of events to mark this week and to raise awareness of Aquired Brain Injury.
Mount Kilimanjaro Challenge
In October of this year Michael Heaney from Donaghdee will take on the ultimate challenge of climbing the world's highest freestanding mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro. Michael will do this to help raise funds for Headway Belfast's vital services.
Exhibtion by Stephen Gill
Community Outreach Service user Stephen Gill has opened his own exhibition ("Around the Allotments") at the Arts and Disability Forum, Royal Avenue Belfast.
New Staff at Headway
Headway Belfast recently recruited new staff members to their team. Lorraine Ni Bhriain (Music Therapist) and Keelin White (Counsellor) commenced their positions in November and will be developing the Music Therapy Service and Counselling service respectively. Eoin Treanor (Fundraising Officer) commenced his position in December 2012 and will be co-ordinating the charity's fundraising activities.
Find out a little more about our new staff members and what they like to get up to outside work!
Younger Person's Network
We are now taking referrals for our Younger Person's Network which will commence in April 2013, helping to rebuild lives of young people aged 16-20 after Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
A work of heart
Our service users put their 'Art' and soul into their work and between the groups they've created a collection of art work under the theme 'Faces and Places'. Check out their online exhibtion here. All pieces are available to purchase at Headway and cost £20 each.
Sainsbury's Charity of the Year
We’re delighted to announce that we have been chosen as Sainsbury’s Forestside’s Charity of the Year. This means that Sainsbury’s Forestside will work with us by providing fundraising opportunities such as bag packs, collection boxes and supporting other events throughout the year. In return, we will work with staff in Sainsbury’s by providing training and information on understanding brain injury. A big thank you to everyone who nominated us.