Youth Service supports Mental Health Week

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Youth sleepover for Life Skills.

In an effort to raise funds in support of Mental Health Day, the Youth Service collaborated with Clubhouse Gibraltar for the second year running. 

The event was a great success, with two cake stalls and the Youth Service DJs providing a day of entertainment on stage.

In addition to the day event, the Youth Centre also participated in a ‘Big Sleep Out’ event inspired by UK charities ‘Shelter’ and ‘Framework’. A group of young people and workers were sponsored by friends and family to spend a night sleeping rough in John Mackintosh Square.

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As well as supporting Mental Health Awareness this formed part of their ‘Life Skills’ project, where they have been learning about poverty and homelessness. 

Earlier in the month and as part of the same project, the group also spent the morning of Ascension Thursday helping out in the kitchen at Nazareth House. 

All funds raised will be donated to Clubhouse Gibraltar and Nazareth House.

For more information on the Youth Service, visit www.youth.gi

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