Lidl Ireland Raises €300,000 For Youth Mental Health Charity

By Donna Ahern
Lidl Ireland Raises €300,000 For Youth Mental Health Charity

Lidl Ireland has announced that it has raised over €300,000 has been raised for youth mental health charity Jigsaw through initiatives and fundraisers in 2019.

Donations to Jigsaw, the National Centre for Youth Mental Health peaked in 2019, with €314,301.26 being raised for the charity through a range of local and national fundraisers including Superhero Saturday, Lidl’s Got Talent, Jump for Jigsaw and The Bakery and national initiatives such as One Good School and One Good Club, the discount retailer said.

"The Lidl staff have really got behind what we are trying to do, from fundraising, to talking with customers, to promoting and advocating our work and much more, they have, again and again, gone above and beyond," said Mike Mansfield, Jigsaw – the National Centre for Youth Mental Health.

"What is 100% clear is that community and giving back are central to the Lidl team and at Jigsaw we are hugely grateful.”

The news comes as Lidl launched its 2019 Impact Report, detailing the positive economic and social impact that the company has made within the communities it serves throughout Ireland.

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