A&L Goodbody’s Belfast office raises over £16,000 for Inspire

A&L Goodbody's Belfast office raises over £16,000 for Inspire

Pictured (left–right): Michael Neill, head of A&L Goodbody's Belfast office; Danielle Sheridan, fundraising manager at Inspire; Kerry Anthony, chief executive at Inspire; and Sorcha Brady, solicitor at A&L Goodbody.

A&L Goodbody’s Belfast office has raised over £16,000 for social enterprise and wellbeing charity Inspire over a three-year partnership which has just concluded.

The corporate law firm paid tribute to the “hugely beneficial and inspiring” partnership, which also saw ALG’s 140-strong team in Belfast volunteer and provide pro bono legal advice to support Inspire’s work in delivering mental health, learning/intellectual disability, autism, addiction and workplace wellbeing services.

Michael Neill, head of office at ALG in Belfast, said: “We are exceptionally proud of our partnership with Inspire and what we have achieved, together, over the past three years. Our team really bought into the partnership and, using their time and skills, have championed the crucial work carried out by Inspire in mental health and workplace wellbeing.

“We have had the privilege of witnessing first-hand the tremendous impact Inspire’s initiatives have, not only within our own workplace, but within local communities right across Northern Ireland — particularly during the pandemic.

“At ALG, we recognise the importance of promoting and supporting mental health and wellbeing at work and have learned a so much from Inspire that we will continue to take forward in our firm in the coming years. The partnership has been hugely beneficial and inspiring.”

Kerry Anthony, chief executive of Inspire, said: “On behalf of everyone who uses our services we are extremely grateful to the team at ALG for supporting the work of Inspire over the last three years helping to raise vital funds and awareness of mental health.

“We work together with people living with mental ill health, addiction, intellectual disability and autism to ensure they live with dignity and realise their full potential. Our work would not be possible without the support of corporate partners such as ALG.’”

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