Hickey’s Pharmacy announce Aware as Charity Partner
Through the charity partnership with Aware, Hickey’s Pharmacy aim to support the programmes and services Aware deliver and promote positive mental health to local communities.
Hickey’s Pharmacy play an integral role in the communities they serve, working alongside GP’s and other healthcare professionals. Hickey’s Pharmacy have worked with local communities for over 20 years and recognise the opportunity for its pharmacy network of 33 stores and over 300 employees to assist in raising awareness of the support and education programmes run by Aware.
In addition to Aware collection boxes in the 33 Hickey’s Pharmacy branches, the partnership will support a new programme developed by Aware. This new education programme is specifically aimed at relatives of, or individuals who care about, someone who is experiencing depression or bipolar disorder.
Commenting on the new partnership, Paddy Hickey, Managing Director of Hickey’s Pharmacy commented, “We’re very proud to partner with Aware who do such important work for communities in Ireland. We ourselves are very passionate about the role we play in serving local communities and acknowledge the invaluable support and advice Aware provide.”
Dominic Layden, Chief Executive Officer at Aware said: “We are delighted that Hickey’s Pharmacy has chosen Aware as their charity partner for 2017/2018. Their generous support will allow us to further extend the Relatives & Friends programme to communities nationwide, and contribute towards other support, education and information services. Essential services that have a profound impact on families throughout Ireland and make a real difference in the lives of all those affected by depression and bipolar disorder.”
Photo: Drew Flood (Business Development Executive, Aware), Paddy Hickey (CEO, Hickeys Pharmacy), Rebecca Mulligan (Marketing Manager, Hickeys Pharmacy), Stephen Butterly (Head of Operations, Hickeys Pharmacy) & Dominic Layden (CEO, Aware).