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Welcome to the Zachary Geddis Break The Silence Trust (ZGBTST)

 

 

 

 

 

‘The ZGBTST aims to bring more awareness to the community of Northern Ireland surrounding the topic of Mental Health and decrease the stigma surrounding Suicide.’

 

 

 

 

-Established in October 2017-

Dedicated to being the on-going voice of Zachary Geddis, who suffered with mental health issues from the age of 16, to be the voice of those suffering in silence, to help those who believe they can no longer be helped.

In the words of Zachary Geddis: ‘You are all Superstars’

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13 hours ago

Zachary Geddis Break the Silence Trust

Less than one week until Terry sets off on his 1200 mile cycle, lighting up Northern Ireland as he goes!

If you know anyone who wishes to collect a candle from him, particularly towards the boarder can you please tag them below so we can achieve our aim #keepthelightonNI.

Look out for us in all major newspapers this week and radio stations promoting our cause! Its been heartwarming and we are eternally grateful for all the love and support we continue to have!

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#endthestigma
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#foreverremembered** Cycle For Suicide 2019 **

Terry will be cycling the towns and villages of Northern Ireland to remember all those who have lost their lives to Suicide and for the family members left behind and for those suffering with Mental Health issues.

We are looking for volunteers in each town to meet Terry and pass a candle along to keep the light on in memory of our loved ones. This candle can be brought to a shop, a home, community centre, school or anywhere else that anyone wishes to place it. You can then take a photo of it and use the hashtag #keepthelightonNI

The route and days are as follows, if you would like to get involved please contact us through any of the points of contact on the poster.

Please LIKE AND SHARE to promote our fundrasier.

You can donate via the link below:

www.gofundme.com/cycle-for-suicide-11-days-1200-miles

Day 1 - Monday 24th June

Coleraine
Portstewart
Portrush
Bushmills
Ballycastle
Cushendun
Cushendall
Carnlough
Larne
Carrickfergus
Newtownabbey
Belfast

Day 2 - Tuesday 25th June

Holywood
Bangor
Donaghdee
Millise
Ballywater
Portavogie
Coughey
Kircubbin
Greyabbey
Newtownards
Comber
Downpatrick

Day 3 - Wednesday 26th June

Newcastle
Kilkeel
Greencastle
Warrenpoint
Newry
Banbridge
Dromore
Balnahinch
Lisburn

Day 4 - Thursday 27th June

Carryduff
Dunmurray
Muckamore
Antrim
Ballyclare
Randlestown
Ballymena
Dunloy
Ballymoney

Day 5 - Friday 28th June

Garvagh
Swatragh
Maghera
Tobermore
Magherafelt
Cookstown
Coalisland
Dungannon
Moy
Portadown
Lurgan
Craigavon
Drumgor
Tullygally
Moyraverty
Bleary
Blackskull
Dromore

Day 6 - Saturday 29th June

Gilford
Armagh
Caledon
Ballygawley
Augher
Clogher
Fivemiletown
lesbellaw
Maguiresbridge
Lisnaskea
Derrylin
Enniskillen

Day 7 - Sunday 30th June

Irvinstown
Dromore
Omagh
Newtownstewart
Sion Mills
Strabane
Donamannagh
Feeny
Claudy
Dungiven
Limavady

Day 8 - Tuesday 2nd July

Eglinton
Derry
Newbuildings
Castlederg
Clonelly
Letterkeen
Leggs
Bellek
Tullyrossmearnan
Holywell
Mullan

Day 9 - Wednesday 3rd July

Lisnaskea
Newtownbutler
Eshnadarragh
Aughnacloy
Middleown
Keady
Crossmaglen
Forkhill

Day 10 - Thursday 4th July

Meigh
Camlough
Bessbrook
Markethill
Newtownhalminton
Tangragee
Loughgall
Moira
Stewartstown

Day 11 - Friday 5th July

Ardboe
Coagh
Moneymore
Ballyronan
Desertmartin
Draperstown
Tobermore
Gulladuff
Portglenone
Kilrea
Coleraine

If you wish to request a fuller schedule, please email yasmin@zacharygeddisbreakthesilencetrust.org

Thanks everyone for your continuous support.
#keepthelightonNI
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1 week ago

Zachary Geddis Break the Silence Trust

In two weeks time Terry Geddis Zachary's Dad will be taking to the saddle for the 2nd time in two years - this time battling over 100 towns in 11 days covering an amazing 1200 miles!

Each push of the pedal will be in memory of those who have fallen victim to suicide in Northern Ireland throughout the years.

Since March 17th 2017 there has been a candle burning in our house in memory of Zachary - for 11 days - Terry will cycle with a candle lit with him to represent his son and those lost.

In each town he will be leaving a candle in mark of where he has visited and the people within that town who are to be remembered. This candle will burn for the remainder of his journey.

In just two weeks - the whole of Northern Ireland will be lit up for those who have lost their battle. Together we can remember them in a huge way!

If you would like to cycle a portion of the distance with Terry, be a candle collector or simply donate - you can get in touch with the page for more details.

www.gofundme.com/cycle-for-suicide-11-days-1200-miles

#keepthelightonNI

Please LIKE and SHARE.** Cycle For Suicide 2019 **

Terry will be cycling the towns and villages of Northern Ireland to remember all those who have lost their lives to Suicide and for the family members left behind and for those suffering with Mental Health issues.

We are looking for volunteers in each town to meet Terry and pass a candle along to keep the light on in memory of our loved ones. This candle can be brought to a shop, a home, community centre, school or anywhere else that anyone wishes to place it. You can then take a photo of it and use the hashtag #keepthelightonNI

The route and days are as follows, if you would like to get involved please contact us through any of the points of contact on the poster.

Please LIKE AND SHARE to promote our fundrasier.

You can donate via the link below:

www.gofundme.com/cycle-for-suicide-11-days-1200-miles

Day 1 - Monday 24th June

Coleraine
Portstewart
Portrush
Bushmills
Ballycastle
Cushendun
Cushendall
Carnlough
Larne
Carrickfergus
Newtownabbey
Belfast

Day 2 - Tuesday 25th June

Holywood
Bangor
Donaghdee
Millise
Ballywater
Portavogie
Coughey
Kircubbin
Greyabbey
Newtownards
Comber
Downpatrick

Day 3 - Wednesday 26th June

Newcastle
Kilkeel
Greencastle
Warrenpoint
Newry
Banbridge
Dromore
Balnahinch
Lisburn

Day 4 - Thursday 27th June

Carryduff
Dunmurray
Muckamore
Antrim
Ballyclare
Randlestown
Ballymena
Dunloy
Ballymoney

Day 5 - Friday 28th June

Garvagh
Swatragh
Maghera
Tobermore
Magherafelt
Cookstown
Coalisland
Dungannon
Moy
Portadown
Lurgan
Craigavon
Drumgor
Tullygally
Moyraverty
Bleary
Blackskull
Dromore

Day 6 - Saturday 29th June

Gilford
Armagh
Caledon
Ballygawley
Augher
Clogher
Fivemiletown
lesbellaw
Maguiresbridge
Lisnaskea
Derrylin
Enniskillen

Day 7 - Sunday 30th June

Irvinstown
Dromore
Omagh
Newtownstewart
Sion Mills
Strabane
Donamannagh
Feeny
Claudy
Dungiven
Limavady

Day 8 - Tuesday 2nd July

Eglinton
Derry
Newbuildings
Castlederg
Clonelly
Letterkeen
Leggs
Bellek
Tullyrossmearnan
Holywell
Mullan

Day 9 - Wednesday 3rd July

Lisnaskea
Newtownbutler
Eshnadarragh
Aughnacloy
Middleown
Keady
Crossmaglen
Forkhill

Day 10 - Thursday 4th July

Meigh
Camlough
Bessbrook
Markethill
Newtownhalminton
Tangragee
Loughgall
Moira
Stewartstown

Day 11 - Friday 5th July

Ardboe
Coagh
Moneymore
Ballyronan
Desertmartin
Draperstown
Tobermore
Gulladuff
Portglenone
Kilrea
Coleraine

If you wish to request a fuller schedule, please email yasmin@zacharygeddisbreakthesilencetrust.org

Thanks everyone for your continuous support.
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** Art Bursary Winner **

Congratulations to the very talented Aoife Harvey who was selected as this years ZGBTST Art Bursary recipient.

Terry and David fully enjoyed seeing everyone’s work during the Art Exhibition and we are proud to announce Aoife as our winner.

Thanks to NWRC for always supporting us in keeping the Art Bursary as a standard yearly donation from the Trust.

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Thanks to the customers and staff at ASDA Coleraine on Saturday 1st June and also our helpers throughout the day - we raised a total of £264 for the Cycle for Suicide! ... See MoreSee Less

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