Great to be invited up to Sacred Heart the kids really had a ball cheering on Sonic poor Mario never got the support that he thought.
Supporting Newington Housing with our characters helping with their walk.
Absolutely fantastic day with the amazing RAY team.
Good see some of the Old School Guys back from University and helping and great to have the new guys involved.
Our young leaders getting over their fears and abseiling down Belfast Castle
Sonic and Mario spreading smiles at Denby after schools the leaders also enjoyed some selection boxes as well.
When a young man makes an impression on our RAY team when they were raising money for selection boxes. He went and drew the Turtles so it was only right that the Turtles showed up to say thanks and also brought there friend Spiderman.
This week we have been in the Co-Op Oldpark road raising funds for our 1Box1Smile campaign great to see some of the new costumes that we have now got. We got to see first hand the smiles on the children's faces when they saw us. We are now looking forward to delivering all the selection boxes.
Our RAY team had to get up in the middle of the night well 7am it felt like it. We braved the good water to help and raise money for our future 1Box=1Smile campaign.
Over 200 young people from across North Belfast schools community are taking part.
Gary helping junior footballers creating club keyrings for their older family members.
Going camping at TAMHI we do a few things different.
Im a RAY Leader get me out of here was a huge success
Team building challenges
Hot sauce challenges
Our Leaders Lead
Great to bring our RAY volunteers to Emerald Park for a fun filled day.
We treated our RAY to a well deserved trip to LetsgoHydro they had a great time catching up with everyone.
Every summer we volunteer our at summer schemes to helping organise games and making sure they all have a good time. This year the weather has not been great but we don't let that hold us back.
A big thank you to all our sponsors and fundraisers that made this event possible we hope that you all enjoyed the evening with a few of RAY treated.
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United Legends arrive at Lansdowne Hotel for a meet and great that was organised by our RAY team.
Our RAY team taking the lead in organising the United meet and greet, a lot of hard work plaining to ensure everyone that attended every thing went smoothly. Great to see that even when they are stressed they push through and delivered an excellent event.
Our big day at Solitude bringing over United legends
Some photo's of the United players and our amazing fundraisers that participated in the event.
RAY helping with running the United Legends football match at Solitude
When the United Legends arrived in Belfast our RAY stepped up to the mark and helped the smooth running that day. For all the fans attending to watch the match.
We took our RAY youths to Queens University Belfast to watch a film The Victims’ Stories. The film interviews people that have suffered directly from the Northern Ireland troubles and oppose the Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill. It was very educational and sad to watch, after the film the Victims then took part in an open discussion on various topics that was highlighted in the film. A big Thank You to Raymond McCord and Queens University Belfast for having us.
Easter 🐣 1Egg=1Smile campaign
Giving out over 800 Easter eggs, our guys out in Girdwood what a cracking day lots of happy faces.
Our Ray out at Prison Island a nice treat after all their hard work delivering over 1000 selection boxes to the public creating over 1000 smiles, they should all be very proud of themselves as we are.
RAY Prize giving night
Big congratulations to Ellen McNamara winning RAY Leader of the Year.
Orla Vernon won most improved Leader of the year.
Well done for all your hard work this year.
Raising Awareness of mental health
Our RAY where out at a stall engaging with the public and raising awareness of mental health through flyers and conversation.
The highlight of Christmas to some of our young leaders we really do enjoy seeing peoples faces light up when we hand them a selection box.
Abseiling of Belfast Castle at night (lucky none are a scared of the dark) we will not take about the height. What a great experience 400ft above sea level no better view of Belfast. Not only did they abseil down they also supported our friends from Regent house who also took part and raised money for TAMHI.
After collecting all the money now is the time that we get everything organised for the 1Box=1Smile campaign.
RAY working hard raising the all-important money to pay for the selection boxes that will be handed out in the next few weeks. Some chefs of the future cooking some tasty treats to raise extra money for our 1box=1smile campaign.
Cross border trip to Donegal where are amazing young leaders delivered and trained over 20 youths from Donegal and Letterkenny area in our Mental Wealth Games, a big thank you to co-operation Ireland for looking after us all. The residential we had a blast.
Preparing for Donegal trip
Preparing for the upcoming trip away and making sure all our training is on point.
Out delivering over 1000 Easter eggs around the North Belfast area great to see all the smiles from the people receiving them.
1Egg=1Smile campaign Prep
Working as a team organising and planning to deliver all our Easter eggs to the public.
Our Ray out at Prison Island a nice treat after all their hard work delivering over 2000 selection boxes to the public creating over 2000 smiles, hope you all had a great time.
Our very own Daniel Shaw letting us know how he found his first year in RAY.
In Derry/LDerry delivering a session for wellbeing ambassadors of St Aidens Comprehensive School our Youths stepping up and teaching our games.
A Big Thank You to Cliftonville Golf Club for hosting our first ever TAMHI Golf Charity Day. We had a great time and the feedback was fantastic from all involved. We could not have done this without the help and support from sponsors from the holes right through to donating golf four balls as prizes.
Feed back from what the press said about our “HAVE AN EGGCELLANT DAY” were RAY delivered 1000 Easter chocolate egg with the slogan 1 egg = 1 smile
We have just completed our 2021 TAMHI Colour Run thanks to the volunteering support of our RAY team. With Covid 19 we had to do a few things differently this year but will a great team behind us the result is always the same Smiles all round. This event was organised by RAY with help from our Youth Coordinator Mickey making sure that the youths never took there eye of the boil and if so he was able to step in and make the event run smoothly.