BOOK A THERAPY WITH MAIDSTONE AND MEDWAY COUNSELLING SERVICE AND FEEL GOOD TWICE
January 25, 2013
– For Immediate Release –
Maidstone and Medway Counselling Service is proud to support Samaritans’ Feel Good Friday, on Friday 1st February by contributing a proportion of fees for treatment to charity. WebHealer is supporting Samaritans for the second year in a row, encouraging and helping therapists throughout the UK to take part in the fundraising day.
For every treatment carried out a proportion of fees will be donated to Samaritans. More information is available at www.maidstonecounselling.co.uk. Maidstone and Medway Counselling Service is also listed on the WebHealer Feel Good Friday therapy map www.webhealer.net/feel-good-friday which is very easy to find on Google by searching “Feel Good Friday”.
Steve Sharkey of Maidstone and Medway Counselling Service said: “This is all about raising money for Samaritans, and I am proud to be part of it. It is really important that Samaritans vital service continues to be available 24 hours a day. On "Feel Good Friday" (February 1st) I will be donating £1 to Samaritans for every session I provide and £5 for every new client that attends an initial assessment session. Maidstone and Medway Counselling. Maidstone, Kent." Look after yourself by making a booking, and you can feel good twice as you will also be helping Samaritans.
Why Feel Good Friday?
- Every year, Samaritans answers 5 million calls for support from people across the UK and Ireland
- Samaritans’ 20,665 volunteers are available 24 hours a day, 365 days to help people struggling to cope.
- The charity needs £10 million a year to run their life-saving service
- £3.83 pays for one call to be answered by a Samaritan
- £100 allows the charity to recruit 5 new volunteers
- £1,000 keeps Samaritans’ service running for 12 hours
- Feel Good Friday is sponsored by healthcare provider Simplyhealth
Samaritans’ Executive Director of Fundraising and Communications, Rachel Kirby Rider said: “Thank you to Maidstone and Medway Counselling Service who is helping make Feel Good Friday such a successful fundraiser. Samaritans receives a call for help every five seconds, and funds raised will help us answer more calls from people struggling to cope.”
To find out more about Samaritans’ Feel Good Friday visit www.feelgoodfriday.org or call 020 8394 8345.
For interviews or more information please contact Steve Sharkey at Maidstone and Medway Counselling Service. Telephone: 0800 756 6236. Email www.maidstonecounselling.co.uk/contactform. Website: www.maidstonecounselling.co.uk
Notes to editors
Business summary: Maidstone and Medway Counselling Service.
Extended description: Counsellor, based in Maidstone, near Tonbridge and Sevenoaks, Kent, offering Counselling for Anxiety, Depression, Bereavement, Self Harm, Stress, Anger Management.
Appointments offered at: Maidstone and Medway Counselling. Maidstone, Kent.
Areas of specialism: counselling maidstone, counselling tonbridge, counselling sevenoaks
Therapy map: Listed on the Feel Good Friday Therapy Map South East area, covering home counties, west as far as West Sussex and up to Norfolk.
Key dates and updates: Feel Good Friday 2013 takes place on February 1st. Maidstone and Medway Counselling Service joined this campaign on January 25, 2013. This is the first time participating in Feel Good Friday. For updates on this campaign, and how much is raised overall, see the WebHealer blog webhealer.tumblr.com.
URL for this press release: www.webhealer.net/press/1382-01/counselling/SE/feel-good-friday-2013