Community cycle and BBQ in Charlottetown says Enough is Enough
to mental illness during couple’s Cross-Canada cycle
Charlottetown, PEI – Cycling into Charlottetown as part of an 8,000km ride across
Canada for mental health, The Kelty Patrick Dennehy Foundation in partnership with the
Canadian Mental Health Association – Prince Edward Island Branch – asks residents to
join the conversation at a Celebratory Community BBQ at Confederation Landing
Park, Charlottetown on Saturday, August 3 from 12pm to 2pm. With music, speeches
from CMHA PEI and cyclists Ginny & Kerry Denneny, the BBQ provides an inspiring
place to say Enough is Enough to the stigma associated with mental illness and to find
out more about the disease.
Inspiring the event and sharing their personal stories are Ginny and Kerry Dennehy.
Having lost their son to suicide in 2001, they launched The Kelty Foundation in the
same year to raise awareness and funds for mental health. To date, they have raised
more than $5 million. Now, they do so for PEI: all proceeds stay within the province.
Residents can cycle with the Enough is Enough team’s final leg into Charlottetown,
meeting at Sporting Intentions at 11.30am before joining the cycle procession to welcome
WHO: The Enough is Enough Ride – Ginny and Kerry Dennehy
with the Canadian Mental Health Association – Prince Edward Island Branch
WHAT: A Celebratory Community BBQ
WHERE: Confederation Landing Park, Charlottetown
WHEN: Saturday, August 3, from 12pm to 2pm
About The Kelty Patrick Dennehy Foundation - www.thekeltyfoundation.org
In 2001 Kerry and Ginny Dennehy lost their 17-year-old son, Kelty, to suicide.
Determined to help others after their loss, Ginny and Kerry launched The Kelty Patrick
Dennehy Foundation, beginning the long journey of changing how Canada perceives the
disease of depression by funding and creating much-needed projects across the country.
To date, they have raised more than $5 million for projects.