Jurys Inn backs Re­hab char­ity

Irish Independent - Business Week - - Front Page -

JURYS Inn is join­ing forces with dis­abil­ity char­ity The Re­hab Group which will be­come its cor­po­rate char­ity part­ner for the next two years.

As part of the part­ner­ship, the two will work to­gether with the aim of chang­ing at­ti­tudes to­wards dis­abil­ity and help­ing to en­sure that dis­abled peo­ple en­joy equal­ity and fair­ness.

As well as Jurys Inn hold­ing a num­ber of fund­ing-rais­ing events for the char­ity, the part­ner­ship will also fo­cus on rais­ing aware­ness of the bar­ri­ers dis­abled peo­ple face get­ting into and re­tain­ing ful­fill­ing em­ploy­ment, such as neg­a­tive at­ti­tudes to­wards dis­abil­ity in the work­place.

“We’re ex­tremely ex­cited to be start­ing this new part­ner­ship with The Re­hab Group,” said Jurys Inn MD Ja­son Carruthers.

“We’ve al­ways ad­mired the char­ity for the fan­tas­tic work that they do for peo­ple with a dis­abil­ity across Ire­land and we’re look­ing for­ward to a suc­cess­ful part­ner­ship.”

Re­bab Group CEO Mo Flynn com­mended Jurys for what she said was their “for­ward think­ing and in­no­va­tive im­i­ta­tive”.

“We very much look for­ward to work­ing with Jurys to high­light the on­go­ing dis­abil­ity em­ploy­ment gap in Ire­land and work­ing on in­no­va­tive em­ploy­a­bil­ity ini­tia­tives, while rais­ing vi­tal funds for our ser­vices,” Ms Flynn said.

“At Re­hab, we meet peo­ple where they are and get them to where they want to be, giv­ing ev­ery­one a chance to thrive, achieve and shine in their own way.”

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