The Results

Quiz Night and Raffle = €451

Fun Walk = €372

Cake Sale and Raffle = €863

Sponsorship Cards = €790

Total Raised = €2476

 

Raffle Winners

Quiz Night: Becky Mahon, David McNamara, Matthew Keane and Kate Coughlan.

Cake Sale: Geraldine Lernihan, Geraldine Downes and Martin Murray.

A Big Thank You to Everyone who donated, took part, made cakes and gave time!

Eimear

 

 

Eimear McNamara has volunteered, with www.nurtureafrica.ie, to travel to Uganda to help nurse the sick, she will be part of a group of approximately 30 people travelling to Africa on the 21st July 2017. The group will consist of 10-20 student nurses, with the rest of the group working in construction, they will all be living in accommodation together.

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Eimear has to pay €2,500 to cover all her expenses (apart from vaccinations) in order to travel, so she is having a fundraising weekend during the June Bank Holiday. Events undertaken included:

  • Quiz night in Daly's on Friday 2nd June
  • 5k Fun Run/Walk on Saturday 3rd June, starting out at 10.30am from Johnston's Centra - sponsor cards in Johnstons
  • Cake Sale in the Community Centre after the Saturday, 3rd and Sunday 4th June Masses

The events raised €2,476 for which Eimear wishes to heartly thank the community.

Eimear will be working in the townland of Nansana which has a population of approximately 79,000 people and is 6-7 miles northwest of Kampala. She will be working in the clinic from 8am to 1pm each day and in the afternoons (Monday to Friday) will be involved in events and workshops.

The website www.nurtureafrica.ie can provide more information about the charity behind Eimear's project.

We wish her well and look forward to hearing more about her experiences in Uganda.

 

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