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#Charity

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Elderly and vulnerable reach out as helplines receive 8,000 calls for assistance
# Older People
# Older People

Elderly and vulnerable reach out as helplines receive 8,000 calls for assistance

Apr 7th 2020, 4:49 PM 7,313 Views 7 Comments

ALONE charity received 3,121 calls in four days.

Earls to raffle Ireland jersey from historic win over All Blacks for children's charity
# Helping Hand
From The42
# Helping Hand

Earls to raffle Ireland jersey from historic win over All Blacks for children's charity

Apr 1st 2020, 12:53 PM 4,448 Views 3 Comments

The Munster star is hoping to raise €15,000 for Barnardos Ireland.

Daff Man has a brand new suit - but you might not get to see it out and about for a while
# Daffodil Day
# Daffodil Day

Daff Man has a brand new suit - but you might not get to see it out and about for a while

Mar 27th 2020, 10:42 AM 13,334 Views 7 Comments

Daffodil Day is cancelled, but James Gilleran is hoping people will give what they can.

Depaul opening 100-bed cocooning unit for homeless people with underlying health conditions
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Depaul opening 100-bed cocooning unit for homeless people with underlying health conditions

Mar 27th 2020, 8:10 AM 31,914 Views 27 Comments

The service will be managed by Depaul and will be staffed by the HSE and other Section 39 organisations.

Barretstown charity launches online platform to support seriously ill children
# Charity
# Charity

Barretstown charity launches online platform to support seriously ill children

Mar 24th 2020, 2:53 PM 6,985 Views 0 Comments

The charity offers free camps and programmes for children and their families living with a serious illness.

Former Console CEO Paul Kelly found dead at Kildare home
# Clane
# Clane

Former Console CEO Paul Kelly found dead at Kildare home

Feb 11th 2020, 9:42 AM 96,048 Views 0 Comments

It’s believed gardaí are treating the death as a personal tragedy.

New domestic abuse refuge in Galway will allow mothers to bring their teenage sons with them
# Shelter
# Shelter

New domestic abuse refuge in Galway will allow mothers to bring their teenage sons with them

Jan 18th 2020, 11:00 AM 25,696 Views 35 Comments

Cope Galway said one women last year had to choose between staying in an abusive household with her sons or living in the refuge without them.

Christmas FM raises €412,000 for Barretstown children's charity
# Christmas Spirit
# Christmas Spirit

Christmas FM raises €412,000 for Barretstown children's charity

Jan 14th 2020, 4:51 PM 14,128 Views 12 Comments

The original goal of €250,000 was well surpassed.

'We're saving lives several times a week': Cork air ambulance risks being grounded after funding shortfall
# Charity
# Charity

'We're saving lives several times a week': Cork air ambulance risks being grounded after funding shortfall

Jan 3rd 2020, 3:30 PM 15,293 Views 28 Comments

Irish Community Rapid Response requires in the region of €400,000 to continue operating the air ambulance.

PHOTOS: These brave souls took to the sea for a New Year's Day swim
# Brrrrrr
# Brrrrrr

PHOTOS: These brave souls took to the sea for a New Year's Day swim

Jan 1st 2020, 4:04 PM 43,828 Views 18 Comments

Hundreds braved the cold to take their annual New Year’s Day plunge today.

Nearly 800 children contacted Childline on Christmas Day
# Childline
# Childline

Nearly 800 children contacted Childline on Christmas Day

Dec 26th 2019, 10:41 AM 28,585 Views 28 Comments

Volunteers with the charity answered 793 calls, online contacts and texts from children yesterday.

Varadkar says councils should help pay for property inspectors instead of 'investing in white-water rafting'
# Housing
# Housing

Varadkar says councils should help pay for property inspectors instead of 'investing in white-water rafting'

Updated Dec 10th 2019, 4:00 PM 21,921 Views 35 Comments

St Vincent De Paul has called for more support from the government to retrofit homes.

Poll: Will you be giving to charity this Christmas?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be giving to charity this Christmas?

Dec 9th 2019, 9:27 AM 24,467 Views 67 Comments

At this time of year fundraisers take to the streets to raise much-needed funds for a variety of causes.

Almost 17,000 people helped by Simon Communities last year - 26% more than in 2017
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Almost 17,000 people helped by Simon Communities last year - 26% more than in 2017

Dec 5th 2019, 6:00 AM 3,975 Views 6 Comments

That’s according to the charity’s annual report being launched today.

'Christmas can be a very lonely time of the year': People asked to look out for the elderly this winter
# ALONE
# ALONE

'Christmas can be a very lonely time of the year': People asked to look out for the elderly this winter

Dec 2nd 2019, 3:41 PM 8,168 Views 7 Comments

The advice comes as part of the Dublin City Council and Alone’s cold weather initiative.

There's been an increase in sexual assaults among teens, says Cari
# Children At Risk In Ireland
# Children At Risk In Ireland

There's been an increase in sexual assaults among teens, says Cari

Nov 21st 2019, 10:29 AM 9,749 Views 25 Comments

“Choking is a massive issue,” among teenagers, psychotherapist Stella O’Malley told RTÉ’s Today with SOR show.

'They played a blinder': Praise for volunteers who help young children during long hospital stays
# Children In Hospital
# Children In Hospital

'They played a blinder': Praise for volunteers who help young children during long hospital stays

Nov 17th 2019, 8:45 PM 15,992 Views 7 Comments

Children in Hospital Ireland is looking for people to host a coffee morning for the charity on Wednesday.

Trump ordered to pay two million dollars over charitable foundation 'misuse'
# Trump Foundation
# Trump Foundation

Trump ordered to pay two million dollars over charitable foundation 'misuse'

Nov 7th 2019, 9:48 PM 33,363 Views 65 Comments

The judge also approved an agreement to close the Trump Foundation and distribute the remaining funds to other charities.

'It’s terrifying rough sleeping. I stay up all night, lying in a doorway'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'It’s terrifying rough sleeping. I stay up all night, lying in a doorway'

Oct 24th 2019, 6:05 AM 14,822 Views 17 Comments

Merchants Quay Ireland is launching its 2018 annual report today.

100-bed homeless medical treatment and recovery facility in Dublin gets green light
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

100-bed homeless medical treatment and recovery facility in Dublin gets green light

Sep 26th 2019, 3:31 PM 14,734 Views 20 Comments

The announcement was made at the launch of the Dublin Simon Community 2018 annual report.

'I never dreamed we would reach a figure like this' - €2.5m raised by Pat Smullen's charity race
# Great Cause
From The42
# Great Cause

'I never dreamed we would reach a figure like this' - €2.5m raised by Pat Smullen's charity race

Sep 20th 2019, 2:11 PM 3,701 Views 8 Comments

An all-star cast featuring Tony McCoy, Ruby Walsh, Joseph O’Brien, and Paul Carberry were in action at the Curragh last weekend.

RNLI sees donation surge after being forced to defend its work saving lives overseas
# Life-saving Work
# Life-saving Work

RNLI sees donation surge after being forced to defend its work saving lives overseas

Sep 17th 2019, 12:19 PM 19,515 Views 32 Comments

The RNLI says less than 2% of annual expenditure is spent outside the UK and Ireland.

Group of bikers ride across Ireland donating equipment to neonatal units
# Miles For Smiles
# Miles For Smiles

Group of bikers ride across Ireland donating equipment to neonatal units

Sep 14th 2019, 10:30 AM 13,365 Views 12 Comments

The group has raised €55,000 to purchase equipment to donate and to sponsor a new room at Ronald McDonald House in Dublin.

'They told me I was getting a home ... it was real surreal'
# Focus Ireland
# Focus Ireland

'They told me I was getting a home ... it was real surreal'

Sep 5th 2019, 1:15 PM 16,065 Views 26 Comments

Focus Ireland launched its annual report for 2018 this morning.

Tributes paid following death of motor neurone disease campaigner Fr Tony Coote
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid following death of motor neurone disease campaigner Fr Tony Coote

Aug 29th 2019, 8:29 AM 31,699 Views 16 Comments

Fr Coote’s Walk While You Can campaign raised hundreds of thousands of euro for research.

'The kid who's helping others, is not the kid who's terrorising their neighbour'
# Volunteering
# Volunteering

'The kid who's helping others, is not the kid who's terrorising their neighbour'

Jul 10th 2019, 8:30 PM 12,986 Views 13 Comments

Should it be compulsory for young people to volunteer for a year? There are pros and cons.

'When you smell it and live it and see kids dying, it's very hard not to do something about it'
# Tribe Tale
From The42
# Tribe Tale

'When you smell it and live it and see kids dying, it's very hard not to do something about it'

Jun 16th 2019, 7:00 AM 25,458 Views 4 Comments

Former Galway dual star Alan Kerins shares the brilliant story of his remarkable work in Africa.

Dublin Fire Brigade called after donated clothes set alight outside charity shop
# Dublin
# Dublin

Dublin Fire Brigade called after donated clothes set alight outside charity shop

Jun 2nd 2019, 2:54 PM 28,502 Views 8 Comments

Last year, a number of charities advised people to drop off donations at their shops only during working hours.

Dundalk players and staff pledge to donate a day's wages to Temple Street
# Great Cause
From The42
# Great Cause

Dundalk players and staff pledge to donate a day's wages to Temple Street

May 27th 2019, 2:54 PM 4,770 Views 3 Comments

The SSE Airtricity League Premier Division champions announced the charitable initiative today.

Ireland's first charity-funded community air ambulance still awaiting approval to operate
# Ready And Waiting
# Ready And Waiting

Ireland's first charity-funded community air ambulance still awaiting approval to operate

Apr 24th 2019, 1:59 PM 16,924 Views 53 Comments

The charity is awaiting a formal announcement from the Minister for Health.

'A truly remarkable person': Tributes paid to Trócaire worker of 37 years Sally O'Neill
# RIP
# RIP

'A truly remarkable person': Tributes paid to Trócaire worker of 37 years Sally O'Neill

Apr 8th 2019, 5:19 PM 15,967 Views 6 Comments

Through the years, O’Neill worked primarily on Trócaire projects in Latin America.

'I owe this place my life': Inside Dublin's only charity offering free hot Sunday dinners to the homeless
# Merchants Quay
# Merchants Quay

'I owe this place my life': Inside Dublin's only charity offering free hot Sunday dinners to the homeless

Mar 31st 2019, 12:05 AM 20,462 Views 20 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a morning last week at Merchant’s Quay Ireland’s Sunday service.

Barnardos confirms redundancies amid financial concerns as it makes 'shift in strategic direction'
# Children's Charity
# Children's Charity

Barnardos confirms redundancies amid financial concerns as it makes 'shift in strategic direction'

Mar 19th 2019, 11:33 AM 18,753 Views 22 Comments

The children’s charity has said it was still coping with gaps in state in funding first introduced a decade ago.

'Action is needed now': New charity set up to fund gambling addiction services
# Addiction
# Addiction

'Action is needed now': New charity set up to fund gambling addiction services

Mar 18th 2019, 12:02 PM 10,615 Views 21 Comments

The trust receives funding from the gambling industry and will be run by a board which includes two former junior ministers.

'Large sum of money' found in man's shirt donated to Oxfam - is it yours?
# Lost And Found
# Lost And Found

'Large sum of money' found in man's shirt donated to Oxfam - is it yours?

Mar 9th 2019, 4:29 PM 45,673 Views 32 Comments

The organisers of Oxfam’s Fashion Relief event are looking for the owner to come forward.

Opinion: We need to be able to track where our charity donation goes. Here's how
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: We need to be able to track where our charity donation goes. Here's how

Feb 28th 2019, 7:00 AM 10,552 Views 17 Comments

Blockchain technology is a gamechanger for transparency in the charity sector – meaning fraud, corruption and misspending are eliminated, writes Danny Curran.

Tati and her puppies were abandoned at the side of the road - Dogs Trust took them in
# A Dog Is For Life
# A Dog Is For Life

Tati and her puppies were abandoned at the side of the road - Dogs Trust took them in

Feb 19th 2019, 5:51 PM 31,058 Views 20 Comments

The charity is under huge pressure after almost 400 requests from the public to surrender the dogs in the month after Christmas.

Venezuela's government to stage concert to rival Richard Branson's charity one
# Aid
# Aid

Venezuela's government to stage concert to rival Richard Branson's charity one

Feb 19th 2019, 8:49 AM 13,578 Views 20 Comments

The concert will be held on the Simon Bolivar bridge which links San Antonio, Venezuela with Cucuta, in Colombia, where aid sent by the US is being held up and stored.

Gardaí arrest two men suspected of involvement in bogus charity collections
# Limerick
# Limerick

Gardaí arrest two men suspected of involvement in bogus charity collections

Feb 8th 2019, 12:56 PM 21,030 Views 16 Comments

The men were arrested yesterday.

Cork Penny Dinners are opening overnight for the first time since the 1800s
# Cork Penny Dinners
# Cork Penny Dinners

Cork Penny Dinners are opening overnight for the first time since the 1800s

Feb 1st 2019, 4:02 PM 25,017 Views 22 Comments

The charity now feeds about 2,000 people per week.