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# Jack and Jill Foundation

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# Jack and Jill Foundation
'It means a huge amount to us as parents': How buying this Incognito artwork can help children in need
You won’t know whose picture you have – amateur or world famous professional – until after the purchase, but all proceeds go to the Jack and Jill foundation.
# Bargain
Here are some of the big name artists' paintings that sold for €50 last week
Some of the artists’ regularly reach thousands of euro for their work.
# Family Business
No faking it: The art of growing a real Christmas tree
The Kavanagh family has been selling trees since the 1950s.
# horror stories
Dáil hears of woman with spinal and brain cancer who lost medical card
The story was one of many outlined as part of a Sinn Féin motion this evening.
# Medical Cards
"It is only a matter of time before a stressed out parent is pushed over the edge"
Nurses caring for seriously ill children have written an open letter to Minister for Health James Reilly about the lack of discretionary medical cards for their patients.
# Charities
Jack & Jill CEO: 'I get no top-up payments, no bonus, no pension'
Jonathan Irwin said charity staff having their salaries topped up with money from donations is “damaging”.
# Conservation
Kildare locals question why old Quaker school was delisted and is due to be demolished
Locals are fighting to preserve the historic 18th century building which is being redeveloped by the food giant Glanbia.
# Charity
Investment company raises €100,000 for Jack and Jill Foundation
The 250 staff at the company took part in marathons and held bake sales and talent shows as well as donating its art collection to raise funds.
# Charity
Mobile operators fail to implement directive on VAT charges for charity texts
Two years ago Revenue announced text donations would no longer be liable for VAT but charities are still not receiving this money.
# Charity
€300k owed to Jack & Jill Foundation after fundraising company liquidated
Folamh Ireland is being liquidated, leaving the charity owed “a substantial amount of money” in unpaid mobile phone donations.
# Jack and Jill
Video: Jack and Jill Children's Foundation makes urgent appeal
The foundation says it urgently needs €400,000 to run its service to the end of the year.
Column: ‘If we didn’t exist, paediatric hospitals would be overwhelmed’
Jonathan Irwin on why immediate action is needed on the National Children’s Hospital – and why the planners were right to turn the Mater proposal down.
# Inkgate
Can you supply cheaper ink for our TDs? Leinster House wants to know
A tendering process to supply ‘print consumables’ to Leinster House closes at noon today. Get your bids in now!
# Inkgate
Charity wants Ó Snodaigh's spent ink cartridges to raise funds
The Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation says it could use the €50,000 worth of spent printer cartridges to raise funds for brain damaged children.