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#Charity

# charity - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

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

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

# charity - Monday 9 December, 2019

Poll: Will you be giving to charity this Christmas? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be giving to charity this Christmas?

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

# charity - Thursday 5 December, 2019

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

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

# charity - Monday 2 December, 2019

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

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

# charity - Thursday 21 November, 2019

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

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

# charity - Sunday 17 November, 2019

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

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

# charity - Thursday 7 November, 2019

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

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

# charity - Thursday 24 October, 2019

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

Merchants Quay Ireland is launching its 2018 annual report today.

# charity - Thursday 26 September, 2019

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

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

# charity - Friday 20 September, 2019

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

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

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

# charity - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

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

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

# charity - Saturday 14 September, 2019

Group of bikers ride across Ireland donating equipment to neonatal units

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

# charity - Thursday 5 September, 2019

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

Focus Ireland launched its annual report for 2018 this morning.

# charity - Thursday 29 August, 2019

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

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

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

# charity - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

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

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

# charity - Sunday 16 June, 2019

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

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

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

# charity - Sunday 2 June, 2019

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

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

# charity - Monday 27 May, 2019

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

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

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

# charity - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

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

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

# charity - Monday 8 April, 2019

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

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

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

# charity - Sunday 31 March, 2019

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

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

# charity - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

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

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

# charity - Monday 18 March, 2019

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

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

# charity - Saturday 9 March, 2019

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

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

# charity - Thursday 28 February, 2019

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

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

# charity - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

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

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

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

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.

# charity - Friday 8 February, 2019

Gardaí arrest two men suspected of involvement in bogus charity collections

The men were arrested yesterday.

# charity - Friday 1 February, 2019

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

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

# charity - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

From The Daily Edge Here are some easy ways to help charity if you want to start 2019 on a good foot Charity

Here are some easy ways to help charity if you want to start 2019 on a good foot

You can still be charitable once December is over.

# charity - Saturday 29 December, 2018

'He showed people how to be a human being': His Blood Bikes East colleagues pay tribute to Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp Greek Wildfires This post contains videos

'He showed people how to be a human being': His Blood Bikes East colleagues pay tribute to Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp

O’Callaghan-Westropp died after being caught up in the Greek wildfires this summer.

# charity - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

This Dublin charity will put your unwanted Christmas presents to good use

People with unwanted gifts are being asked to donate them so they can be distributed to homeless people.

# charity - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

The Sick and Indigent Roomkeepers Society: Dublin's oldest charity and its plan to make it to 2040

The former headquarters is a landmark in Dublin City Centre.

‘It’s a bit like Ready Steady Cook’: How FoodCloud and charities are fighting food poverty in the west of Ireland

As charities see demand increase this Christmas, the team behind FoodCloud is making things a little easier.

'There's anger on the streets': The volunteers handing out food and fitting dentures at the GPO

O’Connell Street is a hive of activity each Friday evening as groups provide services for those in need.

# charity - Saturday 22 December, 2018

VIDEO: The charity providing free accommodation to parents of sick children Hugh's House This post contains videos

VIDEO: The charity providing free accommodation to parents of sick children

Ade Stack saw parents who were not from Dublin sleeping in waiting rooms and in their cars while her son was in hospital – she wanted to do something to help.

'It can be damaging': People warned to avoid bogus charity collectors over Christmas

ICHH said that people posing as their volunteers had been reported collecting.

# charity - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Charity ordered to pay former CEO €50k for unfair dismissal

However, Ataxia Ireland is currently in the process of being wound up.

'We shouldn't accept homelessness as normal': 13,304 helped by Simon Communities last year

Figures for the first six months of 2018 suggest record numbers of people using its services.

# charity - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Poll: Will you be giving to charity this Christmas? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be giving to charity this Christmas?

Michael D Higgins used his Christmas message to address the homeless crisis.

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