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Marymount is calling on the people of Cork to support Ireland’s biggest coffee morning for Hospice Together with Bewley’s Celebrates by holding their own coffee morning on Thursday week.
Now in its 25th year, the initiative hopes to raise €2m countrywide.
However, aim €200,000.
The event, Get Brewing and Host a Coffee Morning, will assist Marymount’s hospice and home care services.
“We would like to invite as many people who can to hold a coffee morning to support Marymount on September 14,” said Paula McGovern, head of communications and fundraising at Marymount.
“Our hospice and home care services are under increasing demand each year and we need to raise €3 million every year to continue to provide our current level of services
“Our coffee morning campaign is one of our biggest fundraising efforts.
“Please get in touch to register your coffee morning today and help us to continue to provide support to all who need our services.”
Meanwhile, Lady Mayoress of Cork, Georgina Fitzgerald is hosting her Coffee Morning event in aid of Marymount Hospice.
It takes place on Tuesday is Marymount’s to raise next, September
And Donoughmore Marymount Fundraising Group is holding its annual coffee night on Thursday fortnight, September 21, in the Community Centre Hall in Stuake.
A whole host of celebrities, meantime, including Brendan and Domhnall Gleeson, Keith 12, at City Duffy, comedian Mario Rosenstock, Clelia Murphy and Dr Ciara Kelly, are asking people nationwide to support the Hospice Together campaign on Thursday week by hosting or attending a coffee morning, and help to give patients the best quality of life during their illness.
Singer and actor Mr Duffy said: “It’s such an honour to be an ambassador for this vital campaign and help in any way that I can to draw attention to the great work that the hospices do for all Irish people. “I have been personally touched by the amazing work of hospices and I have seen first-hand the impact the money raised through Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Hospice makes to patients, staff and families.”
The public can register at http://www.marymount.ie/ coffee-morning/ or by calling 021 4501201.
Hosts are provided with a Coffee Morning Pack containing Bewley’s coffee, posters and invitations free of charge.
Crosshead: Donoughmore Marymount Fundraising Group
The Donoughmore Marymount Fundraising Group annual coffee night on September 21 in the Community Centre Hall in Stuake takes place from 7pm-9pm.
Tickets will be for sale on the night and in local shops with lots of prizes to be won.
The committee has said any generous donations of home baking would be greatly appreciated and will be taken in on the day from 2pm at the community centre.
It also requests the usual continued support on the night would be very much appreciated.
The committee said: This year, we have allocated Wednesday 13th & Thursday 14th from 10am-12 midday to take in book and bric-a-brac to give us an opportunity to display it to best advantage as space and time on the day is limited. The raffle starts at 8.30 on the night.
“There will be bric-a– brac, home grown vegetables, home baking, nail art on the nights so come along and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and a chat - all in a good cause.”
Also on offer are two Lenovo laptops for auction.
Lady Mayoress of Cork, Georgina Fitzgerald launching her Coffee Morning event in aid of Marymount Hospice, which takes place on Tuesday next, September 12, at City Hall. Picture: Jim Coughlan.