Dragons give €165,000 cheque to Dublin Si­mon

Irish Independent - Business Week - - COMMERCIAL PROPERTY - Ron­ald Quin­lan

THE six main spon­sors of the in­au­gu­ral ‘Dragons at the Docks’ dragon boat rac­ing event re­con­vened at Grand Canal Dock last week to present a cheque for €165,000 to Dublin Si­mon.

Over 700 peo­ple work­ing in the prop­erty in­dus­try took part in the Au­gust event, rais­ing over €220,000 in to­tal, which has been do­nated to Dublin Si­mon and lo­cal char­i­ties in the Grand Canal Dock area.

The event was or­gan­ised by: Cairn Homes, Green Reit Ham­mer­son, Hiber­nia Reit, Ires Reit and Kennedy Wil­son Europe Real Estate.

In sup­port­ing the Si­mon Cap­i­tal De­vel­op­ment Fund, the ‘Dragons at the Docks’ fundraiser will help Dublin Si­mon achieve a goal of 480 bed units within the next four to five years, help­ing up to 750 men, women and chil­dren move out of home­less­ness for good.

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