‘Hos­pice home­care gave

Gorey Guardian - - NEWS -

ON April 7 I will take part in the Hope and Dream 10 and I look for­ward to stand­ing on the prom in En­nis­cor­thy with the thou­sands of other par­tic­i­pants wait­ing for the race to start.

I have taken part in all the Hope and Dream races and I have thor­oughly en­joyed each one. There is al­ways a great at­mos­phere on the prom on the morn­ing of the race. Of course, there is a more se­ri­ous side to the Hope and Dream 10. This year the money raised from spon­sor­ship will go to the Hope Can­cer Sup­port Cen­tre in En­nis­cor­thy and to Wex­ford Hos­pice Home­care. My dad, Noel Matthews, was one of the peo­ple who set up the Hope Cen­tre fol­low­ing his own can­cer di­ag­no­sis. It gives me a great sense of pride to take part in this ex­cel­lent fundraiser know­ing that the money raised will al­low the won­der­ful Hope Cen­tre to con­tinue to op­er­ate. The ser­vices pro­vided by the Hope Cen­tre are in­valu­able to the peo­ple who use them.

In the months be­fore my dad passed away, Wex­ford Hos­pice Home­care pro­vided the most amaz­ing care and re­as­sur­ance for my dad and my fam­ily. We all had many con­cerns and ques­tions about what was

Liam Wa­ters, act­ing man­ager, En­nis­cor­thy Credit Union.

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