The 2019 named charities will be confirmed Shortly.
2017 Chosen Charities
Breakthrough Cancer Research (Breakthrough) is an Irish medical research charity focused on cancer. Investing in world-class research in Ireland to impact the quality of life for cancer patients and save lives.
Homelessness is the most extreme form of poverty and of social exclusion in Irish society. People who are homeless are unable to participate in mainstream society and activities. In 2016 Focus Ireland worked with over 13,000 people across Ireland.
Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation exists to provide palliative care services to people with life limiting illnesses and their families in County Mayo and County Roscommon. The Foundation affirms life, respecting the uniqueness of each individual, by caring and supporting to meet the physical and emotional needs of patients and their families living with life threatening illnesses.
Rescue Boats Ireland
The Community Rescue Boats Ireland (CRBI) is a nationwide group of independent voluntary rescue boat stations that are trained and administrated by Irish Water Safety. The funds will help finance the upgrading of our fleet of rescue boats with four new boats coming on stream in 2017 and the upskilling of new surf rescue boat drivers at venues nationwide.
CÁIR DECRANN MÓR
In 1998 Cáirde Crann Mór was founded to help carry out the enormous fundraising works in support of Western Care Association services for people with intellectual disabilities in south Mayo. The group made up of volunteers, branch members and friends of Western Care Association, who fundraise on behalf of and support services in Mayo area.
(2015) Hope House is a Residential Centre specialising in the treatment of alcohol, drugs, gambling and other dependencies.
Cycle Against Suicide
(2015) Cycle Against Suicide works to promote positive mental health and well-being, with a simple message: It’s not OK to not feel OK; and its absolutely OK to ask for help.
(2015) CRASH is a practical charity addressing the issues of homelessness by harnessing the skills, products and goodwill of the construction and property industry.
(2015) Child Vision is the only school in ireland which provides full time education for children who are blind or partially sighted.
Cystic Fibrosis West
(2013) The CFAI provides advice and information to members on any issue relating to Cystic Fibrosis.
(2013) The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is the leading dementia specific service provider in Ireland.
(2013) The Scleroderma Society has been supporting people with scleroderma since 1982.
(2013) The Children’s Medical & Research Foundation is dedicated to the improvement of children’s health.
Mayo Cancer Support
(2012) Mayo Cancer Support Association was formed in 1999 and aims to support those affected by cancer.
The Lighthouse Club
(2012) The Lighthouse Club Benevolent Fund was established to assist families affected by death or injury in the Constructin Industry.
Katie’s Treatment Fund
(2012) Katie’s Treatment fund was set up for Katie who at the age of 29 was diagnosed with bowel Cancer.. Sadly in September 2012 Katie lost her battle with Cancer.