5km Electric Run Dublin March 2014 Event:Electric Run Dublin
Date: 22-03-2014



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My Personal Message

Everyone that knows me, will know that I like a good drink, and a good party. Well with the year that in it, i have decided to go a stay off the demon drink for 3 months a go into training for the Electric 5km Run in Dublin on 22nd March 2014. If you know me, you will know that I cant run 5 meters without collapsing into the foetal position, so this is going to be a great challenge for me. I have decided to try and raise some much needed funds for the below charities in the process.

These are two organisations that are close to my heart. Milford Care Center is a place where I have seen many close friends and relatives cared for, it really is a great cause.

AWARE is an organisation which deals with depression and try to educate and eliminate the stigma attached to mental illness. Something I have experienced first hand.

I will be doing all kinds of fundraising events on the coming months. Raffles, Table Quizzes, FIFA Tournaments, Bag Packing, etc will all form part of the fundraising process.

The final sum that is raised, I will personally double so as each charity will get a decent lump some at the end of it.

Thanks for visiting my personal fundraising page. The charity(s) that I have chosen to support below are very worthy causes and I would very much appreciate your support in helping me to raise funds for these organisations.

Charity(s) I am supporting:
1. Milford Care Centre
2. Aware


Please read a few words about the charity(s) that I have chosen to support below. You can donate using the "sponsor me now" button below via credit or debit card. You can be assured that your transaction on the mycharity.ie website is very secure. You will automatically receive an e-mail from me thanking you for your support, and acknowledging the amount of your donation. Any donation no matter how small is hugely appreciated.

Many thanks in advance for your support,

Barry
Milford Care Centre

Milford Care Centre, Castletroy, Limerick, established by the Little Company of Mary in 1928, provides Specialist Palliative Care through a comprehensive range of Hospice at Home, Specialist In-patient Unit and Day Care Centre services.  These services are provided throughout the Mid-West Region, incorporating Counties Clare, Limerick and North Tipperary.

Our primary objective, as set out in our Mission Statement is:-

"We in Milford Care Centre as a Little Company of Mary Health Care facility aim to provide the highest quality of care to patients or residents, family and friends, both in the areas of palliative care and services to the older person, as envisaged by Venerable Mary Potter"

In order to maintain services at levels capable of responding to the ever growing needs and operating to the highest standards of care, there continues to be a significant reliance on fundraising events which are vital to make up the shortfall necessary to sustain the provision of this high quality of care on offer at Milford Hospice.

 

Aware
Aware is the national charity which provides support, education and information around depression. Aware was established in Ireland in 1985 and has grown from just one local support group to a nationwide organisation providing a range of support options for individuals, families and communities impacted by depression. 
 
Core services include a LoCall helpline open 365 days a year (1890 303 302), nationwide support groups, an email support service (wecanhelp@aware.ie), our Beat the Blues secondary schools education programme and our Life Skills programmes. 
 

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