You can now donate or fundraise for the Kerry Hospice Foundation with Just Giving.
SUNFLOWER DAY 12TH JUNE 2021
The annual sunflower Day will take place on the 12th of June. Like many of our usual events, it will not take place in the normal manner. The street collections will not take place this year due to covid restrictions. It is one of our big fundraisers, which is part of a national campaign. Two years ago, we raised over €40,000, all of which stayed here to support Kerry Palliative Care services.
This is year it will be slightly different. In an effort to keep the tradition alive we are going to have a Virtual sunflower garden.
You can donate at our iDonate page and we will add a sunflower on your behalf in memory of a loved one or someone you are thinking of this time of year.
HOW CAN YOU HELP?
Please support Kerry Hospice various fundraising events, these include the Hospice coffee mornings (every September), Sunflower Day (every June). Some families and friends chose to donate money to KHF instead of flowers for their loved ones that have deceased.
Alternatively, donations can be made to the KHF via any bank to the following:
BANK OF IRELAND
Account Number: 46324756
Sorting Code: 905838
You might like to make a donation to KHF in your will.
You could organise a fundraising event in your area such a raffle, quiz, coffee morning or evening, head shave, gala ball, dance, fun run etc.
“You matter because you are you. You matter until the last moment of your life and we will help you not only to die peacefully but to live as full as possible until the moment you die” - DAME Cecily Saunders, Founder of St. Christopher’s London Hospice.
Jack Shanahan (Chairman) Mobile: 086 060 6805
Mary Shanahan Mobile: 086 0538706 Office: 066 7119070
Mairead Fernane (Treasurer ) Mobile: 087 2941470
Andrea O Donoghue (PRO) Mobile: 087 6413449
HOW DOES YOUR DONATION HELP?
Due to the adverse publicity in the papers recently, it is important to note that the Kerry Hospice Foundation is a completely voluntary organisation. Money collected goes to the following areas.
Refurbishing rooms in the community Hospitals.
Specialist palliative care medicines.
Patients, who need palliative care, stay in designated nursing homes, and community hospitals.
Palliative Care equipment, aids and appliances.
Extra financial support for patients and their families.
On-going education of Nurse Specialists in Palliative Care.
Extra nursing care, including night nurses and out of hour nursing.
Construction of our Specialist Palliative Day Care Unit.
The construction of the new in Patient Palliative Unit which opened in 2017.
There is a commitment to donate significant financial support towards the running of the new unit for a period of five years.