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Golden Island Shopping Centre has once again displayed its support for the local community by joining forces with Midlands Simon Community to help raise much needed funds towards the fight against homelessness in Westmeath.
The Midlands Simon Community is delighted to announce it has been successful in its application to the Dormant Accounts Fund and has been awarded €91,200 toward a new, innovative project to support people to move out of homelessness.
A firm of local architects and engineers have decided to show their support for those experiencing homelessness by freely making available to the public their vast range of expertise and advice in an initiative called ‘Building a Better Community’.
Midlands Simon Community is delighted to announce a joint fundraising event in conjunction with the Simon Communities in Galway and the Mid West. The first ever Women’s Mini Marathon Galway takes place in Galway on Sunday June 28 and is a fantastic opportunity for women to show solidarity with those on the margins of our society, and to ‘Put Homelessness on the Run’.
Cope Galway is calling on the public to take part in its online Public’s Perceptions of Homelessness in Galway survey.
FOREIGNERS COMING to Ireland and becoming ‘more Irish than the Irish themselves’ is a phenomenon that has been occurring since Norman times.
A local personal trainer is organising Galway’s largest ever aerobics class to raise money for the city’s homeless this Christmas.
In Dickens’ time, poverty was easy to identify. People in that category would, according to the writer, sidle up to you in the street and say ‘spare a tannah for a cuppa tea, guv. Bless ya.” These days it is not so easy to identify want in people.
Golden Island Shopping Centre has once again shown its support for the local community by joining forces with Midlands Simon Community to help raise some much-needed funds towards the fight against homelessness.
This November and December, Oxfam Ireland is urging the people of Westmeath to choose their Christmas presents from its alternative gifts catalogue, Unwrapped.