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Galway’s Business Leaders return to Shop Street for COPE Galway Sleep Out tomorrow night

Fri, Dec 01, 2023

On Friday December 1, 48 business leaders from Galway’s business community will come together to spend a cold winter’s night on Shop Street with just a sleeping bag and winter coat. They are raising much-needed funds for the local charity’s Homeless Service as they take part in COPE Galway’s 12th annual Business Leaders’ Sleep Out event.

In the lead up to Christmas, COPE Galway is supporting 476 men, women and children in Galway who are availing of Emergency and Transitional Accommodation via the charity’s Homeless Service. This includes 104 families with 208 children, some of whom will be spending their second or third Christmas in emergency accommodation, many in a B&B room.

Sharon Fitzpatrick, Head of Development at COPE Galway, will be joining the Business Leaders on Shop Street.


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Picture by Shane O'Neill, Coalesce.

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