COPE Galway and the Eyre Square Shopping Centre are teaming up to provide a fun-packed Easter Saturday with games and activities for all the family.
Activities take place from 12 noon to 3pm, and include an Easter egg hunt, which involves shops inside and outside the centre, a children's disco and raffle with prizes, Bernardo the magician, face painting, and a host of guest characters, Peppa Pig, Minnie and Mickey Mouse, and of course, the Easter Bunny.
There will be a host of spot prizes at this free event Donations to support COPE Galway services are welcome.
COPE Galway is a local Galway Organisation for people affected by homelessness, women and children experiencing domestic abuse, and older people. Its vision is an “improved quality of life in a home of your own”.
In 2018 COPE Galway worked with 949 adults and 457 children affected by homelessness in Galway, including 186 families and 612 single people. It also worked with 457 individual women and their children who were experiencing domestic abuse; produced and delivered 59,053 meals to older clients and for its services around Galway; worked with 730 older people at risk of isolation, and supported 3,263 individuals through the FEAD programme (Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived ).
The family day is being sponsored by local businesses, Kerr Sherry Ryan Accountants; Kirby Engineering and Construction; The Village Salthill; Helena McElmeel Architects; EasyFix Galway; Colas Galway; Café Temple; Burke Insurances; Monami Construction; O’Toole Transport; C&L Industrial; Carabay Packaging; Winters Property Management; OMS Office Machine Solutions; McCarthy Keville O’Sullivan.