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The Irish Cancer Society’s grant aid programme for affiliated cancer support centres is now open for applications and the society is inviting all affiliated centres, including Cara Iorrais Cancer Support Centre and Mayo Cancer Support Association to apply for funds. The Irish Cancer Society expects to grant more than half a million euro this year to its affiliates and is welcoming applications from new cancer support centres which wish to become affiliates of the society. The society’s affiliation programme which runs in three-year cycles is a network of groups all across Ireland which provide information and support services to people living with cancer.
Daffodil Day is taking place on Friday, March 27, and recently the Irish Cancer Society, along with the campaign’s lead partner, Dell Ireland, launched its appeal to companies and businesses all over Ireland to show they care by signing up to do their bit for those affected by cancer on Daffodil Day. More than 30,000 people will be diagnosed with cancer this year, and as cancer incidence grows so does demand on the Irish Cancer Society’s free national services – increasing the need for the business community and members of the public to support Daffodil Day. The overall target for Daffodil Day 2015 is €3.5 million.
New statistics from the Irish Cancer Society have revealed 19 people are being diagnosed with cancer in Mayo every week and cancer rates have increased by four per cent over the last three years.
Daffodil Day, supported by Dell, will take place in Westmeath on Friday March 27.
Their t-shirts say ‘Bad hair, good cause’ and the newly dyed locks of the fundraising AIT nursing students don’t give lie to that.
The Zip Yard, Ireland’s leading clothing and alterations boutique is delighted to have raised over €10,000 in support of this year’s Paint it Pink campaign in association with the Irish Cancer Society.
The Zip Yard, Ireland’s leading clothing and alterations boutique, are supporting the Irish Cancer Society by donating 50 per cent of turnover in each of their 24 shops throughout the country, including Athlone, on October 10 to the Paint it Pink campaign.
The Irish Cancer Society is calling on the people of Westmeath to support Daffodil Day today, Friday March 28.
Daffodil Day, the flagship fundraiser for the Irish Cancer Society, will take place in Mayo on March 28.
The Irish Cancer Society has published a report on its National Counselling Grants Programme which reveals that 45 per cent of Mayo cancer patients who availed of the service in Mayo Cancer Support Association sought counselling less than one year after a cancer diagnosis. Another 24 per cent of clients required counselling within two years of diagnosis, highlighting the need for emotional support following the completion of treatment.