Thank You: Irish Funds Shine A Light Night Fundraiser for Focus Ireland Raises 100K+
Tuesday, 18 October 2022
Together our industry has raised over €100,000 through the Shine a Light Night sleep out fundraiser, to support the work of Focus Ireland and people experiencing homelessness in Ireland. Thank you for your generosity.
Focus Ireland are ending homelessness every day for families and individuals and their services are working hard to protect people who are currently homeless – especially children from the trauma caused by homelessness. Your donations make a huge difference.
Anyone who would still like to donate can visit our fundraising page.
Our volunteers from industry firms across Ireland stepped up and slept out Friday night for this worthy cause. In Dublin and Cork, the night started with clear skies, with rain coming in to greet all those who had bedded down.
Upon reflection one of our volunteers had a lovely sentiment to share with the group in the early in the morning: “sometime tomorrow someone will call Focus Ireland to say they think they’re going to lose their home and thanks to you somebody is going to pick up that phone and say, it’s ok, we’re here to help. So well done guys, what you’ve done is really going to make a difference”.
Everyone who slept out had a chance to reflect and wake up grateful for their own homes. Everyone has a right to a home; we’re glad to have been able to raise money to support to Focus Ireland to help families and individuals who are experiencing homelessness.
To find out more about Focus Ireland and their work or to help, please visit: https://www.focusireland.ie/