Castleisland Street Fundraiser for Adapt Women’s Refuge in Tralee

Bucket collection organiser, Michael Burke set against a backdrop of an artist’s impression of the Tralee based centre.

A street bucket collection will be held in Castleisland on the coming Saturday, September 24th from 10am to 5pm.

Organiser Michael Burke is looking for volunteers to help out on the day and any help would be greatly appreciated he assured.

People can volunteer by calling into The Crown Bar and leaving their contact details with the bar staff.

Very Worthy Charity

“This is a very worthy charity so please spread the word. A raffle will be held in The Crown Bar on Saturday and among the prizes are :First is a 9/11 shirt signed by JJ Hanrahan and the Munster Rugby team of his time. Second prize is a golf ball signed by Shane Lowry and many more prizes.

Tickets are on sale in the bar at 5 each. The draw will take place on Sunday, September 25th in The Crown.

Kerry Women’s Refuge

Adapt Kerry Women’s Refuge in Tralee operates Kerry Women’s Refuge and Support Service. It is a Registered Charity established in 1992 to provide a specialist response to women and children in County Kerry whose lives are affected by domestic violence.

Key Services Offered

The key services offered include: safe and secure emergency accommodation for families forced to leave home due to domestic violence; a helpline service; a county-wide outreach support service across Kerry; court accompaniment; a therapeutic response to children affected by domestic violence.

Community Support

Since the service opened it has relied upon and enjoyed the support and generosity of the local community.

In recent years, however, its funding/income has been reduced and it needs to find new ways of generating its own funds and this is why the service decided to open a shop in Tralee.

Volunteer Contacts

If you feel like volunteering in the street bucket collection in Castleisland on Saturday between 10am and 5pm. Michael Burke would be glad to hear from you either by leaving in your details in to The Crown or by ringing him directly. Michael can be contacted on 087 4053485.

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