St. Vincent de Paul Church Gate Collections Ahead of ‘Busy Winter’

Acts of Kindness: Liz Galwey, Castleisland St. Vincent de Paul branch representative taking delivery of some Christmas hamper luxuries being donated by Presentation Castleisland students represented by, from left: Kate O’Keeffe, Ballymacelligott; Sarah Mahony, Scartaglin; Lisa Flynn, Cordal; Lauren Butler and Maria Daly, Currow. ©Photograph: John Reidy 8-12-2020

The Castleisland branch of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul will hold church gate collections outside masses in Castleisland and Cordal this coming weekend, October 2nd and 3rd and in Scartaglen on Sunday, October 17th. 

Increased Fuel Bills

“It is anticipated that this will be a busy winter for the society as restriction lift and life returns as normal, the rise in the cost of fuel is also expected to result in an increase in requests for assistance.  All donations will be gratefully appreciated,” said society spokesperson, Liz Galwey.

Make Contact if In Need

“As always SVP encourages people who need assistance to make contact and not to be embarrassed to do so. All cases are dealt with in confidence,” she said.

Contact can be made by dropping a letter in the letter box in the archway beside the shop on Church Street or by phoning 087 9775643.

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