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Wednesday, 8th August 2018

Barnardos seeks volunteers in Drogheda

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Irish football legend Richie Sadlier with Barnardo’s youngest volunteers! Please give 1 or 2 hours of your spare time on Sept 14th, it will make a huge difference to the lives of children and families across Ireland;

Barnardos, with the kind support of Dell, has launched their call for volunteers in Drogheda to support children on Friday 14 September. 

The children’s charity, who work with more than 15,300 children each year, need valuable volunteers for their National Collection Day, kindly supported by Dell, on September 14th

By shaking a bucket or joining an instore bag pack for just two hours, each volunteer can raise up to €100 for vulnerable children in their community. People can register here:

Barnardos seeks to transform the lives of children in Ireland by providing services to help them meet their milestones and get ready for school; by providing family supports to those facing challenges such as poverty and homelessness; and by helping parents to create a better home life for their children.

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What: Barnardos National Collection Day, kindly supported by Dell

When: Friday 14 September

Time: 8am - 9pm (any 2 hour shift)

Locations in Drogheda:

  • Dunnes Stores Schotch Hall Drogheda
  • Tesco Extra Drogheda

Barnardos CEO Fergus Finlay said: “Each year I am overwhelmed by the surge of support we receive in counties and communities across Ireland. A sea of green volunteers, each coming together at a bag pack or shaking a bucket with a friend.

"Everyone who takes part makes a real difference for the children in their community, and enjoy the benefits and feel good factor that volunteering can bring - we’ve had volunteers return year after year and who have a ball on the day themselves. But we always need more, and I hope the people of Louth get behind us this year.

"This will be our second year with Dell EMC, who are an incredibly driven partner and who want to support us to make this year the most successful yet. Join us on September 14th to help a child in your community

To volunteer on Friday 14 September please call 01-7080418.

For more information, email or visit

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