Eugene McParland (left) and Robert Murdock, of the St. Peter’s Church of Ireland Lenten Lunches series present a cheque for €21,725, proceed of the 2019 Lenten Lunches to Maureen Ward and Simon McMahon of Drogheda Homeless Aid.
The twelfth year of the very popular and successful series of lunches, on each Wednesday during Lent, commences at St Peters (Church of Ireland), Parish Hall, Peters St, on the 26th February for the benefit of Drogheda Homeless Aid.
They will be offering a choice of tasty soups, sandwiches and tea or coffee, each Wednesday between 12.30pm to 2.30pm for a suggested donation of €6 for adults and €3 for children.
All ingredients for the lunches and costs are completely sponsored by businesses and individuals in the local community and as a result the entire proceeds will go towards Drogheda Homeless Aid.
Honorary Treasurer of St Peters C of l, Clive Bagnall said "Last year, the Lenten Lunches held in St Peters C of I produced a magnificent result of €20,000 plus for Drogheda Homeless Aid and this year we again hope to match this figure."
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Organiser, Pamela Bagnall said, "The idea behind the Lenten Lunches is that we are reaching out to our local community and it is a fantastic way for people to support this worthwhile local charity."
For further information on Drogheda Homeless Aid see dha.ie or phone 041 983 4492.
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