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Small Grants Competition 2016/2017

March 9, 2017
€50,000 awarded in the Foundation’s 2016/2017 Small Grants Competition   43 successful initiatives will receive funding from St. James’s Hospital Foundation’s 2016/2017 Small Grants Competition. The funds to provide these grants represent unsolicited general donations.   Through this programme, now in its 11th year and which is open to all members of St James’s Hospital
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Donegal Shines a Light on Lung Cancer

January 25, 2017
Thank you so much to Anne-Marie Baird and everyone involved in the "Donegal Shines a Light on Lung Cancer" fundraising event.   Anne-Marie presented a cheque recently to our Target Lung Cancer team for €2,548 from money raised at the event.   Donegal Shines a Light on Lung Cancer Event In November of 2016, supporters
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Newly purchased equipment for Physiotherapy

January 18, 2017
Back in May 2016, almost 300 people took part in our inaugural “Wicklow Mountains Cycle Challenge” to help us raise funds for the Physiotherapy Department here in St James’s Hospital.   Thanks to the participants and our corporate partners, including Irish Pensions & Finance, Access Control Technology, WaterWipes, Skoda and SAR Group, we raised over
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First gender neutral toilets at St James’s

Back in July 2016, almost 1000 people took to the cobblestones of Dublin 8 to “Run the Liberties” and help us raise funds for the GUIDe Clinic here at St James’s Hospital.   Thanks to their participation and the support of our partners; “Diageo”, “Momentum Support”, “Medserv” and “Lets’ Get Checked”, we raised a staggering
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Donal walks over 5,000 miles for cancer

January 16, 2017
At 76 years of age, Donal Corcoran has no intention of hanging up his walking boots, despite having already  walked over 5,000 miles in Slovakia, Austria, Hungary, France, Croatia, Slovenia, Italy and Portugal and Spain.   The former teacher started his long distance walking in 2010 at the age of 70, by undertaking the project of walking 1000
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Laya Healthcare Cork team raise €3,380 for Denis Burkitt Ward

December 20, 2016
Many thanks to the Laya healthcare team members in Cork who presented us with a cheque recently for €3,380 for the Denis Burkitt Ward here at St James's Hospital.   The team raised money for three causes through a dedicated Charity Day in October which totalled €5,070. This was fund-matched by the company, bringing the total raised
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A busy year for Target Lung Cancer

2016 was a busy and successful year for the Thoracic Oncology Research Group and our Target Lung Cancer (TLC) campaign. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their continued support and looking forward to working with our patients and the public in our new initiatives and fundraising events in the coming
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Patient Story- Jackie Vickery- Breast Cancer Patient

December 14, 2016
In 2014, Jackie felt a lump in her breast whilst showering, that felt like a pencil with a soft rubber on the top. She went to her GP who referred her to St James’s Hospital as an urgent case.   Following a mammogram and ultra-sound at St James’s, Jackie had a biopsy and the doctors
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Team Babs raise €5231.20 for Target Lung Cancer

Thank you so much to Team Babs who recently presented us with a cheque for €5231.20 for Target Lung Cancer here at St James's Hospital.   The O'Neill family are a team of inspirational supporters who have spent the last few years running in a series of races in honour of their mam, Barbara (Babs) and also
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Family Rooms

December 13, 2016
In 2016, St James’s Hospital developed four dedicated family rooms for patients and their families, providing them with a space where they can sit, and come to terms with critical news.   This was made possible through the generosity of many donors and supporters.  St James’s Hospital Foundation contributed the proceeds of the Liberties Fun
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