Appeals and Events
Raffle in Memory of Pat Hopper
This raffle in aid of Cancer Care Nursing at St James’s Hospital will take place in the RDS on Monday 17th December. Buy your ticket now and you could win an original Susan Webb oil painting, “Foxes in Bluebells”, among other prizes. Thank you for your support.
Homeless & Vulnerable Patient Christmas Appeal
Will you help keep someone warm this Christmas? Support our Christmas appeal and help our Inclusion Health Team help our most vulnerable patients. You can make a donation, buy Christmas cards/decorations, enter our raffle or donate socks or tracksuits in the hospital.
Inaugural Gala Dinner in aid of Lung Cancer
Our (Sold Out) inaugural Gala Dinner was held in Christ Church Cathedral Dublin on 10th November and what a night it was. Almost 300 people attended the event hosted by Marty Whelan and guests were treated to a spine tingling performance by ANÚNA. All proceeds going to our Target Lung Cancer Appeal in St James’s Hospital and we were blown away by the generosity and enthusiasm shown by our guests on the night.
Liberties Fun Run raises €43,955
We were delighted to present Dr Noreen Gleeson with a cheque for €43,955 from the proceeds of the 2018 Liberties Fun Run. We are so grateful to all our participants for supporting us and raising vital funds for GynaeCancerCare here at St James’s Hospital. We had 1,500 people sign up for the event and this is the 1st year that we have sold out.
Target Lung Cancer Appeal
Lung cancer is the greatest cause of cancer deaths in Ireland. The rate of increase in lung cancer is now greater in women than men, in Ireland. Target Lung Cancer (TLC) appeal is seeking donations for lung cancer patient support, diagnostics and research at St. James’s Hospital. Neven Maguire is our fantastic Ambassador for TLC.
Patient Story -Vivian Golding
“I had been told there was no hope, and now here was a woman telling me, that she was prepared to surgically remove the cancer. I couldn’t believe it”. Vivian kindly shares her story with us and tells us why she is fundraising for GynaeCancerCare at St James’s Hospital.
Heart Appeal in association with Skechers
We are raising €80,000 for the Cardiology Department at St. James’s Hospital to support their minimally invasive heart surgery programme. With your generous help, we aim to fund specialist equipment that will help to make heart procedures simpler, safer and swifter for patients.
€7830 raised for the National Burns Unit
Many thanks to the McDonald Family from Rathcor, Riverstown Cooley, who hosted a fundraiser for the National Burns Unit in St. James Hospital, raising a total of €7,830 for the unit. Many thanks to all those who took part and supported the McDonald Family.
2018 Golf Classic
Thanks to everyone who joined us for our Golf Classic on Thursday 13th September in Luttrellstown Castle, Castleknock. Our annual golf classic has become one of our most important fundraising events. The winning team was captained by Lorcan Birthistle, CEO of St James’s Hospital, followed closely by the team of Cruinn Diagnostics in second place and Jones Engineering in third.