Appeals and Events
Wicklow Mountains Cycle Challenge
Are you ready to take on this challenge and raise funds for St James’s Hospital? Sign up now for our cycle which starts and finishes in the stunning grounds of Russborough House, Blessington, Co Wicklow. You can choose from our beautiful 50km tour around Blessington Lakes or the more challenging 100K around the mountains, described as “the toughest 100k in Wicklow”.
2019 Camino Challenge
Will you join our Camino Challenge in 2019 and help us raise vital funds for St James’s Hospital? This October, we will be taking a team to take on the last section of the Via Francigena and we would love you to join us. Find out everything you need to know in our special brochure, or contact us for more details.
2019 Pyrenees Cycle Challenge
Join St James’s Hospital Foundation this August for the challenge of a lifetime and take on the Pyrenees Cycle Challenge! Ride from the Mediterranean town of Agde to the Atlantic town of San Sebastian. Choose to complete the regular course or extend your ride to include three famous pyrenean climbs.
2019 Day at the Races
On Sunday, March 3rd, we will hold our 2019 Race Day during the National Hunt Finale at Leopardstown Race Course. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to support St James’s Hospital and help us achieve our goals whilst enjoying the thrill of the races with clients, colleagues, friends & family at one of Ireland’s premier race courses.
Raffle in Memory of Pat Hopper
Thank you so much to everyone who supported our raffle in aid of Cancer Care Nursing in memory of Mr Pat Hopper. The draw took place at the Kenneth Webb exhibition on Monday night and was a brilliant success with over €15,000 raised.
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.
Heart Appeal in association with Skechers
We are delighted to announce that we have reached €50,000 of our goal of raising €80,000 for the Cardiology Department here 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.
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.
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.