How we work together Since 1997, Hasbro has supported Barretstown in many ways from helping to fund an extension to our Hospital Outreach Programme to funding a Camper Scholarship over 5 years. Hasbro have also matched staff fundraising efforts and continue to supply games for camp and for many of our events. Over the … Continued
How we work together An exciting new cause related marketing initiative we are involved with is with new Irish online dating site, www.arealkeeper.ie. They have agreed to donate €1 for each of its first 50,000 subscribers to charity. The €50,000 charity fund will be divided among a number of participating charities, including Baretstown, according to … Continued
Leo came home from a family camping trip with a temperature. His doctor prescribed antibiotics, but his mam knew something was wrong, when after a few days, Leo wasn’t getting better. We had to wait 24 hours for them to do a bone marrow test and get the results. It was a nightmare, because we … Continued
Aine, Danny’s Mum recalls their journey… “We were just a normal family, then about eight weeks after I had our second child Anna, Danny was diagnosed with a brain tumour. He was two years and nine months old. In my heart I thought they were going to say he had an ear infection but they … Continued
For the past two years the Flemings have organised a 5km Run & Family Walk in memory of Matthew. The event, in aid of Barretstown, has become an annual fixture and has to date raised almost €10,000. The Flemings say that the event encompasses everything that is important to them as a family – fun and remembrance.
How we work together During 2015 DNG have proved to be an amazing supporter of Barretstown. Following their participation in the Eversheds Sports Day; DNG also held a pub quiz raising €1,300. In October 2015 and in less than four weeks DNG raised a staggering €40,000 by holding a mega raffle. DNG are … Continued
How we work together Each year Eversheds organise the Eversheds School Sports Day in aid of Barretstown. With old favourites like the egg and spoon race, the sack race, three legged race, obstacle course, and more unusual sports day pursuits such as the climbing wall and wooden skis, the participants have every opportunity to … Continued
How we work together Since choosing to work with Barretstown in 2005 Domino’s Pizza have been working directly with our campers by setting up a pizza making workshop, allowing each child to get creative and express their individuality by making a unique pizza. To mark our 10th anniversary in 2015 we developed an exciting and … Continued
How we work together Barretstown and Pioneer Investments collaborate together each year with a view to sponsoring an Autumn weekend camp to the value of €50,000. They also support this generous donation by encouraging their employees to volunteer at their sponsored camp. For the staff that are unable to commit to a weekend camp … Continued
Lidl and Barretstown joined forces in 2013 with an aim to raise €1,000,000 in three years. How we work together More than 3,500 employees have been busy fundraising right across the country for Barretstown, headed by 140 Barretstown Buddies in every Lidl store in Ireland. Funds have been raised through a variety of … Continued
How we work together To date over 350 GSK employees have volunteered and experienced first-hand the magic Barretstown brings to children and their families. GSK frequently use our fantastic facilities for a variety of events, including the Pharma company conference, the Wheelie Good Cause Charity Cycle in 2015 and the inaugural judging session of … Continued
Rachel and Ciara McAleese from Griffith Avenue in Dublin had an idea to hold a cake sale on the day of All-Ireland Semi Final in Croke Park. The girls got their friends involved and lots of goodies were baked. On the day of the match they sold their lovely produce to people as they passed … Continued
Vyvyenne has been a long time supporter of Barretstown, her son Adam has attended camp and Vyvyenne has fundraised for Barretstown through the Mini Marathon on a number of occasions.