Our son Ben (then 5) was diagnosed with Acute Leukemia (ALL) on March 6th 2012 @1.34pm. It's a date and time that I cannot shake from memory nor would I want to. A few days before he had developed a small rash on his hand which was diagnosed as cellulitis in Temple Street Hospital. They drew a line around it in pen and said that if it gets bigger, come back in. It did so, we returned on a Saturday morning. They took more blood and asked us to monitor it closely and gave an antibiotic. However, unknown to us a lady in the Haematology Lab noticed something not quite right with Ben's white blood count. Then on Monday morning, Dr. Ko from A&E who saw Ben on Saturday said we had to come straight in. We did and knew that a hospital asking you to come in was serious. He sent us
Would you like to support Barretstown at external events? If the answer is yes then why not join our volunteer network and become a Barretstown Ambassador.
What do Barretstown Ambassadors do?
We are always looking for new people to join the ambassador network. As a Barretstown Ambassador you can expect to do some of the following:
Volunteer at fundraising events
Doing jobs such as registering participants, distributing goody bags and face painting.
Attend events on behalf of Barretstown
Represent Barretstown at events in schools and in the wider community. Attend cheque presentations and give talks about Barretstown.
Office admin and support
Help out at Barretstown with administration support such as putting packs together, follow up calls to supporters, data input etc
Team building activities
Help out with team building days at Barretstown. And if you fancy it why not organise and run your own fundraising event or take part in an event for Barretstown!
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
Simon's journey as a Barretstown Ambassador
Still Have Questions?
Donna and Jane who look after our Barretstown Ambassador Programme would be happy to help. They are on hand to answer any of your questions and give you more information on how you can help create more Barretstown Magic. Call them today at 045 864 115 or email them at email@example.com