Posts Tagged ‘charity’

Spring Clean

Spring Clean

Galway Simon’s Big, Big Clear out will take place on Saturday 3rd May 10am-8pm, Sunday 4th May 12pm-6pm and Monday 5th May 12pm-6pm at Joyce’s supermarket car park, Knocknacarra.

Free yourself of clutter this May Day holiday weekend

Galway Simon Community began providing services in the city in 1979 and in the intervening years has provided an emergency shelter, a soup run, supported housing services, a resettlement service, tenancy sustainment and a range of move on accommodation options for people who have become homeless or at the risk of becoming homeless.

For more information you can check Galway Simon’s website

5K Race for COPE Galway

On Your Marks, Get Socks, GO…

Wear your funkiest, most unusual socks and run or walk for COPE Galway’s Homelessness Services. Each entry could provide a clean pair of socks, a hot shower and a warm meal for someone who is homeless.


When: Saturday 5th April at 12 pm

Where: Claddagh Hall to Salthill Prom and back. Check out the route with this link

Entry is €15 until April 3rd at midday. Limited entry on the day €20.

You can register online from here

For the book lovers

For the book lovers

Ability West Walk

ability west

MADRA Adoption Day

MADRA Adoption Day

New Year Wishes Walk

New Year Wishes Walk

On Sunday 19th from 12:30 – 5:00 folks are invited to walk 1km, 4km or 8km depending on your energy levels.
At the end of the walk you can hang your wishes on the Wishing Tree. Proceed to benefits Galway Simon and Brigit’s Gardens charities.

€6 per adult or €15 per family.
Dogs welcome and walks suitable for buggies.


The University and the Fitness Club launch this charity 8K Run on Saturday 12th October at 10am.

This is a  run around the University Campus along the banks of the river Corrib.

This Charity event (entering the competition is 20 Euros) is forming part of the NUI Galway Alumni Gathering schedule which takes place the weekend of the 11th to the 13th of October 2013 on the NUI Galway campus. As 2013 is the year of the gathering, this event gives a great opportunity to bring together students, staff, alumni and friends of NUI Galway in one place to take part in a fun event for all ages and abilities.

 The run is open to everyone, with runners and walkers of all fitness levels catered for.

You can enter the race using this link