€13,300 And Counting

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A week ago, on Monday, November 12, RTÉ Gold presenter Rick O’Shea asked members of his book club to donate the price of a cheap paperback book, €5, to housing and homeless charity, the Peter McVerry Trust.

Since then, €13,300 has been raised for the charity.

Now he’s calling on corporations and companies to contribute, saying:

“I’d love companies and corporates to consider giving a tiny something at this time of year on top of all of the members of the public digging deep. Your fiver will make such a difference to the number of people they can help on cold, dark Irish streets this Christmas.”

Anyone who wishes can donate here

Thanks Yvonne Judge

5 thoughts on “€13,300 And Counting

  1. Clampers Outside

    Fair dues, met him briefly at last year’s Waterford Writers Weekend and he’s a really lovely man :0)

    Again, fair dues!

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  2. Ian-O

    Glad to see people are not forgetting this and being subject to ‘crisis’ fatigue. You can be sure those on the streets or on the verge haven’t, thats for sure.

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