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Making a Difference

Here are just a few of the fundraisers being run by our volunteers to raise money for the Christmas Shoebox Appeal! The appeal is running ONLINE this year and every €20 raised will enable our partners overseas to put together a shoebox, which will then be delivered into the hands of a child affected by poverty.
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New Gift Certificates

Whether you send it to someone far away that you sadly can't hug this year or give it to your next door neighbour to thank them for their support over the last year, it will definitely warm their heart to know that you've given a child the gift of joy this Christmas.
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Lorna’s 100km in a month!

Lorna has been a dedicated volunteer of the Christmas Shoebox Appeal for many years and because this year is so different Lorna has found a whole new way to support the appeal.
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Keelin’s 100km!

Keelin O'Connor has committed to running a whopping 100km in one month in aid of Christmas Shoeboxes. It's not an easy time of year to commit to a daily run so THANK YOU Keelin- every single child who receives one of your shoeboxes will be grateful beyond what you will ever know!
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Couch to 5k in the dark!

Instead of running around collecting and checking shoeboxes this November, we will be running around Monaghan in the cold on the dark evenings after work- this should prove quite a challenge as we are both very unfit! We will aim to complete a 5k run in December all being well!!
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Bunny’s Shoebox Journey Book

Bunny’s Shoebox Journey brings the story of the Christmas Shoebox Appeal to life for our smallest learners. Through this beautifully illustrated, heart-warming story...
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