2 Million Shoeboxes!
November 27, 2019

Wow! We celebrated a major landmark this week, when box number 2,000,000 was collected for the Christmas Shoebox Appeal! The record number was reached after 10 years of donations from families, schools, workplaces and teams all across the country – we want to thank every single person!   Shoebox #2million was wrapped in silver paper with … Continue reading “2 Million Shoeboxes!”

Camp Romania 2019
July 19, 2019

My Camp Story (by Theresa Wood) I placed the suitcase on the weighing scales at the airport and smiled …. 16kg plus my hand luggage!  The check-in assistant glanced up and noted my expression.  I confirmed that the suitcase she was about to check in for my homeward journey had just a few clothes and … Continue reading “Camp Romania 2019”

Camp Romania!
July 12, 2017

When you’re given a luggage allowance of 42kg per person, it sounds like a huge amount and it’s tempting to see it as a target … but both myself and my daughter found ourselves struggling for space when it came to packing for our trip to Romania! As part of a team of 10 people … Continue reading “Camp Romania!”

The Garden Party: 20th May 2017
April 13, 2017

There is a garden in Churchtown, Co Dublin that is hidden away. Throughout the year, it is quietly nurtured and its plants lovingly tended by its owners Jackie and John Horan.  They work hard and see the wonderful combinations of rain and sunshine work their magic as the garden gradually matures and blossoms. Every year this … Continue reading “The Garden Party: 20th May 2017”