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Photo Release: Local Business Leaders Raise €154,500 for COPE Galway's Homeless Services

COPE Galway’s 7th Annual Business Leaders Sleepout, held last December, has seen thirty-two Galway Business Leaders raise a total of €154,500 for the local charity’s Homeless Services.

At a recent event held to thank participants and announce the total, local Galway business leader participants heard how the monies raised will fund COPE Galway’s various projects to support individuals and families at risk of or currently experiencing homelessness. In particular, it will provide specific life-skills supports towards more sustainable long-term outcomes.

Pictured at a recognition event of their fundraising efforts for COPE Galway Business Sleepout at The Dáil Bar are some of the 32 local Business Leaders who took part: (l-r): Caroline Miney, Ulsterbank; Cormac MacDonncha, Thermoking; Dr. Lorraine McIlrath, NUIG CKI; Tom Walsh, Walsh Waste; Gerard Halloran, Lombard Finance; Philip Clapperton, Magnet Networks; Hannah Kiely, COPE Galway Board member; Alyson Banks, Galway Clinic; John Deely, Latin Quarter; Margaret Jenkins, Wild Atlantic Way; Liam Killeen, Sweeney Oil; Konstantin Komarov; Colm O’Donnellan, O’Donnellan & Joyce Auctioneers; Mícheál Lynn, AIB.

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Contact:       Sharon Fitzpatrick, Head of Development                    Tel: 091 778 750

COPE Galway is a local Galway Organisation whose vision is an “Improved Quality of Life in a Home of your Own” for people affected by homelessness, women and children experiencing domestic violence, and supports for older people. COPE Galway helps to Improve Quality of Life in a Home Of Your Own by Supporting Home, Promoting Community and Reducing Isolation.

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