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05 Jun

WHITE COLLAR BOXING EVENT RAISES £10,500 FOR NI CHILDREN’S HOSPICE

On Sunday 30th April Translink bus drivers and engineers organised a hugely successful “White Collar Boxing” Event in the Devenish Complex.   This jam packed extravanganza seen many of the bus drivers and engineers in the boxing ring competing to become NI Children’s Hospice Champions.

The Translink bus drivers were delighted to present a cheque of £10,500 from all of the  proceeds from the event to the Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice to enable them to continue providing specialist nursing care to life limited children and their families living in Northern Ireland.

Eamonn Mc Cullough, Translink Metro Bus Driver and spokesperson for the organising committee expressed their thanks and appreciation to the local community for their support, he commented:

“We were delighted to organise this event for Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice. The local community were so supportive of our fundraising event for the charity PIPs last year which raised £4,700 and I would like to personally thank everyone for getting behind our event again this year which enabled  us to raise even more money for the families who rely on the Children’s Hospice”.

Michael Nugent, Community Fundraiser for NI Children’s Hospice added;

“On behalf of Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice, I would like to extend a huge thank you to all involved and to everyone who attended the ‘Rumble in the Roadhouse’ and gave so generously for this great amount raised. It is fantastic to see the support that the local community has provided for the Children’s Hospice. This event really put the fun into fundraising and it is only because of support like this, that we are able to continue to provide care and support to 3,500 babies, children and adults each year”.

If you are interested in getting involved in fundraising, please contact Michael Nugent, Community Fundraiser

Tel | 07711377328  Email |michael.nugent@nihospice.org