Tesco’s Tralee Stores To Host Fancy Dress Fundraiser For Children’s Hospital

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Tesco 1TESCO stores across Kerry will be taking part in Ireland’s largest fancy dress day on Saturday, July 23, all for a great cause.

Tesco has set a national fundraising target of €100,000 to help raise vital funds for its charity partner, Temple Street Children’s Hospital and staff will be kitted out in a variety of costumes while they host parties at the front of their store with cake sales, face-painting, badge creation stations, balloons and much more.

Tesco and Temple Street are encouraging all customers to bring their kids down to their local Tesco store between 11am – 6pm for what promises to be a great fun-filled day.

As an added extra Tesco Killarney Park, in partnership with Mondelez, will be hosting an exclusive Fancy Dress Photo Booth where shoppers can a costume and get snapping for a great cause.

All funds raised will go towards replacing equipment in the out-patient Ophthalmology department at Temple Street, helping the medical team to give the best possible care to children from all over Ireland by using the latest technology for eye examinations.

To help inspire colleagues with costume ideas, Tesco Ireland conducted research on the fancy dress preferences of over 1,000 shoppers. Topping the list for most popular costume was Batman at 28%, 14% of participants would rather paint themselves blue to become a Smurf, while 10% of all participants prefer to dress up as their favourite member of the Spice Girls.

Top 5 Fancy Dress

1. Batman (28%)

2. A Smurf (14%)

3. Spice Girls (10%)

4. Shrek (9%)

5. Twister Board game (4%)



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