Cyclists To Set Off On Fundraiser From New Palliative Care Unit

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Bewley’s Employees Gear Up for Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Hospice. The Bewley’s cycle team, Charlie Scully, Joe Hann Davis, Mark Saunders – Brand Director at Bewley’s and Jason Doyle.

THIS Friday sees six Bewley’s employees set off from Tralee on a 500km cross country cycle to raise much needed funds for Hospices nationwide.

It’s all part of Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Hospice Together with Bewley’s which takes place on Thursday 14th September.

The cycle kicks off on the September 1 in a bid to raise €7,000 for local hospice care and finishes four days later in Dublin.

Over the four days the six strong cycle team will visit seven hospices across the country. The team will leave the newly built Palliative Care Unit at University Hospital Kerry on Friday 1st with their sights firmly set on their second stop in Milford Hospice, Limerick.

Further stops at Cahercalla Hospice in Clare, Galway Hospice and the Offaly Hospice make up their trip before they cycle through Dublin city finishing up with visits to Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services in Harold’s Cross and finally St. Francis’ Hospice in Raheny, Bewley’s own local hospice.

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Hospice Together with Bewley’s and over €34 million has been raised for Hospice since the first coffee morning was held in 1993.

Hospices and home cares across Ireland provide palliative care to patients who are chronically ill, terminally ill or suffering from a serious illness. The money raised from the Bewley’s cycle and Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Hospice Together with Bewley’s will go towards essential services such as homecare nurses, new equipment and development of new hospice care facilities.

For those interested in hosting a coffee morning to help raise funds for their local hospice, you can register at Bewley’s provides the coffee to each host free of charge and this coffee will be provided to you after you register online. You can also contact your local hospice by calling 1890 998 995.

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