Kerry Hospice Hopes Public Supports Sunflower Days Next Month

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Launching Kerry Hospice Foundation Sunflower Days were, in front; Maura Sullivan, David Moran and Mary Shanahan. At back, Julett Culloty, Aileen Diggins (Clinical Nurse Manager) and Andrea O’Donoghue. Photo by Dermot Crean

KERRY Hospice Foundation is hoping the public will support the annual Hospice Sunflower Days on Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11.

Kerry footballer David Moran was on hand to launch the fundraiser in Kerry where Hospice volunteers will be selling sunflower merchandise around the county to raise vital funds for the hospice and home care services.

“The last Sunflower day on the streets was in 2019 and we are so excited this year that we can go back to normality and meet the wonderful people of Kerry who have supported the services over the last 30 years,” said a Kerry Hospice spokesperson.

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Sunflower days are celebrating 32 years and its one of Ireland’s biggest charity fundraisers. Kerry Hospice need to raise €600,000 a year to support the Specialist Palliative Care Services and the Home Care Services and in the near future to fund two nurse prescribers which will benefit the whole county.

They also have a Swift Donate Page and the link is SFD Kerry Hospice thanked everybody for their support over the last number of years and especially over the last two years when COVID restrictions did not allow street collections.

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