Michael Foy Birthday Remembrance Walk raises €5,335 in aid of Galway Hospice

Avril Foy (Copy)Avril and Stephen Foy, daughter and son of the late Michael Foy, recently visited Galway Hospice to present a cheque for €5,335, being the proceeds raised through a birthday remembrance walk held in memory of their father Michael.

Nicola Purcell, CNM1 at Galway Hospice, met with Avril and Stephen on the evening of their visit to the hospice, and thanked them for their time and support. The special walk took place in Westport on 21st October, and was followed by a raffle, refreshments and music in McCarthy’s Bar, Westport. Pictured are: Stephen Foy, Nicola Purcell (CNM1, Galway Hospice) and Avril Foy.

Sincere thanks to Avril, Stephen and all of the Foy family for choosing Galway Hospice as the beneficiary of this special fundraising event. Thank you also to McCarthy’s for facilitating the entertainment and refreshments following the walk, as well as to all of the participants, volunteers and supporters on the day.

Every year, Galway Hospice must raise €1.8 million to maintain current levels of Hospice Home Care, Day Care and Bereavement Support services throughout Galway city and county.  Galway Hospice depends hugely on fundraising endeavours like this one to reach this annual fundraising target.  Thank you for your support to date.


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