Croí, the Irish heart and stroke charity, is to host a webinar on heart valve disease on Thursday September 16 from 7-8pm as part of International Heart Valve Disease Awareness Week. The “Listen to Your Heart” webinar will feature contributions from a heart specialist and a person living with heart valve disease. To register for free, visit croi.ie/valveweek
The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation wants you to join its annual Up the Hill for Jack & Jill fundraising challenge this October. Simply recruit some friends and family, pick a day and a local hill to climb, walk or run, and you’re off! You can register for just €18 – the cost of one hour of specialist home nursing care. Funds raised go to support the 25 families currently cared for by Jack & Jill in Kildare. For more information and to register, check out www.jackandjill.ie.
Charity Country Music Show in aid Baltinglass Hospital Patient Comfort Fund takes place on Sunday 12th September at the Glen Lounge in Castleruddery from 3 to 6pm. (All proceeds from the night will go to the Baltinglass Hospital Patient Comfort Fund)
The Zero Waste Cottage Market will take place at Rathcoffey GAA this Saturday from 10am until 2pm, with a great range of locally made food, locally grown fresh vegetables & unique handcrafts.
New stall holders welcome. For more details, contact Pat on 085 8121414
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Community Focus, brought to you by Glengorey Pumps is broadcast 4 times a day Monday to Friday at 11.20am, 3.20pm, 6.40pm & 8.20pm, daily.
ALONE, the charity that supports older people, is currently looking for volunteers aged 18 and over to visit older people in their area who may be experiencing loneliness. If you have a spare hour in your week to volunteer, or if you require support from ALONE, Visit www.alone.ie or call us on 0818 222 024.
MABS outreach clinic in the Athy Community and Family Resource Centre in Woodstock Street, Athy every Thursday, 10am to 12.30pm.
Threshold would like to remind renters, if you are experiencing difficulties in renting your home, Threshold continues to provide free, independent, and confidential advice and support to individuals and families via our new webchat service available on our website - threshold.ie or our freephone helpline which is 1800 454 454. If you have a query about rent increases, arrears, standards and repairs or ending a tenancy, contact Threshold for advice and support.
Threshold’s webchat operates Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 5pm via threshold.ie. Threshold’s freephone helpline remains available Monday to Friday, 9am to 9pm at 1800 454 454
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