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Trócaire Launch This Year's Lenten Appeal

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For those suffering from climate change and covid 19 in Zimbabwe.

Funds from this year's lenten appeal will help those suffering from climate change and Covid-19 in Zimbabwe.

Trocaire says its boxes are being sent out to 700,000 homes, schools and churches this week, a tradition which has been ongoing for almost 50 years.

People looking to get a box this year can do so by phoning the charity or filling out a form on its website.

Almost 700,000 homes, schools and churches will begin receiving their Trócaire boxes from today.

Miriam O Donoghue, Head of Communications Trócaire: "The Trocaire box is more than just a money collecting mechanism, it's a symbol in everyones home that there are communities out there that are so much worse off than us."

Miriam spoke to Ciara Noble on Tuesday's Kildare Today:


Troicaire CEO, Caoimhe De Barra, says the funds it gets go a long way:

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