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November 18, 2019  Posted in: News, Uncategorised

Helping Handbags at Christmas

Christmas is a time of joy and thanksgiving for many,  however for too many woman it’s a time of heartache.  At risk homeless women may have left their homes with only the clothes on their backs and without the necessities that we all take for granted.  The Helping Hands Organisation is a voluntary organisation set up by Tiffany Mulroy and Niamh O’Hara in 2014. Their aim is to support and help support homeless woman and to supply them with much needed female hygiene products.. Saint Patrick’s Cathedral are delighted to support this initiative as part of our mission under the Health & Well-being & Alleviation of Suffering Pillars.

Where and When?

Helping Handbags organisation have set themselves a target of 600 filled handbags which they will pass them on to homeless shelters and women’s refuge centres, where they will given to those most in need.

  1. Drop Off  Point 1 You can drop your handbags to the Papal Cross in the Phoenix Park on the 1st of December between 12-2pm.
  2. Drop Off Point 2:  We would welcome everyone to drop their bags to the Cathedral on the following dates:
    1. Thurs 28th November 09.30 – 17.00hrs
    2. Fri 29th November 09.30 – 17.00hrs
    3. Sat 30th the November 09.00 – 17.00

If you can’t make it on one of those days, Contact Kelley Bermingham the Cathedral Community Officer  on 01-4539472 Ext 210. Delivery will be made from the Cathedral to the Park on Sunday 1st December 2019.

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