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Donate your loose Lego bricks and fund home nursing care for sick kids

Jack & Jill has created a new ‘currency’ to fund home nursing care for sick children in the form of donated Lego blocks and is calling on families to round up that loose unwanted Lego and donate or sell it

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Jack & Jill Mobile Phone Recycling campaign ends this month!

Over the years old mobile phones have created a large number of nursing hours for our very sick and fragile children. Unfortunately due to a change in the market, the value of these phones have declined considerably. Due to this

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Letter to recycling supporters to inform on the Rewards Scheme Cessation

Dear Supporter, On behalf of everyone in The Jack and Jill Foundation I would like to personally thank you for supporting our Handset Rewards Recycling Appeal. Your support is truly valued and it is for this reason that I am

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Great feature in Educational Guide Magazine about Jack & Jill’s launch of the new Recycle &d Rewards Campaign

Recycling for Children Jack & Jill have teamed up with Irish owned, global company, Swapkit Corporate, who have set up the re-use and recycle programs to help raising funds for the Foundation! ” The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation provides direct funding, and 24/7 support,

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Important announcement about computer/cartridge recycling!

The Jack & Jill Foundation management has recently reviewed the Recycling Program and unfortunately, due to the the very weak return on time and logistics invested, has decided to stop the printer cartridge and the old computer collections. This will

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Why would you spend €50 on wrapping paper for a donated phone?

I am always slightly nervous when the industrial sized postal sacks are hastily dropped in to us at 10am each morning. We can nearly guess the quantities of donated phones by the weight of the sacks at this stage. It’s

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Jack & Jill Founders meet different Country leaders on the same day!

Great coincidence!? On Friday 1st March the two co-founders of the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation, Senator Mary-Ann O’Brien and Jonathan Irwin met with different Country Leaders in two sides of the world. An Taoiseach Enda Kenny was in Lily O’Brien’s Chocolate Factory

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Update on recycling programme

Folamh Ireland, the main company involved in Jack & Jill’s recycling programme, went into liquidation in October 2012. Folamh had been instrumental in supporting Jack & Jill to raise much needed funds for home nursing care through the recycling of

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On Crutches Facebook Photo Competition Winner!

Olivia Payne from Athlone is the winner of the Jack & Jill Foundation’s crutch recycling competition which supports the launch of Jack & Jill’s 3 month crutch harvest Olivia has won a 2 Night stay for up to 4 people in

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postfone phone scrappage deal in 600 An Post locations to benefit Jack & Jill

postfone, the mobile phone network from An Post, announces new trade-in deal benefiting the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation Almost 300 severely disabled children receiving home nursing care from the Jack & Jill will benefit directly from a new nationwide

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