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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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The Annual Kilkenny College TY Tractor Run raises €3680 for Jack & Jill Foundations

The annual Kilkenny College TY Tractor Run took place on Thursday 28th April, 2016 in very unseasonal weather conditions: the rain, sleet and biting cold temperatures did not deter the young drivers who had been planning the event for some

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Six Thousand Thank You From Jack & Jill

The Jack & Jill liaison nurse Eilín Ní Mhurchú was pleasantly surprised last Thursday when she visited Scoil an Athar Tadhg in Carraig na bhFear Ms. Ní Mhúrchú was there to collect the money raised from the sale of the schools

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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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Jack & Jill has been selected as one of the charities to benefit from the new ‘Change for Charity’ campaign, in which we ask you to get your school involved

Change for Charity is the brainchild of Norma Smurfit and is based on the Central Bank’s Rounding Initiative which took place in Wexford in 2013 to try and reduce the number of 1c and 2c coins in circulation in Ireland.

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Jimmy Crowley sings with the children of Carraig na bhFear for The Jack & Jill Foundation

Singing to Help Our Little Friends The children of Scoil an Athar Tadhg, Carraig na bhFear recently recorded a CD with all proceeds from the sale going to Jack and Jill Foundation.  Carraig na bhFear have undertaken a CD Project

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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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St. John’s Children’s Liturgy Group Cheque Presentation

BIG THANK to Philomena Curran and All the Children at St. John’s Children’s Liturgy Group, Kilkenny! They raised €1,200 by holding a cake sale, a children’s card making workshop, selling brick a brack at a stall in Cillin Hill, and

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Big Thank to Sarah Coughlan and Trinny Daly

Well Done to Sarah Coughlan and Trinny Daly (age 11 years) who organised a Cake Sale and Raffle in aid of Jack & Jill. They did all the organising themselves from baking cakes to collecting Spot Prizes for the Raffle! The cake sale was

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Car Wash Day in Applegreen Kinsealy Dublin in aid Jack and Jill & St. Nicholas of Myra National School

  A big thank to all children from St. Nicholas of Myra National School and the Applegreen Kinsealy who raised last Saturday €1013 for the school & The Jack and Jill Foundation! The event was a huge success: parents and kids

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