DONEGAL HOSPITAL HOSTS PINK DAY IN AID OF BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

first_imgFEATURES: Pink was the colour of the day and of the Month at the Sheil Hospital, Ballyshannon.Today the Sheil Hospital hosted a coffee morning and held a lunch timewalk as a fundraiser to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The coffee morning took place at the Sheil from 9:30am to 1:30pm.Proceeding this there was a walk leaving the Hospital, crossing the bridge up through the town of Ballyshannon, finishing at the Sheil.There was a huge turn out by HSE staff and members of the community who came along to have a coffee and enjoy some delicious home baking.Many of the residents at the Sheil also dressed in pink for the day in support of the event. A large group of participants took part on on the walk.All of the walkers adhered to the pink dress code creating a fabulous upliftingdisplay of pink colour through the town of Ballyshannon.The prize for the best dressed person was a lunch for two at the Sandhouse Hotel and this went to Laura Robinson.The second prize of lunch for two at Dorrians Hotel went to Joan O’Kane and third prize ofa bottle of wine went to Marie Hunter.Speaking at the fundraiser, Donna Reid Director of Nursing at the Sheil stated “We are thrilled to see the numbers of people who made the effort to dress in pink today and come along today to support this very worthwhile cause.“This is the second year we have held this fundraiser and we intend to build upon its success year after year.” The Sheil Hospital would like to thank all those who helped organise the fundraiser.And all who baked goods for the coffee morning a special word of thanks goes to the Sandhouse Hotel and Dorrians Hotel for their generous donation of prizes.All proceeds from today’s fundraiser will go towards the Irish Cancer Society.DONEGAL HOSPITAL HOSTS PINK DAY IN AID OF BREAST CANCER AWARENESS was last modified: October 17th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Featuresnewslast_img read more