Vodafone gives €812,000 to Irish charities

first_img Howard Lake | 13 August 2007 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Tagged with: Funding Ireland Vodafone gives €812,000 to Irish charities Vodafone Ireland Foundation (VIF) has announced that 16 charities are to receive funding through its 2007 grant application round. The selected charities will share in a total fund of €812,000 to continue their essential work with children and young people.Within the group of 16 charities, there is wide range of organisations of varying sizes making a significant impact already. Some examples of the programmes being funded are:— OPEN (One Parent Exchange Network), an organisation dedicated to offering support to lone parents throughout the country.— The Peter McVerry Trust which is committed to reducing the effects of homelessness, drug misuse and social disadvantage.Some smaller benefiting organisations such as Meath based charity ‘Third Age Foundation’ will receive funding to support their ‘Failte Isteach’ programme, a homework club which utilises the skills and experience of older people in the community to assist New Irish adults and children with the English language and cultural transition.The funding was announced in May 2007, and Vodafone Ireland Foundation was inundated with applications for available grants. The recipients were selected following a detailed assessment which looked at how the organisations fulfilled the Foundations current funding criteria, the impact and sustainability of the project, and the potential outcome and longer-term benefit to the Community and society into consideration.www.vodafoneirelandfoundation.ie  34 total views,  4 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

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BVI Airways Service to Dominica designed to accomodate international travellers

first_imgLifestyleLocalNewsTravel BVI Airways Service to Dominica designed to accomodate international travellers by: – July 4, 2011 Tweet Share Share Sharing is caring!center_img Share 74 Views   one comment BVI Airways. Photo credit: caribbean360.com(Roseau Dominica – July 4, 2011) – Three times weekly, North American and European travellers wishing to visit Dominica can connect on the same day with non-stop service to Melville Hall Airport, Dominica (DOM) via BVI Airways from Princess Juliana International Airport, St. Maarten (SXM). Passengers on flights arriving into St. Maarten on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays before 5:00PM can connect into Dominica on BVI Airways flight 206 departing Princess Juliana International at 6:00PM.  Visitors in close proximity to the cities listed below or who are able to connect to these outbound flights will be able to take advantage of this same day connection.BVI Airways began serving Melville Hall Airport from Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport, Tortola, BVI (EIS) and Princess Juliana International Airport on June 4, 2011.  Travellers are encouraged to take advantage of introductory pricing ranging from as low as US$99 each way for a round trip ticket based on availability plus applicable taxes and fees.  For bookings and other inquiries contact: [email protected] or visit: www.gobvi.com.  The local agent for BVI Airways in Dominica is Whitchurch Travel: (767) 448-2181/0111.Press ReleaseDiscover Dominica Authoritylast_img read more

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