Helen Sherlock

 

Charity


Each year I select a charity of the year and run events to raise money. As well as that I donate 10% of my download sales to my chosen charity.


Charity of the year 2017 

Our charity this year is ChildVision , the national education centre for blind children, located on Gracepark Road, here in Drumcondra. 

2 yoga mornings and a raffle raised €1,623.80. Thanks again - the money will be well used. 


Charity of the year 2016 

Our selected charity was Action Aid Ireland  a global movement of people working together to promote human rights and defeat poverty for all. 

Our workshops and raffles during the year raised €1,292.50. Thanks to everyone who contributed so generously. 


Charity of the year 2015 

Our charity was St. Michael's House  which supports children and adults with learning disabilities. 

A big thanks to everyone who supported our events and helped to raise €1,326. 


Charity of the year 2014 

The 2014 charity was Crosscare Food Cafe, Portland Row, Dublin 1. 

We have had a number of events during the year, including raffles and yoga classes and have raised €1,377 for this amazing charity. Thanks to everyone for your great support. 


Charity of the year 2013 

Our charity was the St. Vincent de Paul Society. 

We had a couple of raffles during the year. Thanks to everyone who bought tickets and to Cathy at Primula Natural Skincare who donated beautiful gift sets as prizes. 

Yoga workshops in April and November were a great success. Thanks to everyone who participated and also to all who sponsored me in the Flora Mini-marathon in June.

Our total for the year was  €1720.  


Charity of the year 2012

Our charity in 2012 was the Huntington's Disease Association of Ireland (HDAI). Huntington's Disease is an inherited disease of the central nervous system. It is estimated that 400 people in Ireland have the disease and there is currently no cure. HDAI is a national voluntary organisation established to provide information, counselling and support to those diagnosed with Huntington's and their families. 

We had a number of events during the year, including a chair yoga course and yoga workshops, raising €1,274. 


Charity of the year 2011

St. Joseph's Centre for the Visually Impaired (now ChildVision) was our 2011 nominated charity. We raised over  €1,100 for this wonderful organisation, money which was put to great use.