Fundraising and Events Co-ordinator
Childhood Cancer Ireland
by fionnuala murphy
1M ago
Fundraising and Events Co-ordinator We are hiring! We’re looking for a Fundraising and Events Coordinator. Closing date for applications: COB March 8th, 2024 Job Purpose Childhood Cancer Ireland aims to significantly increase its fundraising income in the coming years. Donations from the community have always been a significant source of our income. We need to continue to build on this success and increase our income in other areas, such as corporate and major donations. The Fundraising and Events Coordinator, as part of our dynamic team, will work to achieve our ambitious annual revenue targ ..read more
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Lord Mayor of Dublin hosts childhood cancer patients and survivors on International Childhood Cancer Day 
Childhood Cancer Ireland
by fionnuala murphy
1M ago
Lord Mayor of Dublin hosts childhood cancer patients and survivors on International Childhood Cancer Day  15th February 2024 Children with cancer and survivors of childhood cancer attended a special afternoon tea at the Mansion House today, hosted by the Lord Mayor of Dublin Daithí de Róiste to mark International Childhood Cancer Day.   Every year, 369 children, adolescents and young adults (age 0 – 24) are diagnosed with cancer in Ireland. That means that, on average, one family is given this terrifying news each day. Thankfully, Ireland has a high survival rate but it can com ..read more
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Families facing a childhood cancer diagnosis to benefit from LIA / Childhood Cancer Ireland partnership 
Childhood Cancer Ireland
by fionnuala murphy
2M ago
Families facing a childhood cancer diagnosis to benefit from LIA / Childhood Cancer Ireland partnership  Across Ireland an average of 369 children and young adults aged 0-24 are newly diagnosed with childhood cancer every year. This equates to nine families receiving a devastating diagnosis of childhood cancer every week. While the families primary focus is on the treatment and recovery of their child, significant additional stresses are brought about by the financial impacts resulting from the need to treat and care for their child, including medical, counselling, physiotherapy and othe ..read more
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Childhood Cancer International Europe Conference
Childhood Cancer Ireland
by fionnuala murphy
2M ago
Childhood Cancer International Europe Conference Are you a parent or survivor who would like to attend a European conference to learn from other countries and to share your experiences?    Childhood Cancer International (CCI) Europe is a parent and survivor-led body and will hold it’s annual conference in Milan, Italy, from Wednesday 15th to Saturday 18th May 2024.   We would like to invite expressions of interest from one parent and one survivor (over the age of 18) to attend this conference and help put forward the experiences of Irish patients and survivors and to learn abou ..read more
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Coffee Perfection supports Childhood Cancer Ireland
Childhood Cancer Ireland
by fionnuala murphy
3M ago
Coffee Perfection supports Childhood Cancer Ireland Coffee Perfection, founded by Sean McEnroe, has been a fantastic supporter of Childhood Cancer Ireland over the last 10 years. Coffee Perfection is committed to only sourcing quality and sustainable coffees, with a customer base around the country that ranges from small independent coffee shops to large convenience chains and hotel chains. Coffee Perfection have partnered with Childhood Cancer Ireland to bring you a very special 100% Colombian Coffee. When you purchase this delicious coffee you are contributing to the fight against child ..read more
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Cancer Trends Report for Childhood, Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer
Childhood Cancer Ireland
by fionnuala murphy
3M ago
Cancer Trends Report for Childhood, Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer The first report on childhood cancer to also include adolescent and young adult cancer, was published this morning by National Cancer Registry Ireland.   Childhood, adolescent and young adult cancer remains rare, with just under 370 cases per year on average   However, incidence continues to increase, with cancer in 0-15 year olds increasing by 1.3% from 1996 – 2020 and 1.1% in 16-24 year olds. Five-year survival has increased from 82% (2002-2010 cases) to 87% (2011-2019) in 0-15 year olds and from 87% to 90 ..read more
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Lions Clubs of Ireland #GoGold
Childhood Cancer Ireland
by fionnuala murphy
3M ago
Lions Clubs of Ireland #GoGold This year, Childhood Cancer Ireland and Lions Clubs of Ireland will ‘Light It Up Gold’ to raise awareness of childhood, adolescent and young adult cancer. In 2023, Lions Clubs in Ireland complemented their fifteen existing District projects with a new focus on childhood cancer.   This September and throughout the year, Lions Clubs across Ireland will hold several events, including Light It Up Gold walks and other awareness and fundraising events, bringing communities together in solidarity with families affected by childhood cancer and helping to raise fun ..read more
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Access to play therapy pilot programme
Childhood Cancer Ireland
by fionnuala murphy
3M ago
Access to play therapy pilot programme We know that a diagnosis of childhood or adolescent cancer has a huge impact on the entire family. We also know that the emotional effects can last long after treatment has ended. We are pleased to launch a new pilot programme to offer families an opportunity to access play therapy for a child or teen who has had cancer, or their sibling. Find out more about the programme. The post Access to play therapy pilot programme appeared first on Childhood Cancer Ireland ..read more
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Lions Clubs of Ireland to support children with cancer nationwide 
Childhood Cancer Ireland
by fionnuala murphy
3M ago
Lions Clubs of Ireland to support children with cancer nationwide  Hundreds of families affected by childhood cancer around the country will be helped by a new project being launched by Lions Clubs across Ireland in partnership with the charity Childhood Cancer Ireland.  An average of seven children, adolescents and young adults (aged 0-24) are diagnosed with cancer each week in Ireland.   This September, during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Childhood Cancer Ireland and Lions Clubs throughout the island of Ireland will ‘Light It Up Gold’ to raise awareness of childhood ..read more
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New parent workshops
Childhood Cancer Ireland
by fionnuala murphy
3M ago
New parent workshops Ahead of International Childhood Cancer Day on 15th February, national children’s cancer charity Childhood Cancer Ireland has announced a new series of workshops to help parents to overcome the trauma of a childhood cancer diagnosis. Approximately 353 children, adolescents and young adults are diagnosed with cancer every year in Ireland and will benefit greatly from this emotional support.    The first workshop, entitled “Putting the pieces back together: understanding the experience and taking steps forward”, will take place in Sligo on 11th March and aims to help p ..read more
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