WISH DAY STREET COLLECTION CANCELLED DUE TO COVID- 19

12 March 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

In the interests of public health and safety, the children’s charity Make-AWish Ireland, who grant wishes to children living with life threatening illnesses, have reluctantly made the decision to cancel their on-street collections, which were due to take place around the country, this Friday, March 13th.

However, they are proceeding with a ‘Virtual Wish Day’ this Friday, where they are asking the public to donate through the Make-A-Wish website, www.makeawish.ie or by texting to donate Text MYWISH to 50300 to donate €4 to Make-A-Wish Ireland – Text costs €4. Make-A-Wish will receive a minimum of €3.60. Service Provider: LIKECHARITY. Helpline: 076 6805278.

A media release stated: “Due to the already present concerns of COVID-19 and the forecast of further outbreaks, Make-AWish Ireland has made the unprecedented decision to cancel their on street collections. They are urging members of the public to go “virtual” for this….

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