KINGSPAN RAISES €72,500 FOR IRISH HOSPICE FOUNDATION

10 July 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Kingspan, the maker of highperformance insulation and building envelope solutions, has presented a cheque for €72,500 to the Irish Hospice Foundation. The money raised will be used by IHF’s Nurses for Night Care which is a national service providing free nursing care to families affected by non-cancer illnesses. A team of 9 people from the Kingscourt-based company were due to travel to Italy to take part in the Cycle Challenge between 28 June – 4 July in aid of the Nurses for Night Care service.

The Kingspan team and other cyclists planned to take-on the stunning landscapes of Northern Italy in a 6-day journey from Bassano del Grappo to Lake Como, a distance of over 550km. Unfortunately the event was unable to go ahead due to travel and safety restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic, but the team in Kingspan continued to raise much needed funds for the Irish charity.

Team Kingspan have participated in all of the IHF Cycles over the last eleven years. The Kingspan-sponsored cycle has raised over €2 million for the IHF since it started in 2009, of which over €400,000 was donated by Kingspan. Over 4,500 families…

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