£1000’s raised for charity in 2017 by St George’s Market

The Spirit of Christmas was in full swing at St George’s Market during December as the traders hosted a local charity each week to help raise much needed funds and awareness. Traders regularly collect for local charities and are indeed known for their generosity throughout the year.  This festive season traders pulled together and with […]

Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice and Domino’s Abseil

Domino’s, the nation’s beloved pizza, recently hosted its first-ever-abseil-fundraiser down the Europa Hotel, Belfast, for its official charity partner, Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice. Charity ambassador and Celebrity MasterChef winner, Niamh Kavanagh, led the team of 40 Domino’s store colleagues down Belfast’s iconic hotel, to help raise much needed funds for the charity, which provides specialist […]

Cancer charity urgently needs volunteers to help fundraise

Cancer charity urgently needs volunteers to help fundraise Cancer Focus Northern Ireland said today it urgently needed a team of up to 250 volunteers to help with street collections and bag packs in the run up to Christmas. “Many business and organisations are willing to let us hold collections and events on their premises but […]

Coffee Hits the Charity Spot for Stena Line

Coffee Hits the Charity Spot for Stena Line Last month Stena Line launched a Group-wide Coffee Campaign to support the Mercy Ships charity in its effort to deliver free, world-class health care to people in need in the developing world. A key part of the campaign included Stena Line customers being given the opportunity to […]

Get absolutely boggin for local kids with cancer

Get Absolutely ‘Boggin’ for Local Kids With Cancer Cancer Fund for Children is calling on local people from across NI to get absolutely ‘boggin’ for local children with cancer this October. Sunday 8th October 2017 will once again see Castlewellan Forest Park filled with charity runners, ready to stuck in for a great cause as the charity’s […]

Could you get boggin for Cancer Fund for Children

Belfast urged to ‘get boggin’ for Cancer Fund for Children    Not even the toughest stain remover is going to help during Cancer Fund for Children’s ‘Bog Run’ which will see competitors getting filthy from top to toe as they tough it out around the lake at Castlewellan Forest Park on October 11 to support […]

2 Days Of Sport At Victoria Square Charity Weekend

It’s all happening in Victoria Square this weekend! The shopping centre is teaming up with Northern Ireland’s leading sporting charity, The Mary Peters Trust, in a bid to support Ireland’s future sports stars.    The year-long partnership with the charity which helps young people, both disabled and able bodied, achieve their sporting dreams and ambitions, […]

My Matalan Alphabet scarf

It seems to be the hottest fashion item around at the minute and it’s selling out across the country, it’s the Matalan Alphabet scarf. So imagine how chuffed I was when I arrived home on Saturday to find this must have item of the season waiting for me and of course with a J for […]

Wednesday is the @commongroundsni Big Charity Give Away event

An award winning south Belfast cafe is preparing to give away its profits to local charities who focus on helping the global poor. Five charities have been shortlisted, and now customers at Common Grounds café on University Avenue will decide which two should share next year’s profits from the popular coffee shop. Voting has been […]

Valentine’s Day Ball for @DiabetesUK

Belfast City Deputy Lord Mayor, Alderman Christopher Stalford today showed his support for Diabetes UK Northern Ireland and is inviting people to back the spectacular Valentine’s Day Ball arranged for Friday 14th February in the Great Hall at Belfast City Hall. Diabetes UK Northern Ireland Fundraising Manager, Naomi Brown, said: “We are asking people to […]

Dragons Den with @newbelfast

Five local charities are set to benefit by thousands of pounds thanks to a ‘Dragon’s Den’ type event being championed by Belfast Lord Mayor Máirtín Ó Muilleoir later this month at City Hall. ‘The Funding Network Belfast’ will take place on Wednesday 27 November and involve up to 80 guests networking and pooling their money […]

Wearing it pink at Belfast Castle

Belfast Castle will be ‘in the pink’ for breast cancer awareness this week in aid of Breast Cancer Campaign’s ‘Wear it Pink’ fundraising event on Friday. The castle will be lit with special LED lights to give it a pink hue tomorrow night (23 October) to raise awareness of Friday’s fundraising event and encourage more […]

Supporting @Prettynpinkni with @Fergusonflowers

One of Belfast’s oldest boutique florists, Ferguson Flowers, has teamed up with Pretty ‘n’ Pink to raise awareness of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and help generate much needed funds for Northern Ireland’s only Breast Cancer charity. During October, all Pink Radiance hand-tie arrangements (from £32.95) ordered online will come adorned with a glittery Pretty ‘n’ […]

My NICFC charity shopper bag

Recently I was asked by the Northern Ireland Cancer Fund for Children ( @nicancerfund ) to create a design they could use on their merchandise during their time as one of the charity partners for the World Police and Fire Games, which start on the 1st August. I ended up with a number of new […]

Quirky Fundraising for Cash for Kids

Quirky Weddings and Jamie at Home have joined forces to throw a fundraising event at The Lost Society, Botanic Avenue, on Thursday 21st July at 7pm, where they will be showcasing Jamie Oliver’s latest range of exclusive homeware products, with a fantastic 15% of sales going straight to Cash for Kids. Cate Conway from Quirky […]

Pretty in Pink @ Victorias

Four piece band Sunshine will be appearing live at Victoria’s, Belfast’s newest chic boutique bar, supporting Pretty n Pink Breast Cancer Charity, tonight at 8pm. The band have gained a strong following in venues all over the north, with a mix spanning various musical tastes offering something for everyone. Tickets cost £5 per person and […]