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Kirby helps to grant the wishes of children

  • December 8, 2015

    Kirby, one of Ireland’s leading engineering services organisations, is helping to grant the wishes of children aged between 3 and 17 years living with life-threatening medical conditions by making a donation of €20,000 to Make-A-Wish Ireland.

    Community engagement is very important at Kirby with the company supporting a significant number of charities and community initiatives each year. As well as supporting charities throughout the year, Kirby make donations to a number of charities in December every year. This Christmas alone, the company will contribute over €60,000 to local charities. In recognition of the wonderful work that Make-A-Wish Ireland carry out and to help the charity fulfil Christmas wishes, Kirby donated €20,000.

    Fergus Frawley, Kirby Group Managing Director, said ‘Kirby is committed to engaging with our communities and supporting local charities. We are proud to support Make-A-Wish Ireland, a charity which works so hard at improving the lives of children with life-threatening conditions. We hope our donation goes some way towards enriching the lives of these children and their families.’

    Susan O’Dwyer, CEO, Make-A-Wish Ireland said: ‘On behalf of our wish children and their families, I would like to say a very big thank you to Kirby. Their very generous donation to Make-A-Wish this Christmas means a lot to us. We receive no Government funding and rely on the generosity of the general public in order to fulfil our wishes each year

    Since arriving in Ireland in 1992, Make-A-Wish Ireland has granted wishes to almost 1,700 children. The charity has one simple aim, to grant the wishes of children aged between 3 and 17 years living with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

    Fergus Frawley, Kirby Group Managing Director pictured presenting a €20,000 donation on behalf of Kirby to Susan O’Dwyer, CEO, Make-A-Wish Ireland