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Alfie & Marcie Streete
Organisation: Chernobyl Children International

Alfie and Marcie Streete’s work with Chernobyl Children International (CCI) has shown them to be volunteers of uncommon compassion, kindness and generosity.

Since 1997 Alfie and Marcie have...

Organisation: Birr Community Responders

David set up Birr Community Responders Group on the in March 2012. He began the ground work to start up the group after the sad passing of his father. This gave David the drive and passion to put...

Organisation: Swan Family Support

Eamonn volunteers with Swan Family Support who provide support to children and family members affected by drug and alcohol misuse. Eamonn introduced holistic treatments to help against cravings...

Organisation: Donore Community Drug and Alcohol Team

Kay volunteers with the Donore Community Drug and Alcohol Team. Having known the hardship of addiction in the family, Kay was a founding member of the Community Response Dram Group which initiated...

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Louise has transformed from a volunteer speaker in secondary schools 10 years ago, to a counsellor, and on to become a post-abortion counsellor, helping women and men who have been through this....

Máirtin O’ Dubhghaill
Organisation: To Children with Love

Máirtin has been volunteering for over 30 years. Through his volunteer work with To Children to Love, Máirtin brings his own personal musical gift to the children - he sits endlessly and patiently...

Organisation: Peamount Healthcare

Marie has been volunteering with Peamount Healthcare for over 10 years. She helped set up a food appreciation group to support clients who missed the smell of cooking and missed preparing their...

Organisation: The Little Flower

Mary volunteers with The Little Flower Centre on Meath Street in Dublin. According to Maria who nominated her “Mary provides French grinds/ lessons to students who would not be able to afford them...

Ray O' Callaghan
Organisation: Down Syndrome Cork

Ray volunteers with Down Syndrome Cork and has had a significant impact on the organisation.

According to Karen in DSCork “He is always thinking about how else to develop DSCork and how to...

Organisation: Tullamore Special Olympics Club

Sheila has been involved with Special Olympics Leinster since 2005. According to Nuala who nominated her “She is the definition of the term ‘Community Champion’. She is a powerhouse and is...