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Lions Club of Newcastle

County Down

The Lions Club of Newcastle, County Down is a non-religious and non-political charity made up of ordinary men and women.

We are under the affiliation of Lions Club International which is one of the largest charities in the world.

Every penny we collect is given to charities.

If you have an hour to spare and help our community why not think about joining us.

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Newcastle (NC) and Newry (N) Lions Clubs Highlight Childhood Cancer Fund Appeal

 

On Monday  Lions Clubs from  Newcastle and Newry visited  Daisy Lodge to present cheques for £2,000.00 and  £1,000.00 to the  Children's Cancer Fund to  South  Down  Regional  Fund Raiser, Aisling  Gibson. The donations resulted from a lot of hard work by both Clubs. 

In thanking the Lions for their donation, Aisling spoke of the work of  Daisy Lodge, in helping to give families of those effected  Daisy  Lodge,  this  festive  season will  host  96  families for  a  short  therapeutic  break. In total 432   individuals  will be  welcomed through  the  doors of  Daisy  Lodge  for rest  and relaxation. 4,320  warming  meals  will be  skillfully  prepared by  the  Hospitality  team There  is  a waiting  list  of  50   families.

Plans  for  second  Daisy  Lodge  in  Cong  Co  Mayo  have  begun  as site  has been cleared  and  construction will begin  in   2024  and  plans  to  open  late  2025.

Photo:  Lions from  Newry (N) and Newcastle (NC) visit  Daisy Lodge Children  Cancer Fund to present cheques for  £2,000.00 and  £1,000.00 to  Aisling Gibson  South Down Regional  Fund raiser.  Included in the photo are:  Brian  Cowan (N), Dan (NC) Gareth Fitzgerald (N) Pres Liz Murphy

(NC) Aisling Gibson  SDRF ,"VDG Marian Mc Greevy (NC) Pres Thomas Braham (N)

 

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We raise funds for worthy causes and individuals.

We organise service activities to assist people in our community.

- Maintain 10 defibrillators in Newcastle area,

- Collect & recylcle spectacles, bikes, sewing machines, & tools for Africa.

- Collect for the Pantry Foodbank.

We have different activities each year.

- The Daisy Dander in support of Daisy Lodge.

- Monthly coffee mornings.

- We organize Pub Quizes and street collections for various causes.

We assist and support different schools, groups, individuals, and charities each year local and international.

- Our local senior schools take part in an annual Peace Poster competition.

- Spectacles recycling supported by local opticians and councils.

Preloved spectacles can be left in the Library and local opticians.

We need your help to help others.

- A 2 hour commitment each month will make a difference.

- We meet once a month in the Burrendale Hotel at 7.30pm on 2nd Tuesday of the month.

- Where there's a need there's a Lion.

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