Charities we support
At HairWeavon, we do whatever we can to support as many charities as possible. These include
Alopecia Ireland is a support group founder by Liz Shiel. The mission of Alopecia Support Ireland is to provide support, raise awareness and educate people with all types of alopecia and their families. HairWeavon supports Alopecia Ireland by attending group meetings and giving presentations at Alopecia Ireland events.
Hope and Smile Charity
The Hope and Smile charity was set up by the Miss Nigeria Ireland organisation and Peter Oghina of Perod Foundation. The charity was set up to raise funds for 'Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children in Crumlin' and the Cancer Research Centre at the University of Lagos (UNILAG). HairWeavon is happy to donate €10 for every chemotherapy wig sold from the 29th July 2012 until the end of 2012 to the Hope & Shine Charity.
Breast Cancer Ireland
Breast Cancer Ireland is a charity established to raise vital funding to support Research into Breast Cancer. Under the direction of leading Breast Surgeon, Professor Arnold K Hill, the goal at Breast Cancer Ireland is to seek to transform breast cancer from often being a fatal disease, to a chronic illness, that can be maintained long term through treatment. Investment in Research is critical towards advancing this goal. If you wish to learn more about the work of the BCI or to make a donation, Pleae visit the BCI website www.breastcancerireland.com
Cathy McCarthy's book - Not The Year You Had Planned
All proceeds from Cathy's book will go to two very worth while charities in Ireland, the Tallaght Cancer Support Group and the Sligo Cancer Support Centre. This book is available to buy in all book stores nationwide for €12.99 We provide the book free of charge to HairWeavon clients undergoing cancer treatment. To learn more about Cathy and the book, click here
Youth Release Project
Youth Release is an Irish organization established in 2007. The organization was set up in response to the dire poverty that thousands of children live in, in Ethiopia. Youth release currently works in the second-largest city in Ethiopia- Dire Dawa. The main aim of the organization is to support local organizations in the developing world to provide services to marginalized and vulnerable youth through the provision of educational and psychosocial support programs. If you wish to learn more about Youth Release or to make a donation, Pleae visit the youth release website http://www.youthrelease.com
Cappagh Hospital Trust
Cappagh Hospital Trust (CHT) is the fundraising arm of Cappagh Hospital. Cappagh Hospital has been the pioneer of Orthopaedic Surgery in Ireland. Funky Feet Friday is an annual fun event to help raise much-needed funds to support the Hospital. All funds raised from the 2012 Funky Feet Campaign will go towards completing the funding of the new 3T MRI Machine, which allows early diagnoses of many illnesses, including Bone Tumour Cancer in children. This machine, operational since May 2011, is the first of its kind in a public hospital in Ireland and provides vital technology that not only benefits patients at Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital but patients from other hospitals as well. To read more about the Funky Feet Campaign and to buy your own funky shoe lace, visit http://funkyfeet.ie/