Mayo Retailer, Gerry Casey and his team in Casey’s Londis Castlebar, Ballina, Galway, Limerick & Kildare raised €10,000 for Londis’ official charity partner LauraLynn Ireland’s Children’s Hospice during the February 280,000 Step Challenge.
In total, more than 500 Londis Retailers, their families and staff from 48 stores, across 15 counties in Ireland signed up for the Step Challenge and contributed to the 219.8 million steps that were walked for this very worthy cause.
Commenting, Conor Hayes, Londis Sales Director said, “Gerry Casey and the team in Casey Londis Group have a proud tradition of undertaking these charity initiatives with enthusiasm and this is no exception. To raise €10,000 for such a worthy cause is a tremendous testament to their commitment and giving nature and we’re all very proud of them.”
LauraLynn is the only specialist hospice in Ireland to care for children with life-limiting conditions and their families. The children’s hospice provides palliative and end-of-life care to children with life-limiting conditions and gives respite and support to their families – at the hospice, in the community and in their own homes. The hospice also provides psychological support and counselling, residential family camps, a bereavement programme, music therapies and holistic therapies to the families.