WILD ATLANTIC MIZEN CYCLE - 11 JULY 2020

BENEFICIARIES 2019

Cancer Support House

Bantry Hospice Project. Since the opening of the Hospice units at Bantry General Hospital, Bantry Hospice has provided great support and comfort to many families throughout the West Cork area. The units were specifically designed as self-contained apartments within the hospital complex to include a kitchen area and sleeping area for the family and relatives of the patient.

Bantry Hospice Project have recently setup a hardship fund to assist families affected by cancer. They are seeking funds to expand the number of recipients who can receive this assistance.

Huntington's Disease Association of Ireland

Schull Community Care provides a meals on wheels service, weekly social centre, outings and social events for the older citizens in and around the Mizen Peninsula. The area it covers extends from Ballydehob as far as Mizen Head including Dunbeacon and Durrus.

Schull Community Care are seeking funds to purchase additional equipment as the equipment they have is not enough to cater for the 130+ meals they cook per week.

Bantry Lifeboat

Caheragh National School is a primary school in Caheragh, West Cork teaching the full range of subjects for pupils aged from 4 years to 13 years.The school has one prefab unit which is used as a classroom for teaching pupils with special educational needs.

Caheragh National School are seeking funding in order to replace the roof of the prefab of the Special Educational Needs Room as it is leaking.

Dunmanway Community Council

Bantry Area Defibrillation Group provides & services Defibrillators around Bantry & also provides ongoing training so that  potentially life-saving intervention can be given to members of the community in distress.

Bantry Area Defibrillation Group are seeking funding to maintain their present equipment by purchasing new batteries and pads for their existing defibrillators and they also hope to invest in new defibrillators and to promote community CPR and AED use..

Bandon Area Special Children

Friends of Skibbereen Hospital are a group which raise funds to provide services for the patients and patrons of Skibbereen Hospital.

Friends of Skibbereen Hospital are currently fundraising in order to purchase an 8 seater bus which can accommodate 2 wheelchairs and 6 passengers which can be used by patients and their families to attend appointments and clinics etc.

Dunmanway Community Garden

West Cork Women Against Violence Project  are there for women who are experiencing or have experienced domestic violence.  They listen to women and give support and information as required and have a We do have a drop in Service at their main office in Bantry.

West Cork Women Against Violence Project hope to open a safe house / refuge in the West Cork area. They are seeking funding in order to cover the cost of installing a security system in the house.

Beneficiaries 2019