The Wicklow Hospice Foundation recently participated in the Tesco Community Fund in all six Tesco stores across County Wicklow. The Foundation received support from Tesco customers across Wicklow who used their blue tokens to help the Hospice raise funds to commence the building of the 15-bed hospice.
Pictured are Geoff Byrne, (Chief Operations Officer Tesco Ireland), Joanne Doyle (Regional Manager) and Michael O’Reilly, (Store Director) who presented Sinead Tarmey and Evanne Cahill of the Wicklow Hospice Foundation with a Tesco Community Fund donation of €2194.92 from the six stores Tesco stores across Wicklow.
The Tesco Community Fund is helping thousands of local causes across Ireland, donating over €2.1 million to over 7,500 local projects since 2014. Over the past week, Tesco stores have presented over 450 local projects causes with €120,000 worth of donations from the Community Fund, enabling them to make a big difference in communities’ right across Ireland.
Tesco customers can simply fill out a nomination form in store and every 8 weeks, three local causes will be selected for the Tesco Community Fund. Customers can also nominate a cause online via: www.tesco.ie/communityfund And at the end of each phase, blue token votes are counted and up to €1,000 is shared proportionally between the three local projects. Further information and criteria for entry is available on www.tesco.ie/communityfund.