The biggest ‘THANK YOU’ ever to the Staff, students, parents, and all the friends of Johnstown BNS and myself for helping make an outstanding 185 backpacks that will be donated towards Inner-city helping the homeless and A Lending hand Christmas backpack appeal.
There are also several boxes full of food, cereals, biscuits, selection boxes and treats, wash gear, 6 boxes of socks, a box of underwear, and 2 boxes of baby clothes and bags of children’s and adults clothes, coats, and umbrellas.
You will make so many people happy this Christmas knowing they’re cared for and that they matter. Thanks to Centra Johnstown Road, and Dunnes stores for their help and very generous donations again this year. Thanks to Amanda, Mikey, and Katie Hayes for all your help shopping.
Thanks to Valerie Brennan, Bernie O’Dowd, Daragh Bennett, and Eileen Taylor for all your help sorting and packing bags, and thanks to Mr Geoghegan for collecting extra backpacks for me and all your help.
Thanks to Cafe solo and their customers along with the Ulsterbank staff for their amazing donations. Backpacks and boxes will be collected on Friday! Thank you all so much. — Áine Hayes (S.N.A)
Unfortunately in this Covid climate the Annual Christmas Fair will not take place. The schools are totally dependent on income from the Fair to provide essential school equipment and resources for classroom and school use. Many of the class activities could not be funded without this assistance. For parents that are new to the school this is our main fundraiser which raises circa €25,000.
A number of parents have been in contact with the schools to ask how they can help with fundraising in these unusual times.
We intend to hold a Monster Christmas Raffle just before the Christmas holidays. Here are the ways you can help:
Donate a prize
Donate luxury items such as a hotel break, restaurant voucher,
Access to discounted items/vouchers that could be used in the raffle through work or friends
Buying the tickets
Selling tickets to family, work colleagues
If you have any ideas for future fundraising or any other assistance you could give, please contact the office.
Full details on the Christmas Monster Raffle will be issued next week but at the moment please contact the school office by Friday email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help in any way towards prizes for the Monster Christmas Raffle.
Hello parents and guardians, just a quick reminder that our annual photo shoot for the Christmas Calendar is this Monday 22nd And what to wear!
More details on our previous post.
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