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Our very popular fun run in inflatable sumo suits – Sumo Run Ireland is returning not once, but twice in 2017!

The first event takes place in Marlay Park Dublin on Sunday 23rd April 2017 and again on Bray Seafront on Sunday 27th August 2017.

Sign up for either event at www.sumorun.ie and join us in the fight against Cancer.

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This February we are asking you to support people living with Cancer by picking up a Purple Heart pin badge for 2Euro.  Wear your Purple Heart on Valentines Day Tuesday 14th February and show your support!

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Are you a parent with a cancer diagnosis, who has a child aged between 5 and 12 years old?

Purple House Cancer Support will be running a 6 week CLIMB Programme starting on Wednesday 1st March at 3pm in Purple House Parnell Road Bray, Co. Wicklow.

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Calling all budding photographers & artists!

How would you like to see one of your images on our Christmas Cards next year?
We here at Purple House are running a competition to have your photo or drawing on our 2017 Christmas Card selection.

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We would like to take this opportunity to wish you a very Happy Christmas and to thank you for your support to us.

We would also like to show you the impact you have made to the people and families we support in your community.

1,272 people visited our Cancer Support Centre in Bray & Outreach Support Clinic in Dun Laoghaire so far this year, for support, counselling, classes & information. 

Please see further details on our community impact below

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Byron Hayes speaks about the sense of fear and isolation that a Cancer diagnosis can bring to a family. These feelings can be heightened at Christmas due to the emotion that this time of year brings.  Watch Byron’s video here

Help us to support more people like Byron this Christmas.

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Make a difference this Christmas by sending an eCard instead of a traditional Christmas Card.

By doing so, you will help us support families affected by Cancer in Ireland.

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Caring at home for a loved one with a serious illness can be both very daunting but also very rewarding.  Hearing the news that someone you love is ill and the prognosis is not good can be very upsetting.  Often people do not know where to turn for help and information.  Discharge from hospital can happen before a care plan is put in place and families can find it difficult to know where to access the necessary equipment such as a special bed or mattress, oxygen or other necessary items.

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Our annual Christmas Candlelight service takes place on Friday 2nd December at 8pm in the Holy Redeemer Church, Main Street, Bray, Co. Wicklow. All welcome!

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In light of the recent controversy at Console, we want to reassure & remind our clients & supporters of the Governance & Transparency measures we have in place at Purple House over the past 26 years.

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