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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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We are delighted to launch our 2017 Christmas Card selection.
This year’s cards are by a range of local photographers including Tony Brierton, Aidan Flynn & Oisin Mcfarland Smith.
We are also delighted to announce that two of the images are by Aoife McNulty who has shared her own Cancer experience with us below.
The cards are now on sale in our online shop here:
https://www.shop-purplehouse.ie/product/christmas-cards/ 

Read Aoife’s story below…

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Can you help us by signing our petition and sharing it with your family & friends?

Despite unprecedented demand on our daily services we receive only 20% of our day to day funding from the HSE. We rely almost entirely on donations and fund raising events to survive.

We are calling on the HSE and the Minister for Health Simon Harris to provide sustainable funding to enable us to keep up with the demand on our Services.

Sign our Petition to the Minister for Health & HSE HERE

There are 150,000 Cancer survivors in Ireland.
1 in 4 Cancer survivors have physical/psychological consequences following treatment.

By 2020 1 in 20 people will be a Cancer survivor.

In 2016 more than 1,200 People visited Purple House Cancer Support Centre in Bray and Outreach Support service in Dun Laoghaire for vital Cancer Support Services.

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Friends In Low Places – The Ultimate Garth Brooks Experience has been performing in venues across Ireland, the UK and Europe and has been receiving an overwhelming reaction.

This is your chance to see them live in the Parkview Hotel Newtownmountkennedy on Friday 6th October for a very special performance in aid of Purple House Cancer Support Centre.

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Our 18th Annual Lugnaquilla Challenge takes place on Sunday 3rd September.

Join us and experienced leaders as we climb Leinster’s highest mountain and help us to support families affected by Cancer in Ireland.

Choice of two walks: Lug Summit Walk (5-6 hours) and leisurely Nature Walk (2-3 hours)

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Our 2nd annual cycle challenge in France is taking place from the 7-12th October 2017 and we want YOU to join us and help us to make a difference to the lives of families affected by Cancer.

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We want to say a massive Thank You to all of the amazing ladies who took part in the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon for Purple House Cancer Support!

Your efforts ensure that our Cancer Support Centre can open daily and provide vital services such as Counselling and workshops for families and children affected by Cancer.

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Join Team Purple House in the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon on bank holiday Monday 5th June 2017 and help us make a difference to the lives of people & families affected by Cancer.

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Thank you for helping us to make a difference this Christmas by sending an eCard.

By doing so, you have directly helped us support families affected by Cancer in Ireland.

With 1 in 3 people affected by Cancer in Ireland today, your support is needed more than ever.

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 to see how Purple House has helped him.

Thank you for your support!

The Team at Purple House.

 
 

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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