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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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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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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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Helen Eyre O’Connor cycled a distance of over 200km last October in memory of her dear sister Pauline McKenzie

Helen (68) was one of a group of 21 people from the Bray area who cycled the length of the Canal du Midi in France from Toulouse to Sete, all for Purple House Cancer Support.

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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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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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We are all great at helping out and looking after others, but when it comes to asking for or seeking help for ourselves, that’s a different matter.
I went through breast cancer some years ago, surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
I was going along fine, got the five year “all clear” and all of a sudden the seriousness of the illness and what had happened to me hit home…

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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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