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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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Join Team Purple House in the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon on bank holiday Monday 6th June 2016!

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A collection of works produced by class participants of Purple House Cancer Support.

Clients of Purple House Cancer Support have come together to host an exhibition of their works produced during their classes in Purple House.
The Exhibition Expressions of Life includes a variety of mediums. These include paintings, drawings, ceramics, knitting and crochet.

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We are holding an Easter Craft Workshop for children affected by Cancer on Wednesday 23rd March in Purple House Bray from 11am-1pm.

The workshop will be facilitated by Megan Robinson from Purple House & Patricia Lewis from Signal Arts.  Booking essential, by calling 01-2866966 or email info@purplehouse.ie

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Make Cancer Support a Priority in the General Election 2016, by taking our Purple Pledge.

There are 30,000 new cases of Cancer diagnosed in Ireland each year and this is expected to rise to 40,000 by 2020.

We are calling on the election candidates and the new Government to ensure that adequate long term sustainable funding is put in place for Purple House Cancer Support.

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Fancy running or walking 5km in an inflatable Sumo Suit?!

Sumo Run Ireland will be back on Sunday 28th August 2016 in aid of Purple House Cancer Support!

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Christmas can be a difficult time for families affected by Cancer.  It is also a very busy time for Purple House Cancer Support, our services are under huge demand at this time of year.

You can help us in 5 simple ways this Christmas..

 

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Our wonderful Christmas Cards are now on sale from various outlets.  This year’s selection includes Glendalough & St Stephen’s Green in the snow.

A pack of 10 cards costs €5.  Available from Purple House & various outlets.  If you would like to order a pack, contact us at info@purplehouse.ie

 

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