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Kathryn Thomas launches ‘DONATE FOR DISCOUNTS WEEKEND' at Blanchardstown Centre – 27th-28th May

May, 2017
Kathryn Thomas today, Friday 19th May, launched Donate for Discounts, a weekend at Blanchardstown supporting ISPCC Childline. Over the weekend of the 27th and 28th May, you can show your support for the charity by buying a wrist band for just €3 in Blanchardstown Centre.
Simply show your wristband in participating stores in Blanchardstown Centre over the weekend and receive up to 20% off! All funds raised will go to ISPCC Childline.
Donate for Discounts Weekend at Blanchardstown Centre will also see a number of spectacular events including fashion masterclasses and entertainment by the Halleluiah Gospel Choir. ISPCC Childline will hold information sessions about supports the charity offers to children. There will also be a number of collection points around Blanchardstown Centre where you can donate to the charity.
80% of the ISPCC services are funded by donations from the general public. All funds raised at Blanchardstown Centre will ensure that the ISPCC can continue to help and protect the children throughout Ireland and be there for them, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
The ISPCC provides a range of services to children and young people and their families. Every year, its Childline service receives over 400,000 contacts from children through its phone, text and online services. The Childline phone service is available 24 hours a day, for any child who needs to talk. The ISPCC also provides childhood support and mentoring services directly to children.  The ISPCC also provides the Missing Children’s Helpline in Ireland.
ISPCC Interim CEO Caroline O’Sullivan said: “We would like to thank Blanchardstown Centre and all of the stores within the Centre for supporting this amazing event. I would also like to thank Kathryn Thomas on behalf of the ISPCC for launching this campaign and all of the wonderful volunteers who are helping to raise funds. Your work will be a part of every text and call we answer.”
Speaking at the launch, Kathryn Thomas, said: “I am so delighted to launch this campaign for the ISPCC Childline this week and would urge everyone to get down to Blanchardstown Centre and support all the volunteers who are collecting for such a great cause. The ISPCC is a charity that is close to my heart and I really admire Blanchardstown Centre for organising this event to support them.”
Ciara Curtis from Blanchardstown Centre said: “Blanchardstown Centre is delighted to host Donate for Discounts Weekend in support ISPCC Childline. We look forward to welcoming customers to an exciting weekend with great entertainment, giveaways and discounts from their favourite stores throughout the Centre, and all for a very worthy cause.”
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