By supporting Strange Boat Donor Foundation or any of its fundraising events in the future you will be helping with the maintenance, upkeep and development of:
Circle of Life - National Organ Donor Commemorative Garden in Salthill, Galway.
Make a one off online donation: (donate button below)
The cost to date of creating Circle of Life Garden is €180,000.
The project was funded mainly through voluntary donations, a large proportion of which was procured through individual sponsorship of the many features of the garden.
The Foundation very much appreciates the support of the following :
Galway/Chicago Sister Cities International (project's major sponsor)
Emma Dooley Foundation, Offaly; Astellas Pharma; Beaumont Transplant Foundation; Irish Kidney Association; Punchestown Kidney Research Institute; Irish Heart & Lung Transplant Association; Galway City Council; The Chartered Accountants Leinster Society; WNWHG & Galway Medical Consultants; Royal College of Surgeons; NUIG; Organ Donation & Transplant Ireland (ODTI); Dermot Divilly & Mary Divilly, Dublin; Bill & Nancy Gilbane, Rhode Island; John Killeen, Galway; Powell Family and Eastern Harps GAA, Gurteen, Co. Sligo; Peter Coyne Accountants; Roadstone Ltd; McGrath's Limestone Works, Mayo; Marty & Margaret McGrath, Galway; John Madden & Sons Ltd, Mayo; Carey Developments, Galway; Cold Chon Ltd., Galway; The Dolan Family, Carrick-on-Shannon; Salthill Rotary Club, Galway; Finoil, Dublin; Andrew Clarke Family, Dublin; The Tighe Family, Limerick; McWilliams Family, Yorkshire; The College of Anaesthetists, R.C.S.I; Galway Bay Hotel; Marian B. McManus, Dublin; Gerry Hanniffy, Galway; Burke Family, Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath; Sweeney & Ryan Families, Galway; Monaghan Family, Headford, Co. Galway; Capt. Patrick O'Connor, Conamara; Dan & Mary Breidegam, USA; Resource Group; Gina & John Mannion, Galway; Mary Goggin & Gregory Savona, Sicily; Tynan Family & Fenians Hurling Club, Kilkenny; Bord na Móna; Coillte; Conradh na Gaeilge, Luimneach; Sorcha Ní Dhonncha, Conamara; Dr. Brendan Harding, Ballinasloe; Noreen O'Regan, Galway; Nell Moran & Bridget Moran Egan, Leitrim; Alec Taylor, Dublin; Frances and Paul Murphy, Dublin; Muintearas na nOileán, Conamara; Noel Carrick & Family, Galway; Lorraine & Frank Costello, Dublin; Noel Bolger, Galway; Smith Family, Cavan; Burke Family, Westmeath; John & Kathleen Sullivan, Galway; Living Gift Transplant Support Group; Pat Slattery, Tipperary; Bernie & John McGinley, Galway; Gerry Horan; Martina McGuire, Meath; Northern Trust, Dublin; Nora & Séamus ó Máirtín, Conamara; Ginetta Junior, Dublin; Angela Savage, Cork; Siobhán Fogarty, Galway; P & J Carroll, Wicklow; Lorna Siggins, Galway; Mercy Convent, Limerick; Declan Harte, Sligo; Kim Mulcahy; Fiona McMahon, Clare; O'Donnell Family, Donegal; Northern Trust, Dublin; Padraic Regan, Galway; I Supply, Galway; Patrick J. Reilly, Dublin; Yvonne Cassidy, Kilkenny; Valerie Lyons, Galway; JJ Dowling, USA; Feltech Software Innovations Ltd, Galway; Thermo King, Galway; Harrington Family, Co. Down; Stynes Family, Melbourne; Lil Griffin, Galway; McGoldrick/Reynolds Family, Leitrim; Mary Mundy, Galway; Caitriona Uí Chuláin, Conamara; Angeline Cooke, Galway; Annie Daly, Galway; Evelyn McGann, Galway; Kathleen Loughnane, Galway; Marion Murphy, Leitrim; Annette O'Connor, Conamara; Breda Ryan, Galway; Mary Vaughan, Roscommon; Brid Daly, Dublin; Claire & Mary Conway, Dublin/Galway; Anne Goggin, Limerick; Sixmilebridge Cooperative Mart Ltd., Clare; Bernadette & Finbarr ó Muirí, Conamara; Pat Folan & Aras Chois Fharraige, Conamara; Véronique Thistlethwaite, Galway; Bríd Concannon, Conamara; Stephanie Brennan, Aran Islands; Rita & Brendan Carolan, Monaghan; Brendan & Maretti Pillion, Offaly; Irene Kiernan, Monaghan; Ace Machinery, Portlaoise; Clochar na Trócaire, Conamara; P.A.Goodard, UK; Individual smaller personal donations.
Thanks to the anonymous donor for the €5,000 contribution to the garden fund.
Mike Scott & Waterboys Spiddal Concert; Eleanor Shanley/De Dannan/Sean Keane concert, Carrick-on-Shannon; Dordán Galway; Charlie, Eilís & Sean Lennon, Conamara; Bridie and Gerard Lyons, Looscaun Vintage Tractor Run 2014, Portumna; Johnny óg and Johnny Connolly, Conamara; Nóra Geraghty, Conamara; Pa Curran & "Unintentional Hero" song release, Cork; Erwin Rademaker - book release "A Letter to Mr. Scott", The Netherlands; Connemara Isles Golf Club Event; Mary Moore and Friends, fundraising marathon, Dublin; Maidin Caifé, Tigh Chualáin, Conamara; Air Corps "Push for Donors"; Monroes Table Quiz, Galway; Fenian's Hurling Club, Kilkenny; Tigh Giblin & Giblin Family, Spiddal/Galway; Eileen & Duncan Watson & friends Connemara fundraising marathon, Yorkshire; Raheen Vintage & Classic Club, Portlaoise; Maurice Kavanagh, Wicklow; Áine Bn. Uí Thuairisc fundraising marathon, Galway; Heywood Community School, Co. Laois; Deirdre Goggin, Wolverhampton Half Marathon; Sarah Sheridan, Co. Mayo (Women's mini marathon);Emma Haslett & Richard Atherton, Manchester 10K; Trappers Inn Sports Society, Galway; Wyeth Media Ireland, Dublin; St. Paul's Secondary School, Galway; Community Aero-kick Gym, Birmingham; "Under Connemara Skies Towards Light", book of poetry.
Thanks also to the following LOCAL AUTHORITIES who took part in the tree sponsorship initiative in support of the garden:
Co. Council; South Co. Dublin; Leitrim; Sligo; Offaly; Monaghan;
Roscommon; Dublin City; Meath; Kildare; Cork; Wexford; Derry; Ards;
Míle buíochas díobh uilig.
We really appreciate your support and thank you for your interest in the continued work of our Foundation.
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