The Story So Far
At the time of writing the Harvey Norman Making Homes with the Peter McVerry Trust campaign has already raised enough money to fit out four homes to accommodate the homeless. We couldn’t have done it without your generosity and kindness and for that we thank you. We’ve been working on many fundraising events, from a pancake weekend to creating a beautiful mural on Fleet Street. Dublin based art group Subset created this design to launch awareness of our Making Homes with Peter McVerry Trust campaign and we have to say it looks absolutely amazing! We hope the mural will bring to life the intention of the campaign, highlight the work of the Peter McVerry Trust and show how a blank canvas can be turned into an inviting, warm home with hard work, dedication and commitment.
A Busy, Tasty Weekend
What better way to make the most out of Pancake Tuesday than by kicking it off a few days early for a good cause. In fact, we’ve had our fair share of pancakes already, but who’s counting? All weekend we’ve been cooking up tasty pancakes in-store at the small cost of €2 each, with all monies raised going to the Peter McVerry Trust. Queue’s of people lined up to try one and more importantly, learn more about the Harvey Norman Making Homes with Peter McVerry Trust campaign.
Not to be outdone by tasty pancakes however, our very own Frances supplied the treats for Ladies Afternoon Tea on Friday. We also had Trish from A Touch of Magic in who, with the the aid of some little helpers, made wonderful cupcakes that were also for sale. Diets need a day off too, right?
The goal this February is to raise €170,00 and fit-out 20 homes for the homeless. Achieving this goal rests upon the shoulder of Harvey Norman and our fantastic customers, whose donations are already making a huge impact! The generosity of our customers was never in doubt but to be honest, we’ve been blown anyway at the same time by the sheer amount of incredibly generous customers looking to do their part in reducing homelessness.
We wanted to share with you the great work that the Peter McVerry Trust do. We’re extremely proud to be working with them and even though we’re trying our best to raise funds, spread the word and make a difference, the real hard work is being done by the incredible team at Peter McVerry. Take a look at some facts and figures that highlight the difference they make.