€85,000 in grants announced for Donegal healthcare groups

first_imgMinister Joe McHugh has welcomed €85,000 in grant-aid for Donegal healthcare organisations.A total of five groups in Donegal will receive a share of the funding.Over 120 healthcare and social care organisations are set to receive funding of over €2.7million under the latest round of National Lottery Grants from the Department of Health. “This funding will make a significant difference in the provision of healthcare services in Donegal”, says Fine Gael Minister of State Joe McHugh TD.“The Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD today (Monday) announced that 5 healthcare-related and social care services in Donegal will receive a total of €84,900 under the latest round of National Lottery Grants.“This the second announcement this year, in which the Department of Health provides once-off grants to organisations for healthcare-related and social care services.”The local organisations set to receive funding include: * Letterkenny Youth and Family Service € 50,000.00; to establish a Healthy Living centre* Arthritis Ireland Donegal €2,900.00 ; to roll out the “Be Active With Arthritis” programme.* Co Donegal Parents and Friends of People with Intellectual Disabilities ; €20,000.00 ; to purchase several buses.* Donegal Family Resource Centre €9,000.00 ; to provide events for Mental Health week 2016* Autism Support Dungloe €3,000.00 ; towards the cost of group events. Minister McHugh added “This funding will make a real difference to groups, volunteers and of course their clients in communities throughout Donegal. The grants will help to provide equipment, upgrade facilities and provide health-related services.”€85,000 in grants announced for Donegal healthcare groups was last modified: November 21st, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more