The Zip Yard hands over cheque for over €10,000 to The Irish Cancer Society
The Zip Yard, Ireland’s leading clothing and alterations boutique is delighted to have raised over €10,000 for a second year in a row to support the Irish Cancer Society’s Paint it Pink campaign.
The amount was raised through a range of activities in each of the 26 shops nationwide including a Sew Pink Day on October 30th when 50% of turnover in each shop was donated to the Irish Cancer Society.
Pictured at the handover is Susie Cunnigham, Irish Cancer Society and Seamstresses from The Zip Yard, Alina Fesenco & Irina Vileike.
Mark Mellett, Head of Fundraising at The Irish Cancer Society comments “This is the second year that The Zip Yard have come on board as one of our Pink Partners and we very much appreciate the efforts in raising this significant amount. This money will make a real and lasting difference to the lives of people affected by breast cancer and will help fund more research into better ways to diagnose and treat the disease”
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