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Peter McVerry Trust Christmas Appeal 2017

Peter McVerry Trust is asking for your support this Christmas to to help raise vital funds to tackle the housing and homelessness crisis in Ireland. 

Here is how you help during the festive period. 

Christmas Cards

We have a great range of Christmas Cards available in our online shop, from festive scenes to Celtic designs. Peter McVerry Trust’s Christmas Cards are fully sponsored by the Gaiety Theatre & Olympia Theatre, meaning the charity will receive 100% of Christmas Card proceeds. Visit the shop here.    


Meagher’s Pharmacy Wrap Up Homelessness Appeal

Meaghers Pharmacy is supporting Peter McVerry Trust this Christmas through the Wrap Up Homelessness appeal.

There are a few ways you can support the campaign:

– Donate in-store at any Meaghers Pharmacy

– Donate at www.meaghers.ie by selecting ‘Gift Wrap’ to make a donation when purchasing an item in the shop

– Donate at https://give.everydayhero.com/ie/meaghers

– Text WRAP to 50300 to donate €4. Texts cost €4. Peter McVerry Trust will receive a minimum of €3.60.


Christmas Carol Concert

Peter McVerry Trust Christmas Carol Concert will take place in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, on Saturday 9 December 2017 at 7.30pm.

Performers include:

  • The Boys of The Palestrina Choir
  • Eileen Coyle
  • The Island of Ireland Peace Choir

Tickets cost €30 and can be purchased here


Corporate Christmas Appeal

Help turn the key on homelessness this Christmas by supporting our corporate appeal. Learn more about supporter packages available here

Belvedere Sleep Out

The Belvedere College annual sleep-out will take place on 22nd to the 24th of December outside the Bank of Ireland, College Green, Dublin 2, and at the GPO, O’Connell Street, Dublin 1. 

Past and present pupils of Belvedere College will sleep out on the streets of Dublin to raise funds and create awareness for charities including the Peter McVerry Trust and Focus Ireland. The event is now in its 34th year.  Learn more here.

Christmas Collections

We will be holding Christmas Carol Singing collections in various locations around the country in December.

Crescent Shopping Centre, Limerick  Thursday 7th December 
Liffey Valley Shopping Centre   Friday 8th December 
Blanchardstown Shopping Centre   Sunday 17th December  
Whitewater Shopping Centre, Kildare  Thursday 21st December 
Powerscourt Townhouse Centre Shopping Mall  Wednesday 20th December 
St Stephen’s Green  Thursday 21st December



Please give what you can to Peter McVerry Trust this Christmas. Keep an eye out for local collections or  to donate online click here.