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Support Trinity Christmas Campaign for Dublin Simon with Localise and Larkin Community College.

The campaign runs from Monday 29th November until Monday the 13th of December 2021

This Christmas Trinity's Civic Engagement & Social Innovation are delighted again to work with Localise National Youth Volunteers to support the 2nd year students at Larkin Community College, Seán McDermott St with their Christmas Campaign to source gifts and essentials for their local Simon Community Homeless Facilities in Dublin’s north inner city (Seán McDermott Street, Dorset Street, The Boroughs and Maple Apt. North Circular Road). This is the fifth year of this event and it has been a great success due to the generosity of the staff and students in College. This year is a little different due to the current circumstances however, there are still ways to bring Christmas care to the service users of Dublin Simon Community.

Localise is a youth and community development group that encourages young people to give back to their community in a positive way. The students chose to give their time to help residents of Dublin Simon Community’s four facilities in their local area. Many of the residents have been homeless for long periods and don’t have the capacity to live on their own right now - a gift at Christmas would mean a lot. This is an opportunity for students and staff in College to give back and support people working to help themselves and each other.

Supporting this inspirational but ultimately very practical project continues Trinity’s longstanding connection with the Simon Community and the involvement of the Larkin students reflects the origins of that relationship which began with a group of Trinity students setting up the first Simon soup run back in 1969.

  • The campaign runs from now until Monday the 13th of December – here’s how you can help:
  • Look through the list below Donate a voucher in a personalised Christmas Card Post to: Localise/Trinity Appeal, The Talent Garden, Claremount Avenue, Glasnevin, Dublin, D11 KXN4
  • Post can be received any time between now until Monday the 13th of December.

If you have any questions or would like any more information, get in touch with Simone Cameron-Coen