Fundraising

Volunteers should raise or pay €3000 to cover the costs of their placement. This can sometimes be a challenge, however VLM are here to help!

We also welcome and support any of our members, returned or outgoing volunteers who would like to fundraise for specific projects, VLM’s general fund or for the organisation itself.

Join us at VLM’s 2016 Gala Ball

VLM’s Gala Ball is back by popular demand! It will be hosted at The Gresham Hotel, O’Connell St, Dublin 1 on Saturday October 22nd next. All returned volunteers, supporters and friends of VLM are welcome to join us for what promises to be a great night out and the social event of the year for […]

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Paddy’s Day Plunge: in Aid of Ambo School for the Deaf

Thanks to everyone who supported the Ethiopian Deaf Project’s annual ‘Paddy’s Day Plunge’ at the Forty Foot, Sandycove on St. Patrick’s Day. Proceeds go to the Ambo Lazarist School for the Deaf.

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The African Run Ireland 2016

This Spring sign up to take part in the first ever African Run Ireland. Click Here to Register The run will take place in the beautiful surroundings of St. Anne’s Park, Raheny, Dublin 5.  Beginning from the top of the mile the course will follow a 5km track through the wooded grounds of St. Anne’s […]

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Congrats to Our Raffle Winners!

Well done to our supporters who had a lucky start to 2016! 1st Prize: Apple iPad Air2 – Yvonne McMahon 2nd Prize: Ted Baker Wrist Watch – Eileen Langan 3rd Prize: Artisan Irish Food Hamper – Kirsten Mahon Well done to Andrew Cunningham, 2nd Year St. Vincent’s Castleknock College, who won a giant Toblerone for selling […]

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All new: text to donate to VLM!

The 2015 Atse Summer School runs from July 21st to August 14th. Five VLM volunteers will work with local teachers to deliver a fun-filled four weeks for children from the ages of seven to fifteen. These children, coming from humble backgrounds, appreciate the extra four weeks of English language education during their summer holidays. All […]

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VLM Table Quiz Thursday 5th February

Thanks to everyone who attended VLM’s fundraising table quiz on Thursday, February 5th, at The Church Cafe Bar, Jervis Street Dublin 1. Almost 100 people filled 20 tables, making it a busy evening with a great buzz as most tables brought home a raffle prize or spot prize. Thanks to all of our prize sponsors, […]

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VLM Autumn Gala Ball 2014

A big “Thank You” to all who attended our Autumn Gala Ball on Saturday 11th October last, at the Davenport Hotel, Dublin 2. Over 200 guests attended the colourful event that celebrated VLM’s achievements to date both in Ireland and in Ethiopia. A special thanks to Marian Harkin MEP, who spoke on the importance of volunteering […]

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VLM Fundraising 5km Run

VLM would like to thanks the members of Castleknock College Union for organising the successful 5km fun run on the grounds of Castleknock College on May 10th last. The event was attended by Senator Eamonn Coughlan, three-time Olympian and former world athletics champion, as well as the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport,  Leo Varadkar. […]

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VLM Board of Management Immersion Trip

Board members Paul Mcloone and Richard Brophy visited Ethiopia to see the projects that VLM have supported over the years, during the month of March 2014. This was a long held ambition for both of them of which Richard Brophy has served the board since its original formation and recent addition to the board Paul […]

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Letter of Thanks from Ethiopia

Dear Vincentian Lay Missionaries, I would like to send special Christmas Greetings and best wishes for a happy New Year to all the Volunteers who have visited Ethiopia under the Vincentian Lay Missionary programmes.  For many years now the Daughters of Charity have had the privilege of working hand in hand with volunteers from Ireland.  […]

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