Local Companies come together for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer awareness Ciara Dunne and Susan McGarryOn Friday, 19 October, Ecocem hosted a coffee morning with five other Ringsend-based companies; Gaeletric, Cybercom, FC Stone, USI & ECDL for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Portview House.

For the fundraiser event, staff members were encouraged to wear pink on the day and bake some cakes, cupcakes and muffins for a bake sale where donations could be made. The coffee morning was held from 11am to 12pm and saw 70 staff members attending the coffee morning.

This event helped raise €1,000 for a great cause while raising awareness for breast cancer. It was the first event held in Portview House in Ringsend that brought each company together for one hour to meet new faces outside of their own business.
Susan McGarry and Ciara Dunne from Ecocem commented, “It was really inspiring to see six busy companies coming together for such an important cause, it is definitely something that we will try to continue into the future. We could not believe the huge enthusiasm and generosity showed by everyone on the day from the huge selection of cakes to the amount of money that was donated, it completely exceeded our expectations.”

Ciara would also like to thank The Gibson Hotel who supplied the tea and coffee for the event.

By Jason McDonnell