When childhood illness threatened the life of one of its own, Walterstown GAA club in County Meath rallied all of its players and supporters to fundraise for ‘Solo for Siún’ – an amazing challenge to do 27,714 solos to raise vital funds for CHI at Crumlin in honour of five year old Siún Foy who is battling leukaemia.
High five challenge for CMRF Crumlin and Temple Street Foundation
We have all witnessed the amazing community spirit around the country as we each do our part to flatten the curve. The Children’s Health Foundation wants to celebrate community spirit by launching a virtual High Five Challenge to fundraise for both CMRF Crumlin and Temple Street Foundation. The High Five Challenge is a rallying call to our supporters to come together now in their fundraising efforts to raise vital funds for sick children.
Happy International Nurses day!
Today we are celebrating all of the wonderful nurses in CHI at Crumlin and Temple Street who are going above and beyond as front line heroes to continue providing world class medical care to Ireland’s sick children. Their incredible courage, compassion and dedication in the face of COVID19 should be honoured and celebrated loudly.
Meet the nurse taking on a virtual reality challenge
On this year’s International Nurses Day, 12th of May, we meet Staff Nurse Nollaig McGill from St. Peter’s Ward in CHI at Crumlin. As well as being a front line hero, Mammy and wife, Nollaig has organised a virtual reality challenge to fundraise vital funds for CMRF Crumlin with her husband Aidan.
Hannah’s scoot for Crumlin
This Sunday the 10th of May marks the 4th anniversary of Hannah Crowley's life-saving bone marrow transplant in CHI at Crumlin. To celebrate this milestone, 4 year old Hannah is going to do a 4km scoot to raise vital funds for CMRF Crumlin.
Making history with the first indoor ironman challenge in Ireland for CMRF
Friends Ian Purcell, a Physical Therapist & ITU Level 2 Triathlon Coach, and Kevin Ryan, Chairman of the Clonmel Tri Club, are doing an indoor ironman challenge this Sunday 3rd May in Clonmel Co. Tipperary to raise funds for CMRF Crumlin. The two friends are making history with this being the first indoor ironman challenge of its kind to take place in Ireland.
Thank you for supporting #FormalFriday
There was a phenomenal response to #FormalFriday last week with more than €165,000 raised for our front line heroes, which will be shared with CMRF Crumlin and eight other hospital foundations in Ireland. Listeners of Communicorps’ national radio stations were encouraged to dress up in their best attire as they worked from home.
Launch of the 2020 INTO Members' Draw
We are pleased to announce that the annual INTO members' draw is back in support of CMRF Crumlin, which is part of the Children’s Health Foundation family. This year, tickets are available online from €10 with the chance to win incredible prizes up to a value of €10,000. All proceeds from the 2020 draw will go to provide continued support for the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) research project in the National Children's Research Centre (NCRC).
‘Formal Friday’ this Friday 24th April in aid of CMRF Crumlin
We are delighted to be announced as one of Communicorps’ charity recipients of its ‘Formal Friday’ campaign taking place this Friday 24th April.Listeners of all five Communicorps’ national radio stations are being encouraged to dress up in their best attire – think wedding/bridesmaid/debs dresses and suits/tuxedos as they work from home. Encompassing all of Communicorps radio stations – Today FM, 98 FM, Newstalk FM, Spin 103.8 FM and Spin South West FM the campaign is fundraising for nine hospital foundations in Ireland.
Professor Barry O'Donnell
Professor Barry O’Donnell, past President of RCSI, former president of the Irish, British and Canadian Medical Associations and a founding member of CMRF Crumlin, sadly passed away on November 26th 2019.
Sarah-Jane wants you to take part in Christmas Jumper Day
“We found out our little baby Seán Óg had a congenital heart defect at our 20 week scan. We were completely shocked as we had never heard of it before and we didn’t know how serious it was." Sarah-Jane and Seán, Seán Óg's parents.
Conor's Crumlin journey
"Our little superhero Conor turned one year old on May 31st this year. He would not be here today without the team in Crumlin." Tina Falvey, Conor's mum.
CMRF Crumlin deeply saddened by Gay Byrne's passing
The Board and staff of CMRF Crumlin is deeply saddened to hear news of our long-time board-member, colleague and friend Gay Byrne’s passing today.