Category Archives: Fundraising

FUNDRAISING BY OUR KHA COMMITTEE IN BALLON  NATIONAL SCHOOL CHRISTMAS 2017

Our school based fundraising committee (KHA) were busy before Christmas fundraising for three charities:  St. Vincent de Paul, Carlow Hospitality Food Kitchen and our school charity KHA which help poor people in Kenya.
On 1st December we held a Christmas … Continue reading

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Christmas Shoebox Appeal

Thanks to everyone who prepared a filled shoebox before Christmas.Over 150 boxes from our school were gratefully received in Eastern Europe and Africa.

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No uniform days raises money for Irish Cancer Society & Down Syndrome Carlow Branch

In conjunction with the Centra Irish Cancer Society 5k walk on Saturday 14th October we had a no uniform day on Friday 13th October. Also on Friday 20th October we had a no uniform day to support Down Syndrome Carlow … Continue reading

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Obstacle course fundraising raises €402.70 for Shauntelle

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On Wednesday the 22nd of February past students of the school who take part in the local under 16 Burren Rangers team came to the school. One of the girls Millie Francis contacted the school about a fundraiser they were doing … Continue reading

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Christmas Carol Service

On Wednesday the 14th of December Ballon National School’s KHA (Kenya Helpers Association) Choir performed a carol service in the church. The choir was conducted by Rose Whelan and accompanied on guitar by John and Sean Whelan and on the … Continue reading

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Down Syndrome Honey/Lollipop days

On Wedneday 21st October we supported Down Syndrome Ireland honey/lollipop days.  We raised €266.00.
Thank you for your support!

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Down Syndrome Ice Cream Fun Day

Thanks to everybody who contributed to our Ice cream Fun day for Down Syndrome Ireland .We raised 285 euro which will make a lasting difference to people with Down Syndrome in Ireland in ensuring the continued development of essential services.

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Down Syndrome Ireland Ice Cream fundays

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On Friday 19th June we held an ice Cream Party for Down Syndrome Ireland.  All the children had ice cream outside in the beautiful sunshine.  It was very enjoyable. €300 was raised for Down … Continue reading

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Down Syndrome Honey Days

Today we supported Down Syndrome Ireland – Honey Days.  Thank you for your support.  A total of €222 euro was raised.

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Down Syndrome Ireland – honey days

Next Friday 17th October we will be supporting ‘Down Syndrome Ireland’ honey days.  Children can buy a honey pot for €2.
Thank you for your continued support.

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