Centra to partner with Irish Cancer Society for Daffodil Day 2022
Stores to turn yellow across Ireland from 24-27 March to support cancer patients and their families
11 March 2022 | 0
The Irish Cancer Society has announced that Centra will support it 2022 Daffodil Day. Taking place each March, the Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day raises a large portion of the funds required for the society to provide its services and invest in research.
Centra employees and customers will be marking the partnership in participating stores across the country from 24 to 27 March to coincide with Daffodil Day which takes place on 25 March.
Customers will be able to add a €1 donation to their receipt at the till, there will also be bucket collections and additional fundraisers taking place in stores. These much-needed funds will go directly to supporting cancer patients by providing crucial services such as the Irish Cancer Society Freephone Support Line, the Volunteer Driver Service, the Night Nursing Service, and the free Counselling Service in addition to the development of life-saving cancer research.
Centra has proudly supported the Irish Cancer Society’s annual breast cancer campaign for the past twelve years. In October 2021, Centra employees and staff raised over €150,000 for the ‘Care for Your Pair’ breast cancer awareness campaign.
Averil Power, CEO, Irish Cancer Society, said: “We are delighted to be partnering with Centra for our Daffodil Day 2022 campaign. Over the past twelve years, Centra has been a key partner for our breast cancer campaign, we are delighted to now extend this partnership to our flagship fundraiser, Daffodil Day. We are always amazed to witness the support and enthusiasm that is shown for cancer awareness in Centra stores across the country.
“The funds raised during Daffodil Day in Centra stores will play a vital role in providing free support services and care to people affected by cancer while also helping to develop ground-breaking cancer research. I would encourage everyone to visit their local Centra stores from 24 to 27 March to show their support to those impacted by cancer in their community.”
“We are delighted to partner with the Irish Cancer Society in support of Daffodil Day 2022,” said Ian Allen managing director Centra. “Community matters to Centra and our 480 stores around the country are committed to doing what they can to ensure that Irish Cancer Society raise the funds they need. Our retail partners, colleagues and customers nationwide are acutely aware of the importance of the research, awareness and support that Irish Cancer Society brings to every community in Ireland. We look forward to a successful Daffodil Day and call on our communities to tap and donate between 24 and 27 March.”
For further information about the Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day campaign, visit www.cancer.ie/daffodilday