Deputy Dinny McGinley has welcomed the National Lottery Grants that have been given to a number of Donegal organisations to improve the facilities and services they offer.
Deputy McGinley was informed by Leo Varadkar, TD, Minister for Health that a number of Donegal organisations have been granted assistance from the National Lottery Grants 2014 scheme.
The list of organisations benefitting from the grants are outlined below.
Ionad Lae na Sean Daoine, Derrbyeg – €10,000
Grant will go towards the cost of improving and updating the facilities there.
Arranmore Welfare Committee –€4,000
Grant will help upgrade toilet and shower facilities in the area.
Rosses CDP – €2,000
Grant will help the continuation of training and supports to parents of people with intellectual disability.
Cashel na Cor Learning & Disability Association Ltd – €18,000
Grant will go towards the cost of purchasing a new bus.
Liquid Therapy, Bundoran – €4,000
Grant will go towards the cost of funding a surf confident programme for children with disabilities.
RehabCare Donegal – €3,000
Grant to update PCs and laptops for service users and staff.
Chairde Le Cheile Committee Ltd – €23,000
Grant will help to carry out works to comply with fire regulations.
Deputy McGinley has welcomed this funding for County Donegal and says it will come as a major boost to the organisations that provide such a wonderful service.
Dinny McGinley said, “It’s great news for these organisations, that provide wonderful services to people across a whole range of diverse projects.
“The economy is slowly recovering, but it’s still difficult in many sectors, and many of the organisations outlined above rely on fundraising to ensure they can continue to provide their brilliant services.
“These grants will be a huge boost for them, and it’s warmly welcomed by all recipients.