As with every year at Akumakon part of everything we make goes towards certain charities. Last year we were able to raise almost 2800 euro for charity and we’re aiming to raise even more this time. Last year our charity for 2016 was Cancer Care West.
Cancer Care West:
Cancer Care West is a not for profit, West of Ireland registered charity (CHY11260), dedicated to supporting those whose lives have been affected by a cancer diagnosis. Their aim is to enhance patient support and well being and to provide supports to cancer patients and their families during and after their treatments.
They aim to provide a holistic service that complements medical treatment through the provision of residential accommodation and support services. Cancer Care West also provides cancer awareness and educational programmes and undertakes research on patient care.