Billy Higgins expands his charitable work in Boston and Ireland in the name of love for kids who enjoy the benefits
BOSTON — Billy Higgins of South Boston returned from Ire-land recently warmed by the wonderful reception he re-ceived in County Donegal where he presented a check for $20,000 to the Patient Social Fund of the Ballaghderg Pre-School for children with special needs including moderate to severe intellectual disabilities and complex care needs.
The check was given on behalf of… Continue reading
A Letter sent to Billy Higgins in April 2016
As the parent of a child who attends Ballaghderg Special Needs Preschool in Letterkenny, County Donegal I felt compelled to write you to thank you personally for the very generous donation you recently made to the pre- school.
My son Órán is six years old and has attended this pre-school, which cares for children with special needs and children with complex medical needs, for the last three years. … Continue reading
BY RAY FLYNN
The Golden Bridges Award Luncheon is one of Boston’s great events, which we all look forward to every year. It took place this year at the World Trade Center on Thursday, October 8th. One of the people receiving an award was Billy Higgins of South Boston, a friend and neighbor. Our thanks to Martin O’Mulleoir of the Irish Echo, and his capable staff ,for hosting this special event. The Echo is America’s oldest Irish newspaper and we… Continue reading
July 21, 2016
On Tuesday the 19th of July a presentation of a cheques to the value of $10,000 and €5,000 was made to the patient Social fund at Ballaghderg preschool Letterkenny.
The HSE preschool at Ballaghderg provides services for preschool aged children with moderate to severe intellectual disabilities and complex care needs. The preschool provides a holistic service in a safe and therapeutic environment in partnership with families. Each child learns to develop and grow through play with programmes… Continue reading
Billy Higgins of South Boston, a community leader who is renowned for helping people, organizations and neighborhoods in need, is himself being honored with the Quiet Leadership Award from the Pinch Foundation (People in Neighborhoods Can Help).
The awards ceremony is taking place from 7:00 p.m. to midnight on Friday, September 25, 2015 at Elks Club in West Roxbury.
Higgins has a long history of public service. Born and raised in South Boston’s Lower End, Higgins traveled to Limerick… Continue reading
View a photo gallery from our recent visit to Limerick Ireland on March 17th 2014 with Boston City Council President, Bill Linehan. We presented a check to the Southill Junior School. Continue reading