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Southill Children’s Fund Receives 2019 Boston Award

Boston Award Program Honors the Achievement

BOSTON November 20, 2019 — Southill Children’s Fund has been selected for the 2019 Boston Award in the Non-Profit Organization category by the Boston Award Program.

Each year, the Boston Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make… Continue reading

Future of Ballaghderg Pre-School Secured

The future of a Letterkenny pre-school has been secured. It's thanks to a repeated funding boosts from a charity located around 3,000 miles away, that the Ballaghderg pre-school in the Mountain Top area of Letterkenny has got back on an even keel and continues.. Continue reading

Billy Higgins expands his charitable work in Boston and Ireland

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

Fundraiser – To Benefit the Ballaghderg Special Needs Pre-School

A Letter sent to Billy Higgins in April 2016

Dear Mr.Higgins,

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

An Irish Tribute Held in Boston – Bill Higgins Honored

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

HSE Media Release HSE Welcomes donation to the patient social fund at Ballaghderg Preshchool

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

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