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Now This Is A Viral Charity Challenge We Can Really Get Behind

By fiodhna_hm

December 20, 2016 at 12:10am

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Homelessness rates in Ireland are higher than ever, and charities such as Focus Ireland are struggling to fundraise with over 1,500 children and their families are living in B&B’s and hotels.

So when we heard about Focus Ireland's brilliant campaign we had to get involved...

Their #InTheShadows campaign is asking the public to do the following:

1. Take a shadow selfie.

2. Text "Shine" to 50300 to donate €4 to Focus Ireland.

3. Post it to Twittter or Facebook, nominating 3 friends to do the same.

#InTheShadows exists to show solidarity for people living in the shadows and raise vital funds to combat family homelessness.


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On Shine a Light Night 2015, 16 October each donated #InTheShadows selfie will be projected onto Christchurch Cathedral.

So, we're calling on all our readers to get involved by sending us their shadow selfie and donating €4 to Focus Ireland today.

Let it be your good deed for the day!

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