At Rowan, we believe in giving back to the community. We summarise the charitable donations made by the company during 2020 and provide some background information on each charity/non-profit organisation. All the charities that Rowan support are chosen by our team, who have personal connections with each charity.
Last Hope Animal Charity
Last Hope Animal Charity rescue stray and injured animals and provide them with love, shelter, food, human companionship, medical care and spay-neuter services until a permanent loving home is found.
Cork Penny Dinners
Cork Penny Dinners is one of Cork’s oldest caring charitable organisations.
Currently up to 2000 freshly made meals per week are being served at their premises compared to approx. 150 or less per week prior to the recession. Their aims are simple – to help all who struggle and those in need. Cork Penny Dinners provide a hot nourishing meal of soup, main course, dessert and tea/coffee daily. In addition, sandwiches, biscuits, fruit and juice are also available to take away as an evening meal.
Kiltale Camogie Club
Denise supported her local Juvenile Camogie Club
St. Vincent de Paul
Tom donated to our local St. Vincent de Paul
Galway Hospice Foundation is a voluntary organisation established in 1986 when a group of local doctors and nurses came together with a view to developing hospice services for the people of Galway city and county, as no such services existed there at the time. It is a consultant-led, patient-focused, staff-supported service that provides quality care to patients and supports for the patient’s family or carer.
Misean Cara is an international Irish faith-based missionary movement working with some of the most marginalised and vulnerable communities in developing countries.
Irish Cancer Society
Our vision is a future without cancer. Through our work to empower people to reduce their risk, to support those living with cancer, to fund excellent collaborative research and to inform and influence public policy, we will ensure many more people will have a future without cancer.
Women’s Aid is a leading national organisation that has been working in Ireland to stop domestic violence against women and children since 1974. The Women’s Aid Helpline is the only free, national, domestic violence helpline with specialised trained staff, fully accredited with a Telephone Interpretation Service facility covering 170 languages.
Tom sponsored NUIG AFC in their annual raffle.
Prosper Meath is part of the National Federation of Voluntary Bodies. Prosper Meath provides services on behalf of the State within the towns of Navan, Trim, Kells, and Ashbourne and are driven by a commitment to national disability policy, good governance in the community, voluntary and charitable sector and a desire to be a service provider of choice and opportunity for people with disabilities and their carers.
Meals On Wheels
Meals on Wheels Trim delivers meals to people’s homes. This is a service for those who are unable to purchase or prepare their own meals. It’s a vital service to our community
Ian Douglas and Stephen Flood
LauraLynn’s mission is to provide a Community of Care that delivers evidence-based, personalised services to children with palliative care needs, complex care needs and complex disabilities, while also providing family support services and a home to our residents where quality-of-life is paramount.
My Lovely Horse
Volunteers donate their time to provide rescued animals with lots of love and a healthy, happy life. Volunteers are absolutely critical for the success of the rescue and sanctuary.
Combines 4 Charity
Combines 4 Charity Ltd was formed in 2009 by a group of 10 cereal famers. They farm on a voluntary basis with the support of other cereal growers, chemical companies, local grain merchants and neighbours. Monies raised through farm sales was donated to our chosen charities.
Since 2003, Movember has funded more than 1,250 men’s health projects around the world, challenging the status quo, shaking up men’s health research and transforming the way health services reach and support men. Movember currently funds research and support for Prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention.
Cancer Care West
Ciaran Farrell and Jarlath Murray
People in our community are affected by cancer every day, directly or indirectly through a loved one. At Cancer Care West our vision is that no-one should have to go through a cancer experience alone, and everything we do has this vision in mind.
RNLI crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives since 1824 but we’re more than a rescue service. We influence, supervise and educate people too. Our Community Safety teams explain the risks and share safety knowledge with anyone going out to sea or to the coast. And our international teams work with like-minded organisations to help tackle drowning in communities at risk all around the world.
Ataxia Foundation Ireland
Ataxia Foundation Ireland is a non-profit organisation founded by members with the condition (a genetic and progressive disorder of the central nervous system which usually manifests itself in children between the ages of six and sixteen years) who felt it necessary to form a new charity in the best interests of the members. Their aim is ‘To enhance quality of life for all of us with an Ataxia. We lead positive change and deliver value through experience, information, advocacy and service”.
Dogs Aid is a charity set up by three ladies in 1987 to help dogs that were unwanted and abandoned in Dublin. Since then we have helped rehabilitate and re-home hundreds of dogs and cats.
Dogs Aid has a no destruction policy, so they never put a recoverable dog or cat down, and as a result the sanctuary is a permanent home for many forever dogs that are “too old or too bold” to be re-homed.
Annaghdown Handball Club
Morgan supported his local juvenile Handball club.
At Jigsaw, we are here to make sure that every young person’s mental health is valued and supported. Mental health can affect every aspect of a young person’s life. We believe every young person must have the support that’s right for them, whatever they are going through
Our role is to prevent cruelty to animals, to promote animal welfare and to pro-actively relieve animal suffering in Ireland. The ISPCA supports the aims of similarly minded animal welfare bodies throughout the world. The ISPCA believes that animals have the right to live their lives free from needless suffering and we aim to rescue, rehabilitate and responsibly rehome animals that are subjected to cruelty or neglect