Uber talented musician Claire Hayden, from Cork, launched her beautiful new single The Greatest One in Bantry this evening on behalf of BUMBLEance. All proceeds from the sale of this CD will go directly towards funding a new BUMBLEette vehicle specifically for Munster. It is fair to say that one can only be touched when you hear these amazingly beautiful lyrics sung with such talent and elegant simplicity. What a voice! We highly recommend that you get your copy today. The single is available to buy in Hickey’s Music & Gifts, Cliffords Shoes in Bantry and several other outlets around West Cork.
We cannot thank Claire enough for so generously donating her incredible talents for BUMBLEance and for helping to make the lives of our BUMBLEance children and families better. What a heart of gold you have Claire.
Massive Thanks to Tracey, Elmer and all the team at the Lemon Leaf Café, Kinsale, for their continued support of BUMBLEance. The Lemon Leaf Café are continuing to collect on behalf of BUMBLEance and they are great advocates for the charity. Check out Rhea, and their fabulous BUMBLEance display on their counter below! (insert picture).
A point to note is that The Lemon Leaf Café have serve truly DELICIOUS food, we are big fans of their breakfast and their daily menu is amazing. Oh, and let me tell you, their bakery goods are truly scrumptious! We are so lucky to have them on board with BUMBLEance.
Thank you to all at The Lemon Leaf Café for your continued support. It is people like you who make a REAL difference to our BUMBLEance kids and their families.
Bantry Macra na Feirme held a Family Fun Day as part of their ‘Know your Neighbour’ initative., 25 August, 2016. Funds raised are being donated to help our sick BUMBLEance kids. Thank you Macra for your amazing support. Every cent raised will go a long way towards delivering more BUMBLEance Smiles to our sick kids daily.
SUNNY ICES – CREATING SMILES for BUMBLEance (18 August, 2016) A huge THANK YOU to Sunny Ices from Cork for donating €150.00 towards BUMBLEance. The proceeds were very kindly donated following an event in Mallow Castle organised by Cork County Council.
Founder and CEO of BUMBLEance, Tony Heffernan, is pictured with Diane Finucane of Cork County Council accepting the donation. It just goes to show, Kids and ice-cream go hand in hand!
KIDS HELPING SICK KIDS – ORCHARD CHILDCARE (17 August, 2016) Our BUMBLEance Team had a real treat today visiting Orchard Childcare in Cork with our PR BUMBLEance. The whole crew at Orchard Childcare were fantastic and the kids absolutely adored BUMBLEance. The sirens proved a big hit and the kids had lots of fun climbing on board BUMBLEance and exploring all it has to offer!
It is truly inspirational to see kids helping kids and we cannot thank Rachel and her team at Orchard Childcare enough for raising a whopping €215.25 in aid of BUMBLEance. We are really proud of all of you. BIG THANKS to all our fabulous young fans too, the kids were blown away by the lights and our BUMBLEance bee! We had so much fun with them. Days like this make it all worthwhile.
TULLAMORE SHOW (14 August, 2016)
Our BUMBLEance Team had a fabulous day out at the Tullamore Show on Sunday 14 August. We met lots of BUMBLEance fans and had a great time showcasing our PR BUMBLEance to both young and old alike. A big thanks to all at the Tullamore Show crew for all their support. We were delighted to have raised a phenomenal €1,245.90 on the day. All funds will go directly towards BUMBLEance, providing more support and care to critically ill children nationwide. #LOVEBUMBLEanceKIDS
FOTA WILDLIFE PARK – GREEN WEEKEND (13 August, 2016)
BUMBLEance had an absolute ball at Fota Wildlife Park today! Our brilliant supporters came out in force and we had lots of fun with all of our BUMBLEance fans. We were delighted when Larry the Lima came to visit us too!
Thank You to Sean, Sinead, Lynda and all at Fota Wildlife Park for your ongoing support of BUMBLEance. You can stop by Fota Wildlife Park at any time and drop off your recycling items in the collection recycling bins we have on site throughout the park.
BUMBLEance had a fantastic week broadcasting live with Cork’s RED FM, 8 – 12 August, 2016. We had a blast travelling around Cork County meeting our BUMBLEance families and of course, so many of our brilliant supporters. Our travels took us to Youghal, Cobh, Rosscarbery, Bantry and Kinsale and we met lots of our inspirational BUMBLEance kids along the way.
We cannot thank RED FM enough for supporting and promoting BUMBLEance live on the KC Show each morning. We had so much fun with the cast and crew of RED FM and KC and Jay are the best DJ’s ever! The RED FM team put their heart and soul into this event and that made all the difference. Thank You guys.
A BIG thank you also to our amazing BUMBLEance families for sharing their personal stories and for touching so many people’s lives by very generously sharing their experiences live on air. Our BUMBLEance families are nothing short of inspirational.
Check out our BUMBLEance family interviews below:
We raised a whopping €17,000+ from Cork’s RED FM week alone and events are still being pledged by our fantastic supporters in the Rebel County. All funds raised from our RED FM week around Cork county will go directly towards getting a Rebel BUMBLEette on the road asap. This will enable us to give vital support to even more BUMBLEance families at a local level throughout Munster.
THANK YOU RED FM, to DJ’s KC and Jay, and to Kieran, Philip and all the brilliant crew at RED FM. You have made a massive difference to so many of our sick BUMBLEance children and their families throughout Cork and nationwide.
BUMBLEance and Cork’s Red FM have partnered up to broadcast the KC Show live from the back of the BUMBLEance every morning this week from 7 am. to 9 am. The locations for the broadcasts are:
Monday we start our tour of the Cork coast in Youghal
Tuesday we’re in Cobh near the Titanic Experience
Wednesday we’re in Rosscarbery outside the Celtic Ross Hotel
Thursday we’re in Bantry near the fire station
Friday we finish up in Kinsale at the public car park beside the Tourist Office (opposite Dinos)
Please come out and see us at the various locations and join in the fun, we would love to see you.