Please support our Dingle to Dublin MEGA PUSH!
We’re counting on your support for this spectacular and challenging fundraiser — the first of its kind to be undertaken in Ireland! Please get involved and help us hit our target of €250,000 to get a second BUMBLEance traveling the roads of Ireland helping sick children and their families. Aptly named the BUMBLEance Mega Push, it involves pushing the BUMBLEance vehicle from Dingle to Dublin, a total of 355 kilometres!! It will take us 9 to 10 days to complete, arriving into Dublin on September 20th.
How you can help…
Why not help us right now? TEXT the word BUZZ to 50300 to donate €4 to the charity.SP Likecharity 01 4433890, €4 to BUMBLEance less any VAT charges applied, then €3.26 goes to BUMBLEance
Volunteers and fundraisers are welcome to join the team along the route and BUMBLEance can be tracked live during the event so you can see where BUMBLEance is right now!
The MEGA PUSH Route…
Starting in Dingle town, the Team will push & pull the vehicle over the notorious Conor Pass, a treacherous and windy mountain road before heading East towards Dublin, a journey that will take 9 to 10 days to complete. The route will see the team pass through the villages and towns of Dingle, Camp, Castleisland, Templeglantine, Adare, Birdhill, Moneygall, Mountrath, Monasterevin, Kill and finishing in St Stephen’s Green in the Capital on September 20th, where to finish off, the team will push the vehicle around a Half Marathon Course in Dublin City Centre.
The story behind the BUMBLEance MEGA PUSH…
Kerryman, Ice Explorer & adventurer Mike O’Shea from Dingle, recently visited Tony Heffernan (originally from Cork) in his family home on the Dingle Peninsula to map out his plans to raise €250,000 to fund the development of “BUMBLEance”, the National Children’s Ambulance service.
Mike O’Shea stated: “Over the past few years I have fundraised for many overseas charities & causes but this year I decided to work on a major Irish project. The BUMBLEance service is so important, providing a unique & vital service, but when I heard about the Angel Run’s, this was project for me! We need to support this to help young children here in Ireland, many who will only have a short experience of life as we understand it, all funds raised will go towards the purchase of a new Ambulance, and two if we can make it happen”.
The BUMBLEance service also provides “ANGEL TRIP’s”. An Angel trip is the final journey a sick child & their parents take together on earth before the child grows their Angel Wings. The stress of such a trip is normally left on the shoulders of parents, however with BUMBLEance, this stress is taken away, the parents and the child can concentrate of spending as much quality time together during the child’s remaining days.
Tony Heffernan, founder & CEO of the Saoirse Foundation stated, “this is mega challenge for a mega service, in the first 10 months of operation the positive effect that BUMBLEance has had on the sickest of Irish children in overwhelming, so much so that it is now a priority to try and get 2 more BUMBLEance’s on the road in the next 12 months”.