Bikers on board with BUMBLEance, The Children’s National Ambulance
The Mills Inn, Ballyvourney, West Cork are delighted to announce that they are holding a Biker Poker Run in aid of BUMBLEance, The Children’s National Ambulance Service on Saturday, 21 October 2017 at 10am. Registration is €20 per person and will take place at the Mills Inn from 9am – 10am on the morning of the event.
Bikers, friends, supporters and fundraisers are all welcome on the day for what promises to be a fantastic day full of fun and fundraising. The Poker Run will have 5 stops on route. Each biker will be given one card per stop and the best Poker hand at the end of the run will win a voucher for bike accessories for €300. All funds raised from the Mills Inn Poker Run will go directly towards the South West Regional BUMBLEette Service which will help to transport and support even more sick children throughout Cork county and beyond.
At the launch of the Mills Inn Poker Run for BUMBLEance, Owner Don O’ Leary said: “The Mills Inn are proud supporters of BUMBLEance. We have organised the 2017 Poker Run to raise much needed funds for sick BUMBLEance kids. This service provides support to critically and seriously ill children throughout Ireland and we want to support these sick children and families in distress and to help them in any way that we can. We are urging all Bikers and friends to come along on the 21 October in support of our Poker Run in aid of BUMBLEance and, of course, to have lots of fun along the way.’
The Southern Regional BUMBLEette will provide support to sick children and their families throughout Cork city and county as they travel to and from home to hospital, national treatment centres, and respite and hospice care facilities nationwide. The service will also provide a very unique and specialized service through end of life Angel Trips, which is the final journey a terminally ill child takes on earth before he or she grows their Angel Wings.
Speaking today, Head of Fundraising & Engagement at BUMBLEance, Nicola O’ Sullivan said: ‘We are very grateful to The Mills Inn West Cork for their on-going, invaluable support of BUMBLEance. We rely on our valued corporate partners, fundraisers and friends to keep our BUMBLEance wheels in motion and we know that with their help and support we can assist even more sick children throughout Cork city and county and nationwide.’
The Southern Regional BUMBLEette will provide a FREE service to sick children and their families and will be fully kitted out with BUMBLEance features, such as; a TV, play station, DVD’s, music, fun BUMBLEance branding interior and exterior and sensory lighting and will have a defibrillator and suction machine on board. The BUMBLEette will also be utilized as a Chemo Cab service and will facilitate wheelchair and stretcher usage whilst enabling family members to travel with their loved ones in a safe, comfortable and secure environment.