Praxis Care the leading charity providing care and support for adults and children with learning disability, mental ill health or acquired brain injury as well as older people with dementia recently ran a successful Variety Show at St Patricks Parish Centre, Newtownards.
The event was attended by 250 people and to date has raised just under £2,500. The night was compered by Colin Boyd (Belfast Operatic Society) as well as featuring a wide variety of acts including Father Martin O’Hagan (from the world famous The Priests), Belfast Operatic Society, St Finian’s School Choir (Newtownards) as well Praxis Care service users.
Margaret Crilly (Concert organiser & Praxis Care Project Worker) says:
“The Variety Concert was a great success with a wide range of musical acts giving up their time to support the work of Praxis Care. There was a great atmosphere on the night and I was delighted that people put so much time and effort into making it a success. In particular, I would like to thank John and Colin our two sound men. All monies raised from the event will be used to set up a new day care centre for Praxis Care service users in Newtownards”
Fr Martin O’Hagan says:
“It was great to see so many people turn out to support such a worthy cause”
For more information about the work of Praxis Care visit the Praxis Care www.praxiscare.org.uk. or call 028 90 234 555
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For further information about the work of Praxis Care call Paul Collins Assistant Director – Fundraising 079 187 20554
Praxis Care is the largest charity providing care for vulnerable children and adults affected by mental heath ill health, learning disability, acquired brain injury and dementia in UK and Ireland. Praxis Care provides a range of accommodation and support services for 1,432 people in 66 separate units in Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Isle of Man and UK.