Register your coffee morning and receive your free Bewley’s coffee and host registration pack. Thanks to the generous support of Bewley’s, we will send you a host pack including Bewley’s coffee along with posters, invitations and collection boxes. Register today at www.hospicecoffeemorning.ie email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0579328634
About Hospice Coffee Morning
Hospice Coffee Morning Together with Bewley’s is one of Ireland’s longest established and most loved fundraisers in aid of specialist palliative hospice and homecare services all across Ireland. 2020 marks the 28th anniversary of the campaign and since inception over €39,000,000 has been raised to support frontline hospice care. Bewley’s have proudly supported the campaign from the very beginning making this one of Ireland’s most successful and longest standing charity partnerships. Hospice Coffee Morning has enabled local hospice groups to provide the best in person centred and excellent care to patients and families for over 28 years.
Hosing a Coffee Morning in 2020
2020 has been a challenging year for all of us, and as local organisations that rely so heavily on fundraising our efforts continue to be severely affected by COVID-19. As with all frontline organisations, the pandemic poses a massive challenge to our services for vulnerable patients and their families. That’s why Hospice Coffee Morning Together with Bewley’s have never been more important as its is our biggest annual fundraising event of the year. By hosting a coffee morning this September, you will be helping your local hospice to continue to provide specialist care to patients in your local community at a time when they need it most.
There are so many ways to get involved in Hospice Coffee Morning Together with Bewley’s!
Host a socially distant Coffee Morning
Whether it’s in the garden, outside the community hall, or on the street for your neighbours to enjoy or take-away, host a socially distant coffee morning if you feel comfortable in doing so in aid of your local hospice.
Host a Virtual Coffee Morning
Whether it’s 2 or 200 guests, your video call can be whatever you want it to be and you can’t beat a good catch up no matter the distance! You could even host an international Coffee Morning!
Hints and Tips for hosting your Coffee Morning whether Venue or Virtual!
Pick a day – any day!
If September 24th doesn’t suit, don’t worry. Pick another time close to the official date that suits you or even the weather if you have an outside garden Coffee Morning planned!
Spread the word
Get the word out! Display posters, send a group invitation by email, set up a WhatsApp group or create a Facebook event. Don’t forget a personal phone call is always hard to beat!
Get competitive! The Great Hospice Bakeoff
Coffee Morning is always a great excuse to show off your creativity!
Pay as you go
Set up an online donation page such as JustGiving.com or Facebook to receive donations via debit and credit card. Its very easy to use and set up, its free and the funds go straight to your local hospice. Call us on 0579328634 if you have any queries or if you need any help. Cash donations can be lodged directly to Offaly hospice.
Share your mug shots
Share your photos using #offalyhospice #TogetherforHospice and post to the Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages of your local hospice. If you’re hosting virtually you can also take a pic of your guests online.
Thank and be thanked
Don’t forget to thank everyone on behalf of your local hospice! Hospices across Ireland are truly grateful for all donations raised through Hospice Coffee Morning Together with Bewleys so let your guests know how much they helped to raise in their local community. Remember, every cup counts!
If you are unable to host a Coffee Morning this year, please support Offaly Hospice by making a donation on our Website.
No matter what type of Coffee Morning you host – please always remember to stay safe and adhere to the current HSE and Government COVID-19 guidelines. Please visit www.hse.ie to see the most up to date guidance. Don’t forget its most important that you and your guests always adhere to social distancing guidelines and that everyone adheres to good hygiene and handwashing practices. You can ask your guests to wash their hands when they arrive, provide hand sanitiser and napkins, and provide a bin for everyone to throw away their own rubbish. Remember, we’re all in this together.