Tesco Ireland stores across the country has raised €128,388 as part of Trick or Treat for Temple Street over the bank holiday weekend.
In all 151 stores, Tesco colleagues dressed up in a variety of costumes while they hosted Halloween parties with cake sales, face-painting, balloons and much more.
This year, Tesco Ireland set a challenging fundraising target of €100,000 for its Trick or Treat for Temple Street events, and thanks to the generosity of its colleagues and customers, surpassed the target, raising a total of €128,388.
“We are quite simply blown away by the phenomenal funds that our wonderful friends in Tesco have raised over the October bank holiday weekend at their Trick or Treat for Temple Street parties in-stores, Denise Fitzgerald, Chief Executive, Temple Street Foundation said.
All of these vital funds raised will go toward purchasing new paediatric scopes; life-saving equipment needed for Temple Street to ensure that each child receives the best care possible.
“The kindness, enthusiasm and love shown by Tesco colleagues and customers alike is so inspiring to us here in the hospital, “ Fitzgerald added.
Each year Temple Street treats over 150,000 children from across the country and for thousands of children, Temple Street is the only hospital in Ireland in which they can be treated.
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