Belfast Lord Mayor, Councillor Nichola Mallon showed her support for The Bakery Café’s upcoming fundraising event for Shelter NI and urged the public to come along and donate whilst picking up a yummy festive treat. Now in its second year, The Bakery located on Howard Street, Belfast will donate all its takings received on Sunday 21st December to the charity, from 10am – 3.30pm.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the guests that attended the event and also a special thank you to Dr Donal McManus for accepting our invitation to be part of our annual Filor Memorial Lecture 2014.
On 26th November we are holding our annual lecture to celebrate the contribution of Barney Filor to housing. Our guest speaker is Donal McManus, Executive Director of Irish Council for Social Housing. Places are limited, we advise you to book in order to avoid disappointment.
On Wednesday 5th November at the Queen’s Film Festival we attended a powerful film, The Unloved (2009). The directorial debut of Oscar nominated actor, Samantha Morton, also featuring a cast of well respected actors, Robert Carlyle, Susan Lynch, and Lauren Socha.
Last year, Shelter NI was one of Allstate Northern Ireland's charities of the year. Over the year they raised £6,269.37 and we were presented a cheque by Paula Newell, Allstate, also featuring in the picture, Fundraising and Campaign officer Claire Douglas and Events intern Paula Roman
Shelter NI are delighted to announce our first relay team for the Belfast Marathon. Our fantastic volunteers Michael, Eoin, Bronagh, Sarah and Dean are up for the gruelling 26 mile challenge to raise money for people in need of a home