Cuisine de France employees raise €23,463 for refurbishment of Scoil Mochua playground
By Aimee Walsh
AN INCREDIBLE act of generosity as Cuisine de France employees raise €23,463.50 for the refurbishment of a school playground in Clondalkin.
Staff of bread manufacturing company who are based in Grange Castle in Clondalkin presented a cheque to Scoil Mochua on Friday, June 11 to help with the refurbishment of the school’s playground.
Cuisine de france employees presenting a cheque to students staff and teachers of Scoil Mochua
The cheque for €23,463.50 was presented to some of the staff, teachers and students of the Clondalkin school, who educate approximately 65 children from the age of 3 to 18 years that have multiple disabilities.
The funds will go towards a refurbishment of the playground at the grounds of the school for the children to enjoy.
Speaking about the fundraiser, head of fundraising at Central Remedial Clinic, Ziva Newman, told The Echo: “We have a playground that just needs a little bit of an upgrade so Cuisine De France, who are our neighbours there in Clondalkin – they chose us, and they set a target for themselves of €20,000 to refurbish the playground.
“In May, they had a challenge to run or walk the most and they set up an iDonate page and they raised over €13,000 there and then their mother company, Aryzta, donated €10,000 to match that, so that’s how we ended up with over €23,000, which was amazing.
“They were incredible and really passionate and very much invested into not only the challenge but doing it for the playground and we have a great relationship with them.”