What Volunteering Means to John

Find out what volunteering means to John who volunteers on the Making Connections team.


Making Connections Winter Appeal

Thank you for your interest in the Making Connections’ Winter Appeal 2021. If you haven’t seen it already, click here to read our Winter Appeal letter.  


Annual Report 2020

Click to explore Making Connections’ Annual Report 2020 Pivoting to respond to the emerging needs of older people throughout COVID-19 lockdowns


Smiles All Round as Making Connections volunteers visit people again

Making Connections befriending volunteers and the older people they visit are enjoying long awaited in-person reunions this month. We are hearing uplifting stories about café and market visits but most of all, it’s the joy of face-to-face interaction after the long months of isolation. Although volunteer phone calls were a lifeline to many, the presence… Read More


National Volunteering Week 2021 | Thank You Video

Excited to share this video message from Una Power to MakingConnections volunteers for National Volunteering Week 2021. Such a privilege to lead this amazing team. Find out more here: https://volunteerdlr.ie/nvw2021-is-here/ Share with us here: Facebook: http://facebook.com/makingconnections.ie Twitter:     http://twitter.com/connections_ie #NVW2021 #SmallActionsBigImpact #MakingConnectionsVolunteers


dlr GROW it Forward in Action

Making Connections volunteers are excited to get growing thanks to dlr Libraries and GIY. A large team of Making Connections volunteers have signed up dig in, and share their experiences along the way. Click here to follow our stories on Facebook #GrowItFoward    


On Air with Dublin South FM

Our Executive Director, Mary O’Donohue was interviewed by Dublin South FM radio. The interview explores Good Food Delivered and other Making Connections programmes – click play to have a listen.   If you would like to listen to the entire Podcast episode you can find it on the Dublin South FM website here.


Video Message from Cathaoirleach of dlr County Council about our meal delivery service

We are delighted to share some good news with you today. Cathaoirleach of dlr County Council, Una Power, has collaborated with Making Connections to promote the Keep Well Campaign, highlighting in particular Good Food Delivered. Take a moment to watch her video message.


Making Connections Letter Connections

We are delighted to share with you a glimpse of the Making Connections Letter Connections project in this short video. Click on the icon in the bottom right of the video to enjoy it in full screen.