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
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.
dlr Cultural Connections
Volunteers recently accompanied the people they visit to two shows in Pavilion theatre. Phil Coulter and Emer Quinn wowed the audience with their performances and Making Connections group was lucky enough to meet both artists afterwards One older lady said it was ‘a surreal experience, I could have stayed there forever’. Most of these older… Read More
New team member at Making Connections
We are excited to welcome Karen O’Connor who joined the staff recently. Karen is from Wexford and holds a B.Soc Science from Maynooth University and a Master of Arts in Sociology UCC. She has experience working with a variety of Community based agencies which will be a great asset to the core work of our… Read More
dlr Cultural Connections Launch
We were delighted today to launch the our new ‘dlr Cultural Connections’ programme. This exciting new initiative will provide opportunities for older people in our community with an interest in the Arts to attend various different events they wouldn’t ordinarily have the chance to attend! This evening we all attended the new film Lion at… Read More
Making Connections Christmas Appeal
Ever think of the impact of the long dark Winter days on the older generation in your family? Did you know, research shows loneliness and isolation is worse for our health than smoking fifteen cigarettes a day and twice as deadly as obesity? In our own community, many older people are facing endless days alone… Read More
Designer Rail Sale
Making Connections Designer Rail Sale Sat 12 November 2016 Wigwam 54 Middle Abbey Street 12.00 – 2.00 Presale Exclusive with Prosecco & Afternoon Tea (€50) 2.00 – 4.00 Regular Admission (€20) A one-time only chance to bag yourself some real fashion treats, Dublin-based charity Making Connections is hosting the fashion event of the season. Take… Read More
Ironman with a Heart!
Here at Making Connections giving is in our DNA. However, since we are a charity we must count on giving as a way to grow and progress. We want to make special mention of a behind-the-scenes donor who has made a huge impact to our growth. Bernard Flynn is a business trailblazer in every way.… Read More