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IUSA Charity

The Board of the Ireland United States Alumni Association,

in partnership with the U.S. Embassy, the Embassy Youth Council and the University of Notre Dame Ireland Program,

kindly invites you to support the


Christmas Day of Service

at Maple House

a Simon Emergency Homeless Shelter for men on North Circular Road


Saturday, December 12th

10am – 4pm


Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed to help paint, clean and decorate Maple House for the holidays.

Dedicated workers are needed from 10am – 1pm & 1pm – 4pm.

Please indicate which shift suits you in your reply


Gifts & Donations Appeal

Please consider donating a Christmas Gift Bag for one of the 36 male residents, aged 19 – 75.

Each Christmas gift bag should contain the following essential items for one of the male residents:

Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Soap/Wash

Shaving Cream, Deodorant

Toothbrush, Toothpaste & Mouthwash

Comb, Washcloth & Face Towel


You may also consider including additional items, such as:

Dental Floss, Razors, Nail Clippers, Cotton Buds, Hair Wax/Gel, or Aftershave.

Donations may also be made online at towards to the cost of a full gift bag (approximately 25 euro), which the IUSA service day team will organize on your behalf.


The shelter are also in need of new/as good as new items, such as:

jumpers, t-shirts, hoodies, hats, baseball caps, sports bags, scarves, gloves, towels, footwear, tracksuit bottoms, new underwear and socks, jackets, backpacks, and wallets.


Donated items may be dropped to Derek Cleary, Localise, 6 Ontario Terrace, Lower Rathmines Road, Dublin 6.

Phone 01 4979010 in advance or email to arrange collection by a member of the IUSA service day team.

Dublin Simon Homeless Appeal

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