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WOW! Thank you Core Systems!

WOW! Thank you Core Systems!

When a dedicated team comes together to support #iCareAtChristmas2020… amazing things happen!!

WOW! We’re overwhelmed and so grateful for the support of Core Systems NI

Checkout our video to see their fantastic fundraising total. Our deepest Thanks to you all!

WOW! Thank you Core Systems!

WOW! Thank you Core Systems!

When a dedicated team comes together to support #iCareAtChristmas2020… amazing things happen!!

WOW! We’re overwhelmed and so grateful for the support of Core Systems NI

Checkout our video at the link below to see their fantastic fundraising total. Our deepest Thanks to you all!

Thank you Cathal

Thank you Cathal from Support Services for buying Groceries for a family in need.

Thank you to our supporters!

Thank you so much to our supporters!

Your kindness is very much appreciated

St Peter's Primary Collegeland Support iCare at Christmas


St Peter's Primary Collegeland overwhelmed by your kindness. Thank you so much for supporting #icareatchristmas2020

iCare at Christmas Supporting Depaul Ireland again in 2020.

Delighted that Grainne from our team is in Dublin today.

Thank you to everyone for making our campaign a success!!

A Christmas Delivery for Women's Aid Armagh/Down

iCare are so proud to support the amazing work of this team, Melissa delivering grocery vouchers and gifts today.

A huge thank you to everyone who has contributed to our Campaign, you are amazing!!

HCIL Gifts for Elderly in Community

Kerry Toner, Regional Manager NI making up gifts for elderly in the community who wouldn’t receive a gift this Christmas. Melissa Gribben, Head of Communications busy sorting out presents from our toy appeal.

We really can’t express how grateful we are for the support. We know these gifts are going to people in the community that really need them. It wouldn’t be possible without you!

iCare at Christmas on the road

iCare gifts being delivered to Homecare Independent Living - HCIL clients in Cavan area

Fantastic Support from Core Systems

WOW! We are absolutely OVERWHELMED with this Support from Core Systems NI, an amazing £1,515 raised.

Yesterday Gary finished his first of the two half-marathons in impressive 1h 56m! Gary is running another 13.1 miles to raise money for iCare Charity

Armagh City Football Club Supporting iCare

Armagh City Football Club @fcarmaghcity do it again...always supporting iCare.

Thank you so much for the amazing delivery of presents, all going into our local communities! 

Downpatrick Lions Club Support our Campaign.

One of our amazing iCare at Christmas Co-ordinators Joanne Murray, pictured delivering gifts to Sure Start, Downpatrick.

These gifts were very kindly donated to our campaign by The Downpatrick Lions Club, pictured is Raymond Crea representing the club.

Oonagh Lynch Book Donations

Oonagh Lynch donated these fabulous signed copies of a children’s books she wrote herself!

Fleetwise Vehicle Hire & Sales spreading the Christmas cheer!


Fleetwise Vehicle Hire & Sales

spreading the Christmas cheer! Going to put smiles on so many faces tomorrow morning 🎁🎄

Fleetwise Vehicle Hire & Sales


Fleetwise Vehicle Hire & Sales spreading the Christmas cheer! Going to put smiles on so many faces tomorrow morning 

Gifts for First Housing Aid & Support Services

Delighted that we could donate gifts to First Housing Aid & Support Services

iCare at Christmas donates to De Paul Ireland

iCare at Christmas campaigns donates gifts to De Paul Ireland

iCare At Christmas Donates presents to Southern Trust's Children with Disabilities service

The team at iCare are delighted to donate Christmas presents to the 'Southern Trust's Children With Disability services

Our 1st iCare at Christmas Supporter - Currans Armagh

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Eva Meets Dr Mac

This book is our real life adventure with Eva, of how she came to be in hospital, her diagnosis and the treatment she received, in a child friendly way.

iCare Fresh

Spreading Kindness with iCare Fresh. Thank you to all involved. 

iCare 2020 so far

We are so proud of what iCare has managed to achieve in 2020 so far 
Thanks to our amazing team and volunteers

John Delivering iCare Fresh Packages

Meet John 🌟
Donating iCare Fresh packages to St Marys Yc Portadown

Patricia Delivers iCare Fresh Packages

Patricia from Homecare Independent Living (HCIL) delivering iCare Fresh packages.

iCare Fresh packages delivered locally

iCare Fresh packages delivered locally in community

iCare Fresh Packages

Cara and John out delivering iCare Fresh packages for two Homecare Independent Living - HCIL service users 💜


HCIL Care Assistant out Delivering for iCare Fresh

Our wonderful Care Assistant in Homecare Independent Living out delivering for iCare Fresh

iCare Fresh Deliveries

Delivered to those who are vulnerable due to COVID-19 by the amazing HCIL staff and iCare committee and volunteers


iCare has launched its FRESH campaign, supporting those who are vulnerable and isolated in communities across the Country

Spreading Kindness at Easter

iCare is delighted to support the Elim Church Armagh’s food donation appeal by providing 60 easter eggs for local children and families to enjoy.

iCare and HCIL support P.I.N (People In Need)

Our team were delighted to support PIN’s efforts locally by donating 20 food hampers, which will be hand delivered to vulnerable members of our community.

iCare and HCIL - Spreading Kindness

iCare food hampers, delivered across our local communities to those in need.

Race to Recovery

2020 marks iCare’s 8th year of sponsoring Addiction NI’s Race to Recovery event.

Volunteer Fair at SRC

iCare committee member Dympna Palmer attending Southern Regional College Volunteer Fair today in the Armagh Campus

iCare Wishes (July - December 2019)

Take a look at our iCare wishes granted from July to December 2019

We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Noel Sweeney.

Noel was a fantastic volunteer for iCare, always willing to help our charity.

iCare at Christmas- Second Annual Campaign Launch

Following a very successful launch in 2018 with over 300 presents donated, "iCare at Christmas" is back for its second year. 

iCare team up with HCIL team in Sligo

A lovely iCare afternoon tea fundraiser was held recently in the HCIL Sligo office, in aid of the local (Strokes Group) Irish Heart Foundation in Sligo.

Back to school! iCare donates to the Inspiring Young Achievers Network in Ghana

iCare donates back to school essentials to Non Profit Organisation in Ghana, which seeks to change, nurture and transform the African Youth to achieve their Goals by providing community members with skills and educational materials.

iCare and HCIL Reveal Final Total for Give an Hour Campaign 2019

Cheque Presentations to Horizon House and LauraLynn Children’s Hospices

iCare Wishes (January - June)

Take a look at our iCare wishes we have granted this year from January to June. Using the power of people to create a better world.

Eva’s Adventures Book Launch – Eva Meets Dr Mac

iCare were delighted to host Eva's Adventures Book Launch in the Market Place Theater, Armagh on Thursday 27th June 2019.

Katie Rose's Journey

Thanks to the fantastic efforts of our volunteers at our fundraising events throughout the year, iCare was proud to be able to support Katie Rose’s Journey as one of the main sponsors.

Armagh City F.C Host their annual iCare Cup Tournament

Massive Thank You to Armagh City F.C. for hosting their annual iCare Cup Tournament for iCare. 

Addiction NI thank iCare & HCIL for their continued support

We received this lovely thank you letter from Addiction NI thanking us for our continued sponsorship.

iCare and Homecare Independent Living Support Katie Rose’s Journey Announced as Main Sponsor for Charity Ball

iCare and Homecare Independent Living (HCIL) have partnered to announce their lead sponsorship of Katie Rose’s Journey Charity Ball on Friday 7th June in the Armagh City Hotel.

Danceathon raises an amazing £345.00 for iCare

Patricia Short, Community Manager along with her fantastic team in Kilkeel held a Danceathon on 13th April 2019 and raised an amazing £345.00 for iCare

Armagh City FC iCare Cup

iCare are proud to sponsor the Armagh City FC iCare Cup on the 18th May. Come and join us on the day! 

iCare Proud to Sponsor Race to Recovery

iCare were proud to sponsor Addiction NI Addiction NI Race To Recovery for the 5th year running.

iCare Charity Christmas Extravaganza raises a huge £35,000

Local charity iCare has announced its fundraising figure for their annual Christmas Extravaganza –Santa’s Gatelodge. The Charity raised a massive £35,000 over the duration of the event, which ran for 17 nights!

iCare Act of Kindness Campaign 2019

iCare is carrying its Act of Kindness Campaign into 2019. Launched in Spring last year with the hope to remind our friends and followers to spread kindness in their communities, workplaces, homes and wherever possible.

Dress Down for iCare

A big thank you to Homecare Independent Living staff members who raised nearly £340 for iCare by donating a small contribution every week for 'dress down Friday' well done to all!

Year, New You, New Challenge.....sign up now to the Race to Recovery

iCare is delighted to sponsor Addiction NI's Race to Recovery again for 2019. The Race to Recovery focuses on the positive outcomes for the 1000’s of people embarking on recovery with the support of Addiction NI, family, friends.

Creative Christmas Puddings

Margaret McKinley, Homecare Independent Living  Senior Community Manager for our Northern Trust, had her seasonal sale of knitted Christmas Puddings.

iCare spreads Christmas cheer by delivering presents to 378 homeless children

With a real desire in our hearts to help make a difference to the ongoing homelessness crisis in Ireland, iCare launched the ‘iCare at Christmas’ appeal

iCare - Our Wishes & Newsletter

We want to take this opportunity to thank you for all your kindness and support throughout 2018.

iCare Charity to help deliver presents to 300 homeless kids

iCare is delighted to launch their “iCare at Christmas” campaign to help homeless and disadvantaged children across Ireland enjoy Christmas.

Santa's Gatelodge Christmas Extravaganza

iCare opens its biggest annual fundraising extravaganza, Santa’s Gatelodge, this Friday 30th November! 

An iCare Wish with a Difference - iCare Pledges a fantastic £8,000 to Four Local Campaigns

Following a fantastic fundraising night recently, iCare was delighted to grant four iCare Wishes with a slight difference, by presenting four cheques to local campaigns.  Recognising how challenging fundraising can be, iCare wanted to give these local campaigns and their volunteers, a boost.

iCare celebrates successful European Heritage Open Day

On Saturday 8th of September, the iCare Committee welcomed visitors to some of Armagh’s most historic buildings, the iconic Gatelodge and Manor House in Milford.

On your marks, get set, go!! iCare Purple Run 2018

The sun shone on the movement of purple through Gosford Forest Park in County Armagh for iCare’s annual Purple Run, now in its third year.

iCare welcomes visitors to Milford Gatelodge to celebrate European Heritage Open Day

During the second weekend in September, many historic properties open their doors to the public to mark European Heritage Open Day (EHOD). 

Night at the Dogs!

iCare's next big fundraising event - come join us for a night at the dogs!

iCare Support Sky Dive for Pancreatic Cancer

Countdown to this year’s annual iCare Purple Run begins

A launch event held at Homecare Independent Living’s (HCIL) headquarters at Callan House, Milford attended by staff, sports club’s representatives and local supporters? 

Bun sale in aid of Stand up to Cancer

iCare recently supported local Milford resident Sarah Bradley with her fundraising efforts for Stand up to Cancer.

iCare Community Cup

We are delighted to announce that Armagh City Football Club will host a 5-a-side football tournament with all proceeds going to our charity iCare. 

Putting Smuddles & Kisses into Life's Toughest Adventures

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iCare Random Acts of Kindness Campaign

In keeping with our mission “to use the power of our people to create a better world” and offering opportunities for ‘acts of kindness’ - iCare recently launched a Random Acts of Kindness Campaign.

iCare Helps Fund Vital Underwater Communication Equipment

iCare representative Laura McDonald recently met with members of Boyne Fishermen’s Rescue and Recovery Service to donate £2500 on behalf of the charity.

iCare Sponsor's Milford Big Breakfast

iCare was delighted to sponsor Milford Community Development Association's Big Breakfast. 

iCare Purple Run 2018

iCare announces date for annual Purple Run at Gosford Forest Park

iCare Annouces Plans of New Women's Network

iCare marks International Women's Day by announcing plans of New Women's Network

iCare Delighted to Sponsor Addiction NI 2018

iCare are delighted to sponsor Addiction NI 10K Race to Recovery 2018.

The Magic of Christmas in Milford - iCare raises a record £42,000

iCare has announced a record final fundraising figure for its annual Christmas Extravaganza –Santa’s Gatelodge

A Christmas Lunch

Founding members of iCare charity Mairead Mackle & Gerald Mackle welcomed friends throughout the community to a Christmas Lunch in Milford’s Gatelodge 

Santa's Gatelodge 2017

iCare charity have continued to work tirelessly in displaying their annual Christmas extravaganza in the home of their headquarters, Milford

Homecare Independent Living rewarded again for its Community Commitment

Homecare Independent Living win the Commitment to Responsible Business of the Year Award at the ABC Business Awards 2017.

On your marks, get set, go!

It was on your marks, get set and go this week as iCare, organisers of this year’s Purple Run, set the official stopwatch countdown to this year’s event at Gosford Park on August 12

Eoin Toal Armagh City

Mairead Mackle from Homecare Independent Living recently met with Eoin Toal and coaches from Armagh City Football Club to wish Eoin every success with his future

Homecare Independent Living recognised for it's Commitment to the Community

Homecare Independent Living (HCIL) has been officially recognised for its commitment to the community at Northern Ireland’s Family Business Awards 2017.

iCare Support Young Enterprise Project

Positivity Pocket'd is a Young Enterprise Company from St. Patrick's Academy.

iCare Donates £10,000 to Craigavon Neo-Natal Unit

Dedicated fundraising campaign for Craigavon Neo - Natal Unit

iCare Hosts Series of Afternoon Tea Fundraisers

Afternoon tea fundraisers to support local charties

Magherafelt And Cookstown Team go Quackers for iCare

The fantastic team from the Magherafelt/ Cookstown area have granted an iCare Wish to a very deserving recipient and one of their fellow care assistant’s, Laura McNeilly.

Craigavon & Banbridge team put their running shoes on to grant iCare Wish

Demonstrating commitment, effort and sporting ability the fantastic team from Craigavon and Banbridge decided to fundraise for their iCare Wish 

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