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IHF launches annual Never Forgotten appeal

NeverForgotten 2020 appeal

This November, the month traditionally associated with remembering those we have loved and lost, we are a nation united in grief more than ever before.

IHF CEO, Sharon Foley commented:

“This has been a very difficult time for families and friends of people who have died. They may have been COVID-19 related deaths or deaths from other causes. We also know many are finding a previous loss more difficult right now.”

“We want to pause and remember those who have died and also show our support for those grieving. Grief is difficult all year round but this Christmas it will be particularly hard. Through Never Forgotten we want to open up a space to remember while at the same time giving people an opportunity to make a real difference to those facing the end of their lives and the many people all over Ireland preparing for the festive season without that special person.”

Make a donation to the #NeverForgotten appeal on our donation page

Show your support for #NeverForgotten by updating your Facebook profile picture with a picture of someone you have loved and lost, using our #NeverForgotten frame

Encourage others to take part by adding the hashtag #NeverForgotten and tagging @irishhospice in your post.

Sample post:
>> Share your memory of your loved one >>

I’m supporting the @IrishHospiceFoundation #NeverForgotten Appeal. You can also remember someone you have loved and lost and donate to their vital services including Bereavement Support Line. Donate:

Visit Never Forgotten 2020 appeal for more information.

Grief is the price we pay for love

IHF is a leader in the development of bereavement care in Ireland but relies heavily on donations from the public to support our services. Our work in bereavement includes Ireland’s first national Bereavement Support Line, which is home to practical information and resources on grief and coordinating the Irish Childhood Bereavement Network.