The recent KRC fundraiser for the six community education groups in Knockanrawley Resource centre is delighted to have collected €3910K from their recent fundraising efforts in Tipperary town.
“This year the funding for these six educational groups didn’t come through so they decided to do some fundraising of their own,” said Ruth Smith Facilitator at KRC.
The Monday Art Group, Men’s Sheds, the Tipperary Progressive Group (TPG), and the Women’s Groups sold paintings, chutneys, tea-bracs, jams in a pop-up café in Tipp Town for three days.
The Men’s shed made organic soup and brown bread from their garden that proved very popular. “We were only supposed to do the bread and soup for one day but we sold out and make more for the Friday,” said Timmy Whyte.
Participant Jennifer Ryan from Tipperary town is in the Art Group and the Tipperary Progressive Group (TPG). “It’s good to be a part of this group. We often get speakers in to do Mindfulness, and it’s a great social outlet with trips away.”
“We do many things that you wouldn’t normally do including treks to Holy Wells, added Kay Lonegan also part of the TPG group.