Liverpool residents form support group for Limerick girl Sophie

first_imgLimerick sings from the rooftops to thank frontline workers Three Limerick charities receive Aldi Community Grants donations Advertisement Linkedin KIND-HEARTED Liverpool residents have launched a campaign to show support for a critically ill eight-year-old girl from Limerick.Sophie Mulcahy suffers from an extremely rare condition named 1q43 Deletion and her father Liam takes part in regular fundraisers for her.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up During a charity cycle in Liverpool this summer in honour of 96 football fans who died at the Hillsborough stadium disaster in 1989, Liam and five friends had their bicycles stolen while visiting Anfield football stadium, home of Liverpool FC. The incident caused outrage among residents in the Merseyside city, who have since rallied behind Liam’s family.A Facebook group entitled ‘To Sophie, from the people of Liverpool’ has been set up by Dawn Hall, a senior carer in a nursing home in the city, and it currently has almost 1,000 members. The group contains a link to an online charity page where people can make a donation to a fund for Sophie.Liam expressed his heartfelt gratitude to Dawn for setting up the group, and to everyone from Liverpool who has actively tried to help since the bicycle theft in June.Anyone wishing to become a member of the Facebook support group can request to join via https://www.facebook.com/groups/305340229627210/ Previous articleEndurance Challenge aims to raise €500,000Next articleName Limerick JobBridge abusers Liam Togherhttp://www.limerickpost.ieLiam joined the Limerick Post in December 2012, having previously worked in other local media organisations. He holds an MA in Journalism from the University of Limerick and is particularly interested in sports writing. Generous Keith gives the shirt off his back to children’s charity TAGSAnfieldcharityDawn HallfacebookHillsboroughLiam MulcahyLiverpoolSophie Mulcahy Twitter Oxfam Limerick calls on decluttering locals to do the #JoeyChallenge4Oxfam – a donation drive with a twist center_img WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Email Limerick Charity getting sweet treats from Shannon Heritage Pieta ask people to share their sunrise this Saturday Facebook NewsLocal NewsLiverpool residents form support group for Limerick girl SophieBy Liam Togher – August 14, 2014 685 Printlast_img

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