Woodie’s Heroes 2023

The 2023 Woodie’s Heroes campaign launches this weekend, raising vital funds for four Irish charities, including Down Syndrome Irelnad. This is the 8th year of Woodie’s Heroes, which has raised €3 million for Irish children’s charities since 2016. This year, the Woodie’s Heroes campaign will run from 16th July to 12th August

The charities are chosen by Woodie’s colleagues through a vote. This year’s beneficiaries are ISPCC Childline, Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland, Down Syndrome Ireland and Make-A-Wish Ireland.

We’d really appreciate it if members and supporters could encourage others to donate, and also get out to their local Woodie’s stores. Let the staff know you really appreciate their selecting Down Syndrome Ireland as a featured charity, take a picture and post it on social media (tagging Down Syndrome Ireland!) Funds will go towards our vital Early Years programmes.

100% of donations go directly to the charities and are divided equally among them. It’s easy for customers to get behind the initiative with three easy ways to donate:

  • Donate instore at the till
  • Scanning the iDonate QR code to donate online
  • Simply texting one of the below keywords to 50300 to donate €4:
    • ISPCC to 50300 to support ISPCC Childline
    • AADI to 50300 to support Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland
    • DSI to 50300 to support Down Syndrome Ireland
    • MYWISH to 50300 to support Make-A-Wish Ireland

*Each text cost €4. Our charities will receive a minimum of €3.60. Service Provider is Like Charity. Helpline 01 481 9311.


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