Irish charity boss calls for more corporate support

first_img The head of one of the country’s leading charities says that corporate Ireland needs to become more aware and supportive of charities here. Jonathan Irwan is the founder and chief executive of the Jack and Jill Foundation.The Foundation provides early intervention home respite to severely handicapped developmentally delayed babies.According to Jonathan Irwan big business tends to support the bigger charities. Advertisement Howard Lake | 3 October 2005 | News  26 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis He says it’s important that the business sector support other charities with a steady stream of funding.“They haven’t yet got that American ethos of giving to everyday charities on a regular basis”, Mr Irwan said.It is very tax-efficient nowadays, he added.“If only they could read the letters we get everyday¦it would turn their hearts”, said Mr Irwan.The Foundation recently shared ‚€65,000 as part of stockbrokers NCB’s charity fundraising day. iCross and Enable Ireland were also supported.center_img Irish charity boss calls for more corporate support Tagged with: Ireland About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more