Light up a Life has offered great solace and joy to so many since it began in 1992. Last year, over 26,000 people were lovingly remembered through lights sponsored in their name.
This year has been so incredibly difficult for all of us. As a country, we have had to stay apart in order to come together to keep each other safe, and we’ve been reminded just how important connections with our loved ones are.
Never is that more true than when those loved ones are no longer with us. Shining a light has become a symbol this year of remembering those we have lost, and those we are still protecting.
It is the way that so many people choose at Christmas time to remember their loved ones and those close to them. And every Christmas, the lights sponsored on lightupalife.ie beam across the world for friends and family to see.
Light Up a Life is the most important annual fundraiser for Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services. The restrictions from COVID-19 have impacted our fundraising activities, so this year we need your support more than ever.
Your support will help to fund our essential frontline services as well as much-needed equipment and facilities – ensuring both patients and their families receive peace, comfort and dignity when they need it most.
By sponsoring a light for €6, you can both remember and honour your loved one as well as supporting our patients and residents.
If you’re missing someone this Christmas, please remember and celebrate them – in the most magical and moving way. Light up their life. And once you have remembered your own loved ones, please take some time to browse through the tributes, photos and stories shared by others.
“There is not enough darkness in all the world to put out the light of even one small candle” St Francis of Assisi