Press Releases

Adopt A Charity: Abbott Employees Give a Helping Hand at Nazareth House

Abbott employees generously donated their time to Nazareth House in Sligo town last week. The partnership with Nazareth House was established through the European Volunteering…

Call out to track volunteer hours in County Sligo as part of EVC Sligo 2017

As part of Sligo’s designation as European Volunteering Capital in 2017, we want to highlight the impact volunteering contributes to our wellbeing and society by tracking as…

Press Release: Volunteering Expo Gives Jobseekers a Headstart

As part of Sligo’s designation as the European Volunteering Capital in 2017, Sligo Volunteer Centre are delivering a one-day volunteering expo titled ‘Headstart’ as part…

Volunteering can seriously boost your career!

As part of Sligo's designation as European Volunteering Capital 2017, Sligo Volunteer Centre are hosting monthly meet-ups called Volunteer Voices in cafes around County Sligo. This…

WDC donate €10k to Sligo’s European Volunteering Capital 2017

The Western Development Commission has announced that it is to provide €10,000 investment to the European Volunteering Capital 2017. The financial support will be used to…

Sligo businesses come together for successful ‘Adopt a charity’ initiative

Sligo Volunteer Centre has hailed the success of a new initiative to help businesses team up with non-profit community groups. The Building Block was the venue this week for an…

Press Release: Matchmaking Sligo Businesses with Local Charities and Voluntary groups

Sligo's business community attended a briefing session on Tuesday last to hear about the Adopt a Charity initiative, spearheaded by Sligo Volunteer Centre, as part of Sligo's designation…

Engineers Week: Abbott Volunteers Bring Engineering to Life For Hundreds of Students Nationwide

Over 120 schoolchildren from six different Sligo schools explored the exciting world of engineering with the help of volunteers from Abbott. At a special event/series of special…