Trick or Treat for sick children returns


Host, TV personality and mom Lucy Kennedy today launched the annual Trick or Treat for Sick Children fundraising campaign to benefit the Children’s Health Foundation with the help of two mighty little monsters, Aoife and Ciara Jane O’Sullivan, who both spent time at CHI in Crumlin and Temple Street.

The Children’s Health Foundation and MiWadi are calling on families, friends and communities in Westmeath to participate in powerful fun monsters by hosting spectacularly spooky Halloween activities at home, school or nursery, on the workplace, or even virtually while making a contribution to support the magic that happens every day in CHI hospitals.

Funds raised will be used to purchase vital supplies for sick children across Ireland.

Trick or Treat for Sick Children, proudly supported by MiWadi for the ninth year in a row, will raise funds for the Children’s Health Foundation, which supports sick children and their families in CHI hospitals and emergency care centers.

As part of this year’s campaign, MiWadi has also partnered with acclaimed children’s book illustrator Chris Judge to create a selection of bespoke ‘Fruit Monster’ artwork that will be released. available for charity auctions on MiWadi Ireland’s Instagram page from October. There will be four original works of art up for grabs for the highest bidder with all proceeds going directly to the Trick or Treat for Sick Children campaign.

At the launch of Trick or Treat for Sick Children, Denise Fitzgerald, Executive Director of the Children’s Health Foundation, said: “We are delighted to announce that Trick or Treat for Sick Children, a favorite among our supporters, is back for another year. The funds raised through this fantastic campaign will have a huge impact, providing essential funds for essential equipment and services in all of CHI’s hospitals and emergency care centers.

“We are delighted to have the support of MiWadi who remains by our side for this important fundraiser every year. We are very grateful to all of our supporters who participate each year as well as those who join for the first time. Your support helps give every sick child the best possible chance. “

Caroline Hyde, MiWadi Marketing Manager at Britvic Ireland, commented; “As a long-time supporter of the Trick or Treat campaign, MiWadi is proud to mark the ninth year of this partnership with an exciting campaign that shows that being scary is really taking care of you!

“Each year we look forward to working with the Children’s Health Foundation on this worthy cause and it has been an honor to see the difference the funds raised have made for children and families across Ireland. After this past year in particular, we are extremely proud to continue to support the spectacular work that takes place every day in CHI hospitals. “

Speaking at the launch of the 2021 campaign, Lucy Kennedy said: “I am delighted to have been invited to support this year’s Trick or Treat campaign for sick children and to help raise awareness and fundraising. funds for the extraordinary work carried out in CHI hospitals. each day. We are huge Halloween fans in my home and I know my little monsters can’t wait to dress up and have some serious fun while supporting this great cause!

Throughout the campaign, MiWadi will be sharing his best social media tips and tricks to help jumpstart the party as well as their live auction in partnership with artist Chris Judge! Find out at

To sign up for a personalized Trick or Treat for Sick Children party pack, sign up at or call (01) 7091700. The pack includes posters, stickers and more.

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