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  • Fifteen charities from across the country shortlisted for the Bank’s 2024 Community Fund following colleague nominations.
  • Public called to cast their vote through PTSB website and mobile app by February 23rd at 6pm.
  • €300,000 donated to six Irish charities following PTSB fundraising initiatives throughout 2023.
  • PTSB has contributed c. €1.8 million to Irish community organisations to date.

PTSB has launched the public vote for its 2024 Community Fund partners. This follows on from the Bank recently donating a total of €300,000 to its six 2023 Community Fund partners. The donation included €150,000 in matched funding by the Bank.

Following a PTSB colleague nominations process, fifteen charities from across the country have been shortlisted for PTSB’s 2024 Community Fund; five across Dublin and surrounding counties, five across the North & West of the country, and five from the South & East.

Shortlist for PTSB’s 2024 Community Fund

Dublin and Surrounding Counties

North & West of the Country

South & East of the Country

·       ALONE

·       Children’s Health Foundation

·       Our Lady’s Hospice and Care Services Harold’s Cross

·       Saint Joseph’s Shankill

·       The Gavin Glynn Foundation

·       Ashling Murphy Memorial Fund

·       Cancer Care West

·       Enable Ireland

·       Longford Women’s Link

·       Pieta House

·       Blood Bikes South

·       Dillon Quirke Foundation

·       Milford Care Centre

·       St. Gabriel’s Foundation

·       St. Luke’s Home Cork

A public vote to select two PTSB Community Fund partners from each of the three regions has now opened and the Bank is calling on members of the public to support their local charities by registering their vote through the PTSB mobile app or website. Voting closes at 6pm Friday, 23rd February 2024.

The PTSB Community Fund supports local communities by donating funds raised by PTSB colleagues throughout the year. The money raised by PTSB’s colleagues is matched funded by the Bank for an overall donation to charity. Each year, the PTSB Community Fund aims to donate c. €200,000 to its charity partners and to date, the Bank has contributed c. €1.8 million to Irish community organisations, supporting local communities across the country.

In recent weeks, having exceed its fundraising target by €100,000, PTSB donated a total of €300,000 to its 2023 Community Fund partners. Dublin and surrounding counties’ ChildVision and Dublin Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (DSPCA), the North & West’s of the country’s Bluestack Special Needs Foundation and Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association, and the South & East’s Cork Cancer Care Centre and Down Syndrome Cork – Field of Dreams, were selected as the Bank’s 2023 Community Fund partners following more than 120,000 public votes last year. At a recent lunch event, PTSB’s CEO, Eamonn Crowley, presented representatives of each charity with a cheque for €50,000 following 2023 colleague fundraising activities.

PTSB’s Community Fund Chair and Head of Business Development, Catherine Doyle, said:

“Having a strong customer and community ethos is fundamental to PTSB’s promise of being ‘Altogether more human’, and so we are committed to enhancing our social impact and connecting with local communities across the country.

“Each year, we look forward to working alongside our Community Fund Partners to help them to scale their programming and strengthen their impact, and we are excited to see who comes through this year’s voting process.

“With voting now open, I encourage everyone to take a minute to vote through the PTSB website or mobile app to show your support for the organisation that means the most to you.”

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