The IGBF held its inaugural IGBF Midsummers Day event at Tayto Park last month, with over 350 attendees helping to support the IGBF with its ongoing charitable work.
The event, which took place on Saturday June 21, also featured a major prize draw, which saw a top prize of a €2,500 family holiday awarded, as well as five Tayto Park seasonal passes.
The Irish Grocers Benevolent Fund (IGBF), founded over 30 years ago, is a national registered charity assisting people in the retail, wholesale and supplier trade sectors. The objective of the fund is to provide financial relief for persons in need who have been involved in these trade sectors.
The charity currently assists nearly 300 families / individuals monthly and will contribute over €650,000 annually on welfare support without any governmental funding. The breadth and depth of support is inclusive of annual annuities and crisis grants.